Titanium Lumia FX800 design concept screams 'Nokia, take note!'
0. phoneArena 18 Oct 2012, 04:42 posted on
Nokia already said it will unveil a new design paradigm for its Windows Phone 8 devices next year, as it has been coasting so far largely with variations of the polycarbonate unibody shell created initially for the Nokia N9...
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1. eisenbricher (Posts: 971; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
It should be FX800, not FX5800, right?
Gotta say, looks like a promising device. Nokia for innovations, yeah!
43. kunal2609 (Posts: 10; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)
reception mite become an issue with the use of all metal body...bt stil,amazing...
46. -box- (Posts: 3820; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Nokia's designers said themselves that the new "feel" of Nokia was polycarbonate, so I highly doubt metal would make a resurgence. Not to mention they have experience with it (N8, E7, etc) and deliberately moved away from it.
That said, the third-party concept looks good and I like the color. Not sure how I feel about the buttons though.
2. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 630; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Actually it's FX800, not FX5800, so maybe you could edit the title and text. Thanks for publishing, and maybe the readers will like it enough to approve our wishes for Nokia in the near future.
7. Daniel.P (Posts: 102; Member since: 14 Jul 2011)
Fixed, like how the grey tiles match the titanium chassis, very streamlined looks...
16. shy2papa (Posts: 209; Member since: 23 Jan 2010)
Am not yet a fan of WP8 but i would totally consider this phone, and if microsoft would allow background pics and transparents tiles that would be cool
25. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1352; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
It will sell as long as Ballmer is not in it
30. Tips_y (Posts: 29; Member since: 19 Mar 2012)
I would dislike it so much if MS allows background pics because it will destroy the simple beauty of the Metro UI. Plus it will make the display too busy since the live tiles already do a lot of movements, including flipping over! MS, please no background pics! Thanks!
And I also hope Ballmer will continue on!
31. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1145; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
resolution should be 1024x768 at 4.65 inches...
--whats the difference between pentile and rgb? i dont know.
59. Captain_Doug (Posts: 759; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Pentile makes the image look crappy. Non-pentile is the only way to go.
67. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4069; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
That's the One X vs. One S. That's a terrible comparison of RGB vs. Pentile, considering the One X has 312 ppi and the One S has only 256 ppi. When both RGB and Pentile are 300+ ppi Pentile is hardly noticeable from average viewing distance. People really over-exaggerate Pentile.
70. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1145; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
why the fukk did they invented and still use pentile.. if rgb is better?!?!
i mean 1280x768 display. ppi for better density and aspect ratio 16:10 for better balance of the screen..
16:9 feels only good for movies, but not generally better for overall use like 16:10.
72. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 630; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
PenTile configuration of subpixels is invented because it was cheaper and simpler than full RGB subpixel matrix. Then it was used specifically for OLED displays because they couldn't achieve the pixel density they wanted for RGB. Now it's the same situation. They mastered the mass production of RGB matrix above-200 ppi for AMOLEDs but they couldn't do it for high-definition screens, for which they still have to use PenTile. Only few weeks ago first non-PenTile HD AMOLED screen was introduced in Galaxy Note II, but again for lower pixel density since it has 5.5 inches.
We must wait for another year for HD AMOLED screens above-300 PPI become available for mass production.
Nokia FX800 could use only PenTile for now. I hope this clears some things concerning your question.
I agree for the aspect ratio. This one is 16:9 just for the sake of "sleekness", not for optimal usage.
5. MeoCao (unregistered)
Please use it for 1st Nokia Android phone.
29. SIGPRO (Posts: 465; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)
Stop it already damn i hate people still crying that Nokia did not chose Android! Damn get over it, and i am happy they didn't, Android is getting boring, we need something refreshing. And i think WP was a good choice!
60. Captain_Doug (Posts: 759; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Chill dude. Some like android, some like windows. I appreciate both and think that this hardware would fit perfectly with either OS. He wasn't crying. Just stating an opinion. Just chill.
64. bayusuputra (Posts: 941; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
No, although I love android, I wouldn't want this to get android..
first of all, it is a minimalistic design which requires a minimalistic-designed UI/OS.. And it's WP8 for that matter..
6. Loubielou (Posts: 224; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)
Nokia have got to think that the Lumias are not as good as the iphones,as we used to have mico sd card slots on alot of Nokia phones but then they copied the iPhone structure an removed them an then we lost removable battery idea from Nokia,Samsung learned from Nokias mistakes an have the micro sd card slots an removable batteries an Consumers prefer these instead,so until Nokia change the design of the Lumias Samsung will be more Happier
26. redmd (Posts: 896; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
though subjective, it's true that many prefer micro sd card expansion and removable battery
47. -box- (Posts: 3820; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Nokia Lumia 820 has those features.
