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Nokia updates Symbian OS on N8, C7 and C6-01

Nokia handsets running on Symbian^3 OS or which is now plainly called Symbian, got a software update recently. Affected devices are the N8, C7 and C6-01 and Nokia says that the software update 1.1 will offer better and smoother performance which is the one of the common complaints of these handsets, as well as new features.


Tweaks and fixes has been made to enhance user experience so expect enhanced stability on your Symbian-powered Nokia handsets. As for some new features, they’re as follows:

  • Meeting requests can be accepted directly from email invitations;
  • Maps integration in email, which means people can view the meeting location on the map when the address is mentioned in the location field in the invite.
  • For Nokia N8 users:
  • New Quick Office 6.4 editor version, which offers editing possibilities and allows zooming in & out in Word documents.
  • Three high quality games will also be preloaded on new devices ““ Need for Speed Shift, Real Golf and Galaxy on Fire. (In some countries, Need for Speed is replaced with Asphalt 5). For current N8 users, these are available for free from Ovi Suite & Ovi Store.

What’s missing? How about the QWERTY keyboard on portrait mode? Or a way to show the text message when composing your own message? Not quite sure if they improved the web browser too. Nokia, however, assures us that more goodies are on the way.

Get the update through Software Update on your device or through Ovi Suite.

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