Nokia says it will soon issue two scheduled updates for the Lumia 800 that address power efficiency

Nokia says it will soon issue two scheduled updates for the Lumia 800 that address power efficiency
Despite claims from some users that their newly-bought Nokia Lumia 800 seems to drain battery faster than expected from today's smartphones (which already means pretty fast), the Finns say they haven't been able to pinpoint any specific issue that would lead to erratic battery life on some units.

Nokia has two scheduled updates in store for the Lumia 800, though. The first one is to come in about 2 weeks, and will enhance the power efficiency of the handset further, optimizing the phone post-launch.

The second is apparently due to arrive in January, and allow for rapid charging of the full 1450mAh capacity of the battery, which is now seemingly limited to 1300mAh for some reason:



Teething problems are to be expected with a totally new handset, especially when the 180 turn of Nokia to make Windows Phones is considered, but the Finns better be addressing any issues quickly if we are to experience Microsoft's mobile OS truly becoming the third major platform.

source: 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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6 Comments

1. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

Nice, Nokia should add more OS like bada, Android and other to its lineup of phones in order to succeed, look @ samsung,lg,htc companies that where no were close to nokia 5-6years ago.

2. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

Looks like the iphone 4s is not the only one having battery issues...I just hope Nokia fix that issue. I like the Lumia 800.

3. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

most of nowadays phones have this kind of issue. It's something normal in android's world too

5. GYNGA

Posts: 19; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

No, it's not normal that battery is drained in one hour of using. It's a serious issue. But let's hope Nokia will fix it soon, I like Lumia 800 too ;|

4. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

it's true

6. fneuf

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 24, 2011

A bit of a Fake. By no mean you can tweak the capacity of a battery by changing its charge voltage. Furthermore, Li-ion battery technology is rather hazardous. If you exceed a +/-0,05v tolerancy on the nominal charge voltage the battery would be highly damaged. To some extent you could even explode it. Litteraly.

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