Nokia Belle Refresh update launched!

Nokia just confirmed that the much awaited Nokia Belle Refresh started to roll out for Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia C7, Nokia C6-01, Nokia X7 and Nokia Oro with version 111.040.1511.

The Nokia E6 (version number 111.140.0058) will follow still this week while the Nokia 500 updates will start to be launched within the next few weeks.

Changes and improvements:

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

The update will be rolled out in phases, starting with the vanilla versions, country and operator variants will follow within the next weeks, depending on local and operator approvals.

Note after the update some apps may not work due to compatibility issues.

Thanks @kypbep for the screenshot and @hovoi for the Data Package release overview.

For more info and discussion please visit our Symbian^3 Firmware Discussion forum.

Author: Pece Andonoski

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