Nokia 801 image leaks out: Lumia 800-like Symbian front-runner?

Nokia 801 image leaks out: Lumia 800-like Symbian front-runner?
The Nokia 801 might be the last great Symbian smartphone, ending years of history, and it’s expected to be a very capable device. It’s rumored to succeed the camera-centric Nokia N8 and offer some impressive optics, and now an image has leaked out, allegedly showing the Nokia 801 in flesh.

The pictured handset is running on Symbian Belle, but the most interesting thing about is that it looks like a Nokia Lumia 800, or Nokia N9, if you wish - with the same curved screen and unibody construction. That confirms a previously leaked photograph allegedly showing the upcoming device.

If we listen to the churns of the rumor mill, the Nokia 801 would have a 4-inch ClearBlack AMOLED display with a resolution of only 360 by 640 pixels. Hardware-wise, it should come with a 1.4GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. A 12-megapixel auto-focus camera with a dual LED flash (a downgrade from the Xenon flash we saw in the N8) and 1080p video recording will reside on the back.

How do you like this possibly last big Symbian-running Nokia? Stay tuned as we expect to see it at MWC in Barcelona kicking off in mere weeks.

Related phones

  • Display 4.0 inches
    640 x 360 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware , 0.5GB RAM
  • OS Symbian Belle



8. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

Lol at the Nokia fan boys thinking Nokia makes the best cameras...

9. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

in my opinion the actual photos taken by the phones are good... but it really shows that nokia n8 has still the better camera... see and compare the photos... the n8 looks sharper and more realistic... the only thing the xperia S has is it can open the camera much quicker... but the output is not that great... N8 still is the winner...

10. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I'm an Xperia Neo owner. But I wont be bais, Nokia N8 is best 12Mpx Camera and it was launched around one and a half year back(approx. or maybe more) but Xperia S is still not in Shelves.... and as the Technology steps forward everyday even then See NOKIA Lauched the Quality Device Long ago if compared to any brand (Apple iPhone 4 S just S*CKZ!)

6. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I'm so gonna buy this device. No matter How old symbian is but still gives a tough competition with new born OS.

5. seylan

Posts: 20; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

I don't care if this is fake or not, as long as the real thing doesn't have that 640x360 resolution, I'll be fine!

4. prashant_93 unregistered

Ha ha PA got fooled its an N9 with symbian belle scrnshot it is clear frm FFC and there is no camera key either

7. MFaroTusino

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

They did indeed. It was a fake photo to see how easily blogs beleive ElMu. And it was succesful. Maybe sites like this should take care in discovering more about images before posting. Not sure where these specs came from. I simply posted the photo

3. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

this is fake... why would nokia put a dual led flash instead of a xenon as the successor to the N8... doesnt make sense at all... -_-

1. Tatperson

Posts: 58; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

Can't tell whether it is real or fake, but it is actually very easy to make your phone look like it is running a different OS through a screenshot with the correct aspect ratio. For example, this is my ATRIX 'running' Symbian: Also, under full brightness I can clearly see a forward facing camera just like on the N9.

2. Tatperson

Posts: 58; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

After playing around with Photoshop, the phone in the image looks identical to the N9:

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