nokia lumia 800 windows smartphone
nokia lumia 800 windows smartphone nokia lumia 800 windows smartphone
oct 26, 2011

nokia lumia 800 windows smartphone

the ‘lumia 800’ by nokia

nokia has officially announced its ‘lumia 800‘ windows smartphone. with a 3.7-inch AMOLED curved capacitive touchscreen, the device is designed for one-click access to common social networks and contacts.

the phone’s one-piece body measures 4.6 inches tall by 2.4 inches wide and 0.5 inches deep (116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm), weighing 5 ounces (142 grams). its only tactile buttons are a power key, camera shutter, and volume controls. a 8-megapixel rear camera with carl zeiss optics offers still-frame and HD video shooting.

 the device includes 25 GB of ‘skydrive’ cloud storage, on top of 16 GB of internal memory, driven by a single-core snapdragon processor. microsoft office documents are handled natively, with internet explorer 9 mobile with HTML 5 support for web browsing. mango’s ’tiles’ navigation showcases common applications and information (for example, the number of new messages in e-mail or SMS) all on a single screen.

released among five other new devices at nokia world 2011, the ‘nokia lumia 800’ is expected to retail for 420 euro (approximately 585 USD). the device is produced in black, cyan, and magenta, scheduled for release in the UK in late 2011 and in the united states in 2012.

front and back view of the device

the ‘lumia 800’ is produced in black, magenta, and cyan

  • Looks cool and sleek. It probably has gorilla glass

    cool guy says:
  • Cool, is it the new ipod?

    Ibbale says:
  • I don’t get the point of just posting the press release from Nokia.
    A few interesting informations for designers such as the fact that the body is made of machined polycarbonate would be welcome.

    June says:
  • haha way to go again! everybody needs to copy apple… nokia, lg, samsung, blackberry are pathetic all they want is copy, no innovations what so ever…LAME

    nc says:
  • This is so Apple.

    Vin says:
  • for God sake… now everything that people design is a copy from apple? just because it’s clean, doesn´t mean that is a copy..

    Ch says:
  • beautiful than apple

    jason says:
  • If you design something, but in the end of your creative process you discover that what you have thinked already exist (is called benchmark), you must turn back. In this case it is TOO MUCH similar to the ipod.
    I apologize for the english 🙂

    Ibbale says:
  • I don’t see the design reference Apple.
    – Volume controls on the side: where else would you put them?
    – Audio out at the top: where else would you put it?
    – Tapered corners: that’s ionic to Nokia
    – Curved glass screen: no Apple device has this
    – Centred camera: Apple devices have it in the corner
    – One-piece polycarbonate enclosure: doesn’t sound like Apple to me
    – Coloured body: so you’re telling me that since iPods have coloured bodies, no other company can make coloured-body devices?

    You should know that I’m not hatin’ Apple – I personally roll with an iPhone. I’m just very disgusted with all these comments saying that Nokia has copied Apple. Be smart about your analysis people!

    Ricardo says:
  • I completely agree with Ricardo… device design has limitations within the scope of the device. Ergonomics demand the device be a certain shape. Nokia has done a great job designing a device that is appealing. It just doesn’t seem like the “copy” of apple that everyone is saying it is. I think there is a lot of bias towards Apple. Good job to Nokia… finally! Now, bring back Meego and create an Android version and you will win the world.

    Captain America says:
  • I thought this was a student project when I saw the thumbnail, the renderings are so average!

    I agree with Richardo and Capt. America – Smart phone/tablet function leaves little room for innovative design.

    Apple filing various lawsuits against other companies doesn’t seem like much more than childish attempts to intimidate the rest of the market…

    ben crichton, melbourne says:
  • I wonder what is the difference with the N9 though…

    thevzitor says:

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