Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th Jan 2013 14:20 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Buried deep within Nokia's press release about its financial results, there's a line that pretty much signals the end of one of the most popular and successful mobile operating systems in history. With Nokia retiring its use, Symbian is no more.
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RE: Right
by zima on Fri 25th Jan 2013 19:57 UTC in reply to "Right"
zima
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2005-07-06

You don't seem to know much about Nokia and their offerings. Asha handsets (and Nokia "feature phones" in general) are Series 40, which is NOT Symbian.

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RE[2]: Right
by cdude on Fri 25th Jan 2013 20:24 in reply to "RE: Right"
cdude Member since:
2008-09-21

S30, S40, S60, S80. However. Symbian isn't Symbian any longer either. Its name Nokia BelleOS now. Its also not S40 (according to marketing) but Nokia Asha and some of the Asha's are even labeled Smartphones now. Wait till Nokia is renamed to NOK after selling off the IA for cash!

Edited 2013-01-25 20:26 UTC

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RE[3]: Right
by Nelson on Fri 25th Jan 2013 20:55 in reply to "RE[2]: Right"
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2005-11-29

They're labeled Smart Phones but counted as Mobile Devices. Else, they would've shown the 9.3 million Asha Touch phones as part of the 6.6 million (4.4 Lumia, 2.2 Symbian)

A combination of Series 40 and Lumia devices will save Nokia.

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RE[3]: Right
by zima on Fri 1st Feb 2013 23:34 in reply to "RE[2]: Right"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

S30, S40, S60, S80

What are you even trying to say here, what is your point with that post? It's nonsensical to group them like that - 30, 40 are different than 60, 80 (the two which are based on Symbian).

And whatever Nokia wants to call Belle, technically it's still very much Symbian.

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