Nokia Lumia 800 update tripling battery life?

Nokia Lumia 800 update tripling battery life?
The Nokia Lumia 800 is the first Windows Phone by Nokia and while we agreed that it was a great first step for the Finns, the issue of its relatively short battery life hindered the experience. This gets fixed now with a big update with an equally big name - the 1600.2487.8107.12070 ROM. 

The update is said to triple the battery life on the Lumia 800 if you update from an old version. A bold claim that might be a bit overblown, but you should definitely notice an improvement in your phone’s one-charge longevity. Nokia makes it possible by better controlling screen brightness and lowering the discharge when idle - to around 70mA according to WPCentral, and to between 80mA and 90mA according to XDA Devs.

The 12070 update has already arrived for the far eastern parts of the world like Singapore. It’s available via the Zune Desktop client.

Additionally, the update improves the white balance of the 8-megapixel rear camera and brings better bass response for overall enhanced music quality.


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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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6 Comments

1. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

The battery life on my lumia is indeed very suspect so this might help it the odd time i use the phone!

2. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

mm, I never had any problems with my battery life... Though I don't play that much

3. JSern

Posts: 282; Member since: May 22, 2011

The fun has been TRIPLED

4. MickDM

Posts: 63; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

as usual...started off negative from vh :( but managed to put a slightly more positive spin by the end...nicely done vh...now, did it hurt THAT much ;) ijs

6. Glim12808

Posts: 394; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

+1 LOL!

5. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

hahaha that's true

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