Nokia Lumia 800

nokia lumia 800 front-rearDesign

116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm, 142 gram, candy bar

Nokia Lumia 800 using N9 screen design concept which is decrease physic button like other multimedia device. The differences were N9 screen surface formed assertive accent, Lumia 800 slightly convex. For the rest parts covered with doff plastic material, so it would slippery when used.

Nokia Lumia 800 convenience in hand. Do not enforce to look wider and bigger but have enough space to enjoy multimedia file and other features. Even not the thinnest device, convex contour in it, saved space in pocket or desk.

Every small and simple design always has something to be sacrificed. First, planted battery, loosed of external memory, and last Micro SIM used.

Nokia provide microUSB port and 3.5 mm Audio jack.


AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16 million color, 480 x 800 pixel, 3.7 inches (-225 ppi pixel density)

Nokia planted his latest technology on Nokia Lumia 800 Screen. Using corny Gorilla glass which is scratch resistance and Anti-Glare Polarizer which is screen can use under sunlight or not.

His 480×800 pixel in 3.7 inches screen feel convenience. With Windows phone interface it’s look fits. Outdoor using with brightest sunlight doesn’t bother Nokia Lumia 800 screen performance.

OS and Interface

Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

Nokia Lumia 800 using Windows Phone 7.5 Operating System called ‘Mango’, it were Windows Phone 7 upgrade, even in performance nothing change.

If comparing with N9 using Meego, user can found big differences.
First, chance over from one feature to another with finger swap, now simplified with three unique Windows Phone button. From left to right there back, home, and search button.

Second, features layout and homescreen design. Like other Windows Phone it separate into two, Home screen and main menu which is homescreen were bunch of features that user purposive put in there, meanwhile main menu were place where all Nokia Lumia 800 features installed in list mode.

When open a feature user will find new concept, where those feature arrange in different page. User can access it by swap screen to right or left.

Audio and Video features

Video and Audio in Nokia Lumia 800 settings by Zune Player. Zune were player and also multimedia synchronize device for Windows Phone hardware. Which means file and compatibility support on Zune Phone similar with Zune PC, especially in Audio compatibility.

Data transfer via Zune PC Automatic player would filter which file compatible with phone.
Unfortunately Nokia Lumia 800 don’t have ability to perform divx/vidx file as default. Similar with iPhone still need additional application.

Good news, Lumia 800 user will get Monster headset as bonus. It’s expensive and has good quality.


8MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss Optics, Autofocus, dual-LED flash, 720p video recorder@30fps.

Nokia Lumia 800 has wider-angle camera than iPhone, so it can capture wider angle. But like other Nokia device, had high color saturation. Generally it quite good result for indoor and outdoor.

With same camera, user could recording video until 720p. video result has natural color with stable framerate quality in 30fps range.


Windows Marketplace, Nokia Apps

Like others smartphones Lumia 800 already prepare software online shop called Windows Marketplace. Similar with Android market, user can download and installed application through device. But Windows Marketplace more exclusive because less free application.

Nokia Map and Navigations

Nokia Map, Nokia Drive

Great features from Nokia were his Navigation, Nokia known with his free and accurate navigation. As usual, user can download map and sound navigation (available in many languages) after that Lumia 800 will be your GPS.

Nokia Lumia 800 Conclusion

Nokia Lumia 800 were first device using Windows phone Mango, even still has limitation, generally it has good performance. Great connection, camera , video and Audio also application availability.

The advantage and disadvantage of Nokia Lumia 800


  • Wifi
  • Monster Purify HD free
  • User friendly Interface
  • Pre installed Microsoft Office support
  • Zune Player
  • XBOX Live
  • Windows Marketplace
  • Nokia Maps


  • No additional memory slot
  • Synchronize data only through Zune PC
  • No Tethering
  • Without front camera
  • Without flash support on browser

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