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Nokia intros Lumia 710, Lumia 800 WP7 smartphones

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 26 Oct 2011 7:19 User comments (4)

Nokia intros Lumia 710, Lumia 800 WP7 smartphones Nokia finally gives us some Windows Phone 7 handsets.
The release of the Nokia N9 smartphone was a bitter-sweet event. On one hand, it was praised for its sleek design and simple (MeeGo) user interface. On the other, it's absence from major markets, along with the very uncertain future of MeeGo, served as the ultimate buzz kill to Nokia's party.

Today, Nokia has shown an evolution of the N9, featuring the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango mobile operating system. It comes in the form of two new smartphones, the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710.

Nokia Lumia 800


The Nokia Lumia 800 comes in cyan, megenta and black, featuring a 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack display. It is powered by a 1.4GHz processor and features hardware accelerated graphics. It comes with 16GB of internal memory, and also uses 25GB of SkyDrive cloud storage.


Nokia Lumia 800 Specifications
  • Dimensions: H - 116.5mm; W - 61.2mm; D - 12.1mm. Weighs 142g.
  • Display: 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack capacitive touch-screen, 800x480px.
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8255 1.4GHz.
  • Memory: 512MB SDRAM.
  • Operating Band: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900; WCDMA Band V (850), I (2100), II (1900), VIII (900).
  • Data Bearer: WCDMA, EDGE Class B, GPRS Class B, HSUPA Cat6 5.76 Mbps, HSDPA Cat10 14.4 Mbps, WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Dual Transfer Mode (MSC 32).
  • Local Connectivity: WiFi, Micro USB, USB Mass Storage, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR, USB 2.0 High-Speed, 3.5mm AHJ Connector, Bluetooth Stereo Audio.
  • WLAN Support: 802.11b/g/n, WEP, WPA, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise.
  • Storage/User Memory: 16GB mass memory; SkyDrive 25GB cloud storage.
  • Camera: 8 megapixels; Photo - 3984x2992; Video - 1280x720, 30fps, MPEG-4.
  • Camera Digital Zoom: 3x.
  • Music: Supported Codecs - AAC, M4B, MP3, WMA, EVRC, MP42, QCELP; Formats - FLAC, Ogg Vorbis.
  • Video: Formats - ASF, AVI, VC-1, WMV-9, MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, 3GPP formats (H.263).
  • Navigation: GPS, A-GPS, CellID, SA-GPS, WiFi Positioning.
  • Internet: Internet Explorer 9 Mobile.
  • Operating System: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.
  • Battery: BV-5JW 3.7V 1450mAh, USB charged.
  • Battery Charge: 2G Talk - 13 hours; GSM Standby - 265 hours; 3G Talk - 9.5 hours; 3G Standby - 335 hours; Music Playback - 55 hours; Video Playback - 7 Hours.
  • Other: TV-Out; Micro SIM; Nokia Maps; Bing Maps; Flight Mode; Nokia Drive; Nokia Music; Nokia Store; 2 Microphones; Microsoft Lync; 3D Accelerometer; Proximity Sensor; Megnetometer Sensor; Ambient Light Sensor; Nokia Contacts Transfer.
The new Nokia Lumia 800 is now available in select countries for pre-order on www.nokia.com and is scheduled to roll-out across France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK in November, with 31 leading operators and retailers providing unprecedented marketing support in those first six countries. It is scheduled to be available in Hong Kong, India, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan before the end of the year, and in further markets in early 2012.

Excluding taxes and carrier subsidies, the Nokia Lumia 800 costs approximately ?420.




Nokia Lumia 710


The Nokia Lumia 710 is available in either black or white (with changeable back covers). It features the same 1.4GHz processor as the Lumia 800, as well as the same hardware accelerated graphics.



Nokia Lumia 710 Specifications
  • Dimensions: H - 119.0mm; W - 62.4mm; D - 12.5mm. Weighs 126g.
  • Display: 3.7-inch TFT ClearBlack capacitive touch-screen, 800x480px.
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8255 1.4GHz.
  • Memory: 512MB SDRAM.
  • Operating Band: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900; WCDMA Band I (2100), II (1900), VIII (900).
  • Data Bearer: WCDMA, EDGE Class B, GPRS Class B, HSUPA Cat6 5.76 Mbps, HSDPA Cat10 14.4 Mbps, WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Dual Transfer Mode (MSC 32).
  • Local Connectivity: WiFi, Micro USB, USB Mass Storage, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR, USB 2.0 High-Speed, 3.5mm AHJ Connector, Bluetooth Stereo Audio.
  • WLAN Support: 802.11b/g/n, WEP, WPA, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise.
  • Storage/User Memory: 8GB mass memory, expandable with micro-SD card up to 24GB.
  • Camera: 5 megapixels; Photo - 2596x1460; Video - 1280x720, 30fps, MPEG-4.
  • Camera Digital Zoom: 4x; Video - 3X
  • Music: Supported Codecs - AAC, MP3, WMA, AAC+, eAAC; Formats - FLAC, Ogg Vorbis.
  • Video: Formats - ASF, AVI, WMV-9, MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, 3GPP formats (H.263).
  • Navigation: GPS, A-GPS, CellID, SA-GPS, WiFi Positioning.
  • Internet: Internet Explorer 9 Mobile.
  • Operating System: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.
  • Battery: BP-3L 3.7V 1300mAh, USB charged.
  • Battery Charge: 2G Talk - 6.9 hours; GSM Standby - 400 hours; 3G Talk - 7.6 hours; 3G Standby - 400 hours; Music Playback - 38 hours; Video Playback - 6 Hours.
  • Other: Micro SIM; Bing Maps; Flight Mode; Nokia Drive; Nokia Music; Nokia Store; 2 Microphones; Microsoft Lync; 3D Accelerometer; Proximity Sensor; Megnetometer Sensor; Ambient Light Sensor; Nokia Contacts Transfer.
The Nokia Lumia 710 is scheduled to be available first in Hong Kong, India, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan toward the end of the year alongside the Nokia Lumia 800, before becoming available in further markets in early 2012.

Excluding taxes and carrier subsidies, the Nokia Lumia 710 will sell for approximately ?270.



Nokia also announced its plans to introduce a portfolio of products into the US in early 2012 and into mainland China in the first half of 2012. In addition to the existing products, which include coverage for WCDMA and HSPA, Nokia also plans LTE and CDMA products to address specific local market requirements.

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4 user comments

126.10.2011 8:46

That 800 looks pretty good to me. I don't think these phones will be flops; hopefully they'll give WP7 a better name. Currently have WP7 on my HD2, I don't know why everyone hates on it. It's nice and minimalistic. This is the only system my defective GPS works on too apparently so f*** all you critics :P


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226.10.2011 12:25

For my next phone I'm torn between either the Galaxy Nexus, Focus S, or Nokia Lumia 800. Form factor, the nokia wins hands down. But with specs they're at the bottom. Yes WP7 doesn't need it, but I would be settled on the 800 for sure, if they at least put 1GB Ram, larger battery, and used an RGB AMOLED instead of Pentile. The Nexus uses this too, but has a much higher resolution, and supposedly it’s not as vibrant as the display In the GS2. Or maybe I should wait for the GSIII….

326.10.2011 13:23

Display: 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack capacitive touch-screen, 800x480px.
480?


Oh, Im sorry... Did the middle of my sentence interrupt the beginning of yours?

428.10.2011 8:31

The ZUNE phone

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