Nokia Lumia 800 vs Lumia 900

Updated October 6, 2023

The success story of Windows platform in the smart phone industry opened up new doors for mobile users who are bored with Apple and Android OS functionality. The mobile giant has backed its popularity with Windows phone Lumia 800, which was one of the best refreshing and gorgeous handset ever launched in the smart phone market. Recently, Nokia also launched Lumia 900, delivering similar functionality and features of Lumia 800.

Here, is a short review on both these popular Lumia smartphones.

Build and Overview

Lumia 800:

Lumia 800 is the first windows Phone 7 device launched with decent specifications. It is good to notice that Nokia has come out of its old Symbian platform and concentrated on latest windows OS on their new Lumia handsets. The device looks fantastic and sleek with its perfectly moulded polycarbonate body. Powerful 3.7 inch AMOLED display offers  excellent and bright contrast ratios. The added tiled user interface is going to mesmerize handset users.

Lumia 900:

Those who are already familiar with Lumia 800, will feel that Lumia 900 is much bigger and boasts advanced features. This smart phone comes with a massive 4.3 inch Amoled screen. The handset has a polycarbonate body that fits perfectly with the Gorilla display. Similar to its sibling, Lumia 900 has a neatly integrated camera on its backside, volume buttons on the right side, headphone jack and microUSB charging ports at the bottom side.

Features and Specs

Lumia 800:

Lumia 800 weighs around 142g and is powered by 1450 mAh Li-Ion battery. The smart phone fits perfectly into the hands with the neatly curved edges. The handset runs on Windows Mobile 7.5 OS. Lumia 800 comes with 3D Accelerometer, Light Sensor, Micro SIM support, Proximity Sensor, SA-GPS and Wi-Fi positioning. This handset boasts an impressive 8 MP camera capable of capturing stunning videos at 3x digital zoom. The device supports 16GB of internal storage and no provision for external memory slot.

Lumia 900:

Lumia 900 weighs 160g. It has a 1830 mAh Li-Ion battery. Similar to its popular sibling, the new Lumia 900 comes with Windows Mobile v7.5, with codenamed as Mango. This latest OS brings advanced features into the smart phone like threaded messages, IE9 inclusion, improved integration of Xbox Live, multi-tasking and enhanced live titles. The device has an 8 MP Carl Zeiss wide-angle camera on the backside which makes it simple for you to shoot more objects within the frame. The handset comes with 16GB internal storage space and there isn’t any provision for external memory card slot in Lumia 900, as well.


Lumia 800:

Lumia 800 comes with a powerful single-core speedy 1.4GHz processor and consists of 512MB of RAM. The Lumia 800 user interface is pretty interesting and runs very smoothly to switch between pages. Nokia Drive is interesting app that gives you detailed driving directions. Nokia Music offered on this device is very powerful as usual and it even allows you to buy your favourite tracks directly. Use People Hub to connect on social sites like twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Lumia 900:

Lumia 900 also has a powerful 1.4GHz Scorpion processor and boasts 512MB of internal RAM. The device also has a decent front facing camera capable of shooting videos at 720p resolution. The capacitive touchscreen offers a very good response and makes your task simpler and easier. Now you can browse the high-speed internet with 4G LTE upgrade. The device is also packed with various connectivity options like USB 2.0, GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1.


Both Lumia 800 and 900 smartphones has a bigger screen and superb build quality that pleases most of the smart phone users. Those who want to experience the Windows Phone for the first time can go for Lumia 900 as it comes with big display screen and higher specification.

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Author Bio:- The author of this article is a professional blogger on latest mobile technology. He also writes articles and reviews on various topics like mobile recycling and sell your mobile phone.

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