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The Nokia Lumia 800 is Now Priced at RM584

Posted on the 28 February 2013 by Gunsirit @gunsirit

nokia lumia 800 budget malaysia The Nokia Lumia 800 is now priced at RM584

Another device of interest today is the Nokia Lumia 800. A brief visit to some popular online stores (Lelong) gave me the price impression of the device – revealing a price range of the cheapest at RM584 or US$189 and to the top at RM1460 (US$472). The Lumia 800 was introduced in the market by Nokia in October 2011 with a staggering introductory price of RM1650 (US$534). Originally it was a high-end Windows Phone but has now become one of the most wanted budget phone available in the market.

Specifications wise the Nokia Lumia 800 sports a Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor and an accompanying Adreno 205 GPU. It runs under Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango which is also upgradable to v7.8. It has 512MB of RAM, 16GB of an internal memory, sadly there is no memory card slot for this device. The screen is a 3.7-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen offering 16M colors at a 480 x 800 pixels resolutions. The screen also has Corning Gorilla Glass protection and features a Nokia ClearBlack display as well. Apart from that,  it is also offered with an 8MP main camera at the rear featuring 3264 x 2448 pixels with Carl Zeiss optics together with auto-focus and dual-LED flash. It is capable of shooting video at [email protected] Sadly again, there is no secondary camera. Below are the key features and down sides of the phone for your convenience, courtesy of GSMarena. For a fuller information in term of specs, please visit GSMarena website here.

nokia lumia 800 cheap malaysia The Nokia Lumia 800 is now priced at RM584

Key features

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support
  • Quad-band 3G with 14.4 Mbps HSDPA and 5.7 Mbps HSUPA support
  • 3.7″ 16M-color AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of 480 x 800 pixel resolution
  • Scratch resistant Gorilla glass display with anti-glare polarizer
  • 8 megapixel autofocus camera with dual LED flash, [email protected] video recording and fast f/2.2 lens
  • Windows Phone 7.5 OS (Mango)
  • 1.4GHz Scorpion CPU, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8255 chipset, 512MB of RAM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Non-painted polycarbonate unibody, curved screen
  • GPS receiver with A-GPS support and free lifetime voice-guided navigation
  • Digital compass
  • 16GB on-board storage
  • Active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic
  • Built-in accelerometer and proximity sensor
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack; FM Radio with RDS
  • microUSB port
  • Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and EDR
  • Impressively deep and coherent SNS integration throughout the interface

Main disadvantages

  • Display is much dimmer than the N9′s display
  • No Flash or Silverlight support in browser
  • No USB mass storage (file management and sync pass only through Zune)
  • No video calls and no front-facing camera either
  • Non-user-replaceable battery
  • No memory card slot (and no 64GB version like the N9)
  • microSIM card slot
  • No native DivX/XviD support, videos have to be transcoded by Zune

Nokia Lumia 800 Video Review

[Video review courtesy of PhoneArena]


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