AM News: NEC's 6.7mm Thin Android Phone, Nokia Lumia 800 Battery & Camera Issues Fixed, Samsung Galaxy S on Three

As the latest Japanese company to enter into the Android smartphone market, NEC recently launched one of their thinnest smartphones to date, the MEDIAS ES N-05D. In fact, it was only a few months ago that the company introduced the world's thinnest Android phone device.

Word on the street is that the existing line up of the Windows Phone 7 powered handsets such as the Nokia Lumia 800 won't be upgradable to Microsoft's forthcoming OS platform Windows 8. Needless to say, if this rumour turns out to be true, then it may result in becoming the biggest setback for those using these devices running on WP7.

Sky Go app will be made available for Android towards the end of February 2012, confirmed Sky. Through this application Android based device owners will be able to access live broadcast through five Sky Sports channels, Sky New, ESPN, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts besides 11 other Sky Movies channels. However, to access these service the owner must subscribe to the special package for their Android device.

Nokia's flagship WP7 handset Lumia 800 has been hampered with a string of setbacks, including suffering from battery woes as well as being dogged with camera and audio bugs. However, the company has acted fast and the battery troubles have since been solved by the Finnish mobile manufacturing giant.

UK mobile phone operator Three has announced that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy S Advance smartphone soon. Sylvia Chind, head of handsets at Three, said that the handset would "combine eye-catching design with powerful technology specs that make for an outstanding smartphone experience". The smartphone was announced yesterday and other network operators have yet to confirm whether they will sell the mid-range smartphone.