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Nokia X pre-order reaching almost 4 million in China, but may not be the full story

Nokia X pre-order reaching almost 4 million in China, but may not be the full story

Nokia's brand new Android-based smartphone "X" has been gaining amazing momentum in China, at least it looks so on paper. On March 10, Nokia started a pre-order campaign on JD.com, one of China's leading online vendors. Within 4 days, over 1 million units were pre-ordered through the platform. Earlier today Nokia China made an announcement with updated numbers, pushing the total count...

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Samsung and Google fear higher patent fees; raise concerns with Chinese courts about Microsoft's Nokia purchase

Samsung and Google fear higher patent fees; raise concerns with Chinese courts about Microsoft's Nokia purchase

Google and Samsung have joined Chinese mobile phone manufacturers in expressing concerns to Chinese courts about Microsoft's purchase of Nokia. Redmond is set to absorb Nokia's phone business for 7.2 billion dollars, integrating the division responsible for Lumia, Asha and X device families. The reasons behind this move are fears that the deal will result in higher patent licensing...

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Nokia Lumia 630’s specs revealed, running Windows Phone 8.1 and expected for mid-April in China

Nokia Lumia 630’s specs revealed, running Windows Phone 8.1 and expected for mid-April in China

The Nokia Lumia 630 (aka ‘Moneypenny’) is expected to be the follow up to the Lumia 620, but with some beefier specs. The reason? It will be one of the first Windows Phone 8.1 devices, so it will be getting a lot of attention. Information about the device has now come forwarded from Nuoji it, a user on Baidu who leaked the information yesterday. In addition, a new, lower resolution...

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Still waiting for Lumia Black? Nokia China reportedly rolling out the update from next week

Still waiting for Lumia Black? Nokia China reportedly rolling out the update from next week

Nokia's Lumia Black update (rolling out alongside the Update 3 from Microsoft) is still being loaded on hardware in numerous markets post-Nokia World, but should you reside in China, you're more than likely still waiting for the update to hit your Windows Phone. Today, we've got some good news for you. WPDang has learnt through sources that China will see the Lumia Black update from...

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Nokia Lumia 920 reportedly gets jailbroken, but there are more questions than answers

Nokia Lumia 920 reportedly gets jailbroken, but there are more questions than answers

File this under wishful thinking, but the venerable Lumia 920 has allegedly been jailbroken. That’s the claim from hacker poandsou and Silen Tech, who have posted a video supposedly demonstrating a Lumia 920 with the jailbreak enabled. For owners of the Lumia 920, or potentially any other Windows Phone 8 device, jailbreaking could bring a new avenue of development and customization,...

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Nokia Lumia 1320 goes on sale in China for $412 (¥2499), coming to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore

Nokia Lumia 1320 goes on sale in China for $412 (¥2499), coming to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore

Besides the Lumia 525 going wider yesterday in China, the other Lumia phablet aka the Lumia 1320 is finally available as well. Today, China started selling the 6-inch 720P device, which features a 1.7 GHz dual core processor and 8 GB of internal storage. Announced on Nokia Conversations, the device can be picked up from retailers like JD.com for ¥2499 starting on December 31, which is...

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Nokia employees at the Dongguan factory in China go on strike over Microsoft deal (Updated)

Nokia employees at the Dongguan factory in China go on strike over Microsoft deal (Updated)

Update: More info has come forward, reported below The Nokia and Microsoft deal is going well so far, with shareholders now also on board. However, it appears that not everyone approves the acquisition as some of Nokia's China workforce have gone on strike. According to reports, hundreds of workers at a Chinese Nokia factory located in Dongguan, Guangdong Province have on strike. As...

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