Nokia Lumia 800 evaluation | Professional Critiques


It feels a bit unusual to jot down this, however by way of smartphones each Microsoft and Nokia are presently the little guys battling in opposition to the giants of Google and Apple. It sort of is smart, subsequently, for the 2 firms to come back collectively to struggle again, and their first joint assault take the type of the Nokia Lumia 800.

That is Nokia’s very first Home windows Telephone 7 gadget and marks the beginning of the cellphone producer shifting away from its Symbian platform. In some ways this handset might be make-or-break for the corporate.

It is good, then, that first impressions of the handset are so constructive. Measuring 117x61x12mm the Nokia Lumia 800 is not the thinnest we have seen and, at 142g, is about common for a smartphone, however its neat curved sides imply it suits comfortably into the hand.

Nokia Lumia 800

It appears to be like improbable, too, because of what Nokia calls the ‘single piece injection moulded polycarbonate shell’. It is this that provides the cellphone its modern and sculptured look. Though we reviewed the black model, extra enticing Cyan and Magenta variations are additionally obtainable. Including to the attractive appears to be like is the three.7in show, which has barely curved glass that makes it stand out from the physique of the cellphone. It is good to see that there is a black ‘bumper’ case included within the field to guard the cellphone from on a regular basis knocks and bumps, though it lessens the telephones desirability.

Nokia Lumia 800 colours

Powering up the cellphone exhibits the top quality of the AMOLED display. It is vibrant with wonderful distinction ratios. With its darkish blacks it actually brings out one of the best in Home windows Telephone 7’s tiled person interface. We additionally tried some photos on the Lumia 800 – colors regarded a bit over saturated, and have been a bit too punchy in some circumstances. We in contrast it to the iPhone 4S and located that Apple’s gadget produced extra life like tones, but it surely was little extra muted. Each are fairly evenly balanced and it is actually a matter of private selection as to which one you will choose.

With a decision of 800×480, the Lumia 800’s display falls consistent with different Home windows Telephone 7 units. Squeezed into the three.7in show, this decision has a excessive pixel density and we discovered photos and textual content to be pin sharp.


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