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Nokia has unveiled its first three Android smartphones after several turbulent years that saw the Finnish manufacturer lose its top spot in the mobile market as Google’s free OS became the biggest mobile software in the world.All three Android phones by Nokia – X, X+ and XL – run on a ‘customized’ version of Android operating system and will not have access to Play Store. Nokia XL, the biggest of the three new smartphones, has a 5-inch screen, 768MB RAM, 5MP auto-focus camera with LED flash on the back and 2MP front camera and costs 109 euros. Read the rest of this entry »

Technology firm Mozilla has showcased a smartphone prototype for developing countries, which could cost as less as $25 (about Rs 1,500).The company, which runs the Firefox browser, has partnered with Chinese low-cost chip maker Spreadtrum. Read the rest of this entry »

Finnish handset maker Jolla, founded by some ex-Nokia employees, is in talks with partners to sell its smartphones in India, initially by tapping the popular e-commerce route. The company has built its own operating system Sailfish which will provide users alternative to Android, Windows, Blackberry and Apple’s iOS. Sailfish OS is  available for free to install on other Android handsets. Jolla has announced agreement with F-Secure for mobile security on Sailfish OS .

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A team of ex-Nokia engineers is launching a smartphone based on the former world No. 1 cellphone maker’s old software, hoping to grab a share of a highly competitive market. The Jolla handset’s Sailfish operating platform is based on MeeGo software, which Nokia abandoned in 2011 when it switched over to using Microsoft Corp.’s Windows system. 

The 4.5-inch phone features an eight megapixel camera, supports fast 4G Internet connections and includes Nokia’s HERE maps covering 180  countries.

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European anti-trust regulator is looking at whether Internet major Google’s popular smartphone platform Android is violating fair competition norms. Android is one of the widely used smartphone operating platforms.

Going by estimates from global research firm Gartner, Android accounted for more than 80 per cent share in the smartphone operating system market during the third quarter of 2013.

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