For readers who are considering buying a Nokia phone this holiday season, here is a specs and price comparison between the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 820. The comparison could help users make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Nokia Lumia 800 comes with a 3.7 inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution. The Lumia 820 comes with a 4.3 inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution.
The Nokia Lumia 800 comes with 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm dimensions and weighs 142 grams. The Lumia 820 comes with 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm dimensions and is slightly heavier, weighing 160 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nokia Lumia 800 is equipped with a 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor and Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset. It has 16 GB of internal memory and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Lumia 820 is equipped with a 1.5 GHz dual core Krait processor and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Nokia Lumia 800 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system, which can be upgraded to the 7.8 version. It has 512 MB of RAM. The Lumia 820 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, which can be upgraded to WP8 Amber. It has 1 GB of RAM.
The Nokia Lumia 800 sports an 8 MP primary camera with features like auto focus and dual LED flash. The device does not have a secondary camera. The Nokia Lumia 820 also sports an 8 MP camera with similar features. The secondary camera on the device is a VGA camera.
The Nokia Lumia 800 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery, which allows a talk time of about 9 hours and 30 minutes on 3G or music play of about 55 hours. The Nokia Lumia 820 comes with a Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery, which allows a talk time of about 8 hours on 3G or music play of about 55 hours.
Readers who are considering the iPhone 4S or the Samsung Galaxy S3, click here to read a comparison of the specs and price between the two popular devices.
Price in Australia
The Nokia Lumia 800 is prices at around AU $319.95 and the NextG compatible variant of the phone is priced at around AU $299.95. The Lumia 820 is priced at around AU $289.95 in Australia.
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