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Symbian/Nokia Belle feature Pack 2 (FP2) revealed. Improved browser is the first in probable changelog.

The HTML5test.com scores for different browsers have given a very interesting clue about upcoming updates for Symbian Belle devices 603,700,701 and obviously 808 pureview.

Nokia Belle FP 2 (S60 5.5) Nokia 701 242 9
Nokia Belle FP 1 (S60 5.4) Nokia 603, 700 and 701 212 9

It has revealed  new Belle update , Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 (FP 2) and the improved browser which is supposed to come with this FP 2 scores 242 with 9 bonus points, While the Nokia Belle Feature Pack 1 (FP 1) which comes pre-loaded on 808 pureview scores 212 with 9 bonus points. Significant improvement over FP 1 browser.

So, now it seems Nokia Belle future updates will come to 603, 700, 701 and 808 pureview in form of Feature packs upgrades. This might be a good strategy, as it gives an impression of proactive device support and customer care by the Manufacturer. And it is not something new, as many will know that Anna and Belle were one as PR2.0, before they were released as separate updates.

Also interesting to note that in below screenshot,

Symbian Belle is S60 5.3, Nokia Belle FP1 is S60 5.4 and Nokia Belle FP2 is S60 5.5.

It gives rise to interesting possibility that Nokia/Symbian Carla is now coming after two separate updates namely Nokia Belle FP1 and Nokia Belle FP2  . And may be some new Symbian devices may be introduced at the time of release of Carla.

As has been seen on the Nokia developer site that Carla is separate update from FP2. So may be FP 1 and FP 2 brings the current crop at the level of pre-Carla before Carla is finally released and as has been confirmed by our sources that might happen in Q4 for all devices and in Q3 603, 700, 701 and 808 pureview might start shipping with Carla as the native Firmware.

http://nokiapoweruser.com/2012/02/21/symbiannokia-carla-update-coming-to-all-devices-in-q4-2012-603700701-to-ship-with-carla-in-q3-2012/

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Nayan

Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Android, iOS, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx since long.

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  • Gopinath

    Its great news for all symbian users…im using 603 and after fp1 update my phone is much better….love u symbian….

  • IND MAKA

    Hello, please please tell me if symbian belle FP 1 and 2 and NFC updates are available in nokia 500. If they don’t give this update to 500, i m gonna buy an android. . .

  • paul

    Nokia Carla is top1 OS in the world. Hope Nokia keep updating Symbian, instead of the obsolete windowsphones.

  • Mohit

    That’s why, people use to say that Android is better than Symbian; Very poor performance!

    • Even Android gingerbread 2.3.3 native browser has nothing awesome to write about.Also real life performance is not dependent on HTML 5 as it has still not that big, but will be in coming times.

  • El navegador de Symbian es lo que Nokia debería de mejorar primordial mente, espero que estas mejoras sean significativas y este a la altura de la competencia…

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