Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 800 review: Nokia's first Windows Phone is also the first smartphone to effectively compete with iPhone and Android rivals

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  • Expert Rating

    4.00 / 5
  • User Rating

    4.50 / 5 (of 6 Reviews)
  • Price

    $ 699.00 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Mamray

4.0

1

Pros
Great design & full fo high tech info'
Cons
Transfer restrictions
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I like the handset, but I would prefer the additional option to transfer Office files direct from my PC to the handset. Is there an alternative to the skydrive?
My old blackberry was great for sync' files and outlook appointments etc.
If software for the above was introduced for the Nokia 800 Lumia it would make life and working with this phone a ball!

nick

4.0

2

Pros
operating system, camera, maps/navigation
Cons
speaker volume, screen brightness in direct sunlight, battery
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i have had the phone for 3 weeks
CRITICISMS – SCREEN AT FULL BRIGHTNESS = IPHONE 4S SCREEN AT HALF BRIGHTNESS. difficult to read in sunlight.
- BATTERY LIFE – with location services on it is just atrocious – again iphone 4s is significantly better even with location on.
- SPEAKERS – too quiet at maximum volume

minor criticisms include the lack of front faicng camera and memory expansion

On the bright side i love the windows OS and the market seems to be improving week by week – several banks are now releasing apps although not NAB yet. nokia maps/drive are both excellent. WINDOWS OS is very fast – no lag on the screen although i have encountered a tiny bit of lag loading internet explorer. possibly downloading a different browser would help

Thomas

5.0

3

Pros
The whole thing
Cons
Nothing
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The very best smartphone on the market!

Evan

3.5

4

Pros
Design, Colours, Camera, Screen
Cons
"Haptic Feedback", net speed, OS problems
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Used this phone for about 4 hours.
Some great things:
Nice camera, very cool look and feel. OS is very smooth. Sceen is the best ive seen, even with a lower res than other devices (compared side by side with iphone 4s, its lumia is better imo)

Deal breakers:
"Haptic Feedback" (vibration when you hit buttom buttons) CANNOT be turned off. This drove me insane in just this short time of use.
Constant issues connecting to services (facebook, email) - even over wifi. Had other devices on same connection working fine.
- not enough apps.

My biggest issues are software based so its possible this phone could be fixed in the future via updates.

Zarniw0Op

5.0

5

Pros
Everything
Cons
Nothing!
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I don't have one, I have a Samsung Focus S but my wife has one and I have to admit it, I do look at its design and think yep, it's knocked the iPhone 4 (s) off the gold medal position and it is the nicest looking smartphone on the market bar none!

zero_kool

5.0

6

Pros
Design,UI,Nokia Drive n Nokia MIx
Cons
Lack of NFC & Expandable Storage
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The Device is as awesome as it gets.....
Smooth Fluid OS with the BEST design in class...
Though WP7.5 does NOT support NFC as of now... it would have been great if Nokia could have put it into it....

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