Quick heads up Symbian people!

Nokia are rolling out an update for gen 1 Symbian devices called Nokia Belle Refresh for Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia C7, Nokia C6-01, Nokia X7 and Nokia Oro with version number 111.040.1511 (While, Nokia E6, version number 111.140.0058, will follow still this week, Nokia 500 updates will start to be launched within the next few weeks).

The update will be rolled out in phases, starting with the vanilla versions (ie. basic software variants without any specific operator or country configuration). Country and operator variants will follow within the next weeks, depending on local and operator approvals.

Here’s a video of the Nokia N8 running Belle ‘Refresh’

Changelog : 

Browser 8.3 (without UI Threading)

  • Full HTML5 Support
  • Services available also offline

Nokia Maps Suite 3.09  – available via IAD in case of FOTA update

  • Use your voice to search – Maps and Drive
  • See your photos on Map
  • Multi-point routing with the route planner
  • Explore cool places nearby, straight from your home screen.
  • Public transport integrated with line information and departure times.

Social 1.5 – available via IAD in case of FOTA update

  • Automatic Contacts linking to Facebook and Twitter
  • New home screen widgets
  • Improved performance
  • Renewed app layout & FB notifications

N8 Imaging Update

  • Big Screen
  • Colorize IT (excl. China)
  • PlayTo (home electronics connectivity)
  • Gallery widget
  • Qt4.8
  • Ovi Services branding to Nokia Services
  • Updated Nokia Store

Improved music player

  • Refreshed ‘Now Playing’ view
  • Lists are tabbed for easy access , swipe from one tab to another
  • New ‘Artist View’
  • Play & pause in pull-down status pane

New widgets

  • Clock, analogue big
  • Clock, mechanic
  • Clock, text
  • Clock, flip
  • Calendar, agenda view
  • RSS widget
  • Bookmark
  • Contact, individual (Social upgrades)
  • Contact, Group (group support upgrade)
  • Music Player, medium
  • Weather, now
  • Weather forecast
  • My Location
  • Social widget
  • Facebook, summary
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Mobile data counter
  • Search
  • Email, new arrival
  • Gallery
  • Notes
  • Email, detailed

Toggles

  • 2G/3G
  • Offline
  • Silent
  • BT on/off
  • Cellular data on/off

Download this PC software Nokia Belle-compatible phonesconnect phone to PC, let the software detect your device, goto tools -> software updates! Follow through all steps.

Let us know how it goes. Happy updating!

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