About two weeks ago we reported that Vodafone Australia published a status reports with the information that they are preparing software updates for Nokia handsets. Vodafone Australia has now released the firmware updates to selected Nokia smartphones, Nokia Belle is now available for N8, C7, E7 and FW12070 for the Nokia Lumia 800 over Vodafone Australia.
Nokia N8, C7, E7 – Belle:
- New home screen
- Simplified interaction
- Streamlined imaging experience
- New Nokia Maps
- Three more homescreens
- Loads of multi-sized, interactive widgets
- Adding new widgets and shortcuts is easer, just tap and hold on your homescreen
- Widgets snap to grid, can be moved between pages, and move to next free spot automatically
- Both portrait and landscape have their own optimised layouts
- Digital & Analogue Clocks
- Contacts (individual and favourites)
- WiFi on/off
- Social (including Twitter and Facebook)
- Music Player & FM Radio
- Profile Selection
Easier on-device navigation:
- Redesigned Toolbar: All options are easily at hand, consistent back-stepping in every application.
- Flat Menu Structure: Easy to find content with integrated search and markers for new content, new ability to add folders where needed.
- More consistent behaviour of long-touch gesture.
- Status bar displays the most relevant information
- Pull-down gesture expands notification area for further detail
- Better battery performance
- Camera automatically detects 50/60Hz to remove flicker in stills and videos.
- Updated camera settings.
- Improved charger detection.