The next gen-Lumias will likely have them as well, but Nokia did not want to compromise the design and reengineer the phone (and delay its launch) of the 920 so it didn't have these features.
8. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 803; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)
WOW!!! Epic design. If using titanium isn't possible then they could use the material (aluminum I guess) used in the n8.
12. maverick786us (Posts: 126; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
If Aluminium is possible, then titanium too could be possible. The only difference is it will make it an exterme premiumed device. Even if it cost same current IP5 I can hold my Lumia 920 for it
22. maverick786us (Posts: 126; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
And then they always have the option of LIQUID METAL.
23. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 803; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)
Yeah, I was worried for the cost of titanium since it is expensive, for mass production to majority of consumers aluminum is probably best cost wise. . .
27. maverick786us (Posts: 126; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
Yes but titanium will add the strength. Aluminium is fragile. Nokia handsets are famous for breaking the floor not for breaking the screen, even if they use some titanium allow that is inexpensive but same tensile strength as Titanium it will be all good
32. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 803; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)
Agree. If only nokia capitalize on this concept.
37. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3012; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Well, for one they can use an alloy consisting
of titanium and some cheaper sturdy
metal...won't hurt to create one when it's meant
However, the phone looks cool, and i think
without any offering other than the normal WP8, it will sell well. Of course, Pureview tech
would be an added cherry finish.
51. -box- (Posts: 3820; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Why not material that nicer bikes are made out of (GT and such, not Huffy)? Reasonably cheaper than titanium, with higher strengths than aluminum
53. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3012; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Carbon? Aluminium? Or back to Titanium???
It's either or mostly these three...
73. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1145; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
i want this lumia made by anodized aluminum... then compete this phone with iphone5's anodized aluminum back. then watch iphone fanboys feel the shame of apple making cheap metal panel - easily scratched..
81. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 968; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
they use titanuim in tennis rackets why not phones
9. maverick786us (Posts: 126; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
Awesome design I can hold Lumia 920 for this one. Hope it turns into reality
14. eisenbricher (Posts: 971; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
As if anyone would ever want to compare this beautiful thing to the elongated troublemaker.
You intentionally posted that to taste the red thumbs, right?
20. haseebzahid (Posts: 1831; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
lol ip5 has a design @_@ where did u read that from ? link please :P
21. MeoCao (unregistered)
The real iPhone 5 design is a case b-c you can't use it w/o 1.
42. StreetNerd (Posts: 706; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)
FYI, Lumia 800 won the best design award in 2011 beating iPhone 4.....and iPhone 5 is just a streched iPhone 4
24. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 630; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
56. asseek (Posts: 164; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
WOW, you're so SMART that u figured it out alone, good for u!!
15. eisenbricher (Posts: 971; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
For starters even if Nokia introduces X7 design in Lumia lineup that would be overkill for some competitors.
17. maverick786us (Posts: 126; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
Something like this will be announced on February. If Nokia enclose any further details on this device, it will cannibalize the sale of Lumia 920
18. anshul0000 (unregistered)
elop wont let this one out
19. maverick786us (Posts: 126; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
He will be FIRED!! if he ever stops something beautiful like this
33. Seymur (unregistered)
34. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 860; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)
Nice concept except for the placement of the headphone jack and camera design. How can you make a concept Nokia without including a xenon flash and N8 style camera hump?
35. brock8687 (Posts: 10; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)
Isn't that a beautiful looking device!!! Lovely designs from Nokia I must say, though the OS is pretty new and will take a bit of time to settle in, but the hardware offerings from nokia look top notch ..... Might be a tad heavy for a few peoples liking....
36. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3012; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Well, for one they can use an alloy consisting of titanium and some cheaper sturdy metal...won't hurt to create one when it's meant for innovation.
However, the phone looks cool, and i think without any offering other than the normal WP8, it will sell well. Of course, Pureview tech would be an added cherry finish.
38. someones4 (Posts: 619; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
This is actually very good. Too bad its windows os. No offence people
50. Seymur (unregistered)
39. marchels14 (unregistered)
sexy design ,it would be nice to have real phone like that from Nokia but looking at the speed of Nokia that is not happening. inspired by x7 and lumia phones.
40. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
really really amazing looking concept!!!
but the body shouldn't be aluminum like iPhone but the aluminum body of N8! this will be selling hot!!!
44. StreetNerd (Posts: 706; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)
i am PRO NOKIA and WP, but to be honest... this design is meh... this desigh is to futuristic, it doesnt fit well with the UI
and im still waiting for an E7 styled WP device!!!