Nokia teases white Lumia 800, coming by end of February

Nokia teases white Lumia 800, coming by end of February
After the Nokia N9 launched in gorgeous white, the Nokia Lumia 800 is the next handset getting a wintery white high-gloss paint-job. The unibody polycarbonate on the Lumia 800 looks gorgeous in white, and as we know from the almost identical N9, the process of making white plastic is more challenging, and that’s why the white version arrives only now.

The first countries to get the albino Lumia 800 are Europe’s UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Finland, Poland and Switzerland, where it will land on shelves by the end of February. The rest of the world will have to wait a bit more for the white version.

Currently, the Nokia Lumia 800 is offered in cyan, magenta and black. Nokia’s team of designers has posted a special story dedicated to the white version, explaining Espoo’s passion about the convergence of materials, colors and finishes. The pale flagship of Nokia’s Windows Phone lineup is all dyed in white and milled like metal for a true high-end feel, so you shouldn’t worry about the quality, Nokia reassures.

“The story of the Nokia Lumia is one of reduction and purity,” designer Tiina Aarras says. “White is the ultimate colour of reduction. It’s also perfect for emphasising the black polished screen. If you stand a white Lumia 800 on a table the body almost disappears, and the black screen seems to lift up and float.”

source: Nokia Conversations (1), (2)

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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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15 Comments

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I wonder will Sprint ever get this phone.

2. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Nice well designed phone and the colours are very nice but its a pitty about the os which is crippling it. We've sold about 5 in the last 2 weeks. Nokia wanted to be back in the smartphone era but they chose the least popular and ultimately failing os,Its only a matter of time before nokia eventually ends up just being a feature phone manufacturer,which it is of course prolific and very good at.

6. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

you should tell this to the analysts. you look like more intelligent and more knowledgeable than those researchers. they are just fools and they are doing no research actually. even apple is stupid who said "there is a horse in the redmond who always runs" . Everyone is a fool actually except you kiddie.....LOL

7. SleepingOz unregistered

typical in denial nokia fanboy..

10. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

As the Great Al Bundy once said......."Ah.....no Peg"! My comment comes from looking at sales figures in my store for the past 2 -3 weeks were we sell phones on a daily basis and I can inform you that although we stock lumias we dont actually get to SELL them because there is little to NO demand for them,simples!

13. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

future popy future. you cant just tell the future of mobile phones from your tiny store.

15. Uzzelien

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 22, 2011

I really don't even know why you look at any WP artical