Nokia Lumia 800 goes Mach 5... in a wind tunnel

Nokia Lumia 800 goes Mach 5... in a wind tunnel
The Nokia Lumia 800 has gotten quite a bit of praise for its unibody design, but apparently that didn't mean anything because we hadn't seen the phone survive a test in hypersonic wind tunnel. We had never really considered how cool it would be to see a smartphone in a wind tunnel, but it's something we wouldn't mind seeing more often. 

The good fellows of NokNok have access to a wind tunnel for some reason, and so they dropped the Lumia 800 inside to see what would happen. The wind tunnel got pumped up to 3,603 miles per hour, which is just under Mach 5, and supposedly is something like the speed of a jet in a nosedive. The Lumia survived, but it didn't come out without some scratches. That's not too surprising though. 

Still, this is something we want to see more.

source: NokNok via WMPU

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Lumia 800
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1450 mAh(9.50h 3G talk time)

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14 Comments

1. akmaintu

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

Nokia = Rock

2. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1246; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Coolish i guess but without any other phones we have no references to see if this phone actually did that well.

5. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

iPhone 4S would have been blown to flying debris at that speed

8. Karan_Malhotra

Posts: 27; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

true....but apple won't admit it :)

11. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

or they'd say it's a "feature"

14. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

So True... No wonder Apple might say that their phone blows up in a stylish manner :-D

12. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Actually, they'd say that we're holding it wrong

13. pinguuu

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 21, 2012

dont worry there is an app for that

10. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

True!! :-P

3. k1ng617

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

It's just air... for 1/10 of a second Honestly, I thought the phone was flung at mach5 from the title.

4. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

cool, but should've made the test for a few seconds at least, but i bet that will melt the phone..

6. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

i knew it!!! its built for throwing

7. thelegend6657 unregistered

They should also throw in an apple , Samsung , blackberry , HTC , or any other manufacturers's flagship model and see . Love to see how the droid razr (not maxx ) perform

9. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Where as Extraordinary iPhone's Helicopter Glass breaks like any other glass..

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