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Nokia Lumia 800

Nokia Lumia 800

from  $80+
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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

This is an attractive option if you're a fan of Windows Phone and great design. It's far from perfect, though, and Nokia's best is yet to come.

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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

80
 

User Reviews

80
Vigants
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
TheloniousMunnk
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
70
kimmend
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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Score Breakdown

 
79
Average Critic Score
 
80
Engadget
This is an attractive option if you're a fan of Windows Phone and great design. It's far from perfect, though, and Nokia's best is yet to come.
 
70
SlashGear
A brilliant camera and compelling design, paired with a usable and clever platform, add up to a handset that’s straightforward enough for first-time smartphone users but still has enough appeal for those more familiar with advanced phones.
 
70
Wired
So it’s a solid phone, and an exemplar of how Windows Phone OS is supposed to look and act. Unfortunately, the Lumia 800 may be a “too little, too late” player in the fast-paced smartphone game.
 
90
Pocket-Lint
In future models we would like to see a front facing camera, NFC and we'd love a dock. ... However, get past those quibbles and the Nokia Lumia 800 is a lovely phone. It's a phone that will evoke fond memories, a phone that makes using your phone fun, and a phone that you will be keen to show off again and again.
 
80
ZDNet UK
Nokia has delivered some personalisation features for both professional and personal users, and the reuse of the N9 chassis design is a good move. The result is a solid smartphone that may help to increase the appeal of Windows Phone.
 
80
PocketNow
Quote: I suppose the bottom line is that this is not Nokia's "A" game....While the Lumia 800 isn't the best at photos, nor the best at value-added software, nor the best at speed, big screens, or battery life (relative to the secondnd generation Windows Phones)…I believe it is the best in design.
 
80
Windows Central
Is the Lumia 800 worth the purchase? Yes, especially for new (or potential) consumers, since the handset packs some impressive features and is powered by Windows Phone Mango. The design is slick, the feel is soft and the experience is impressive.

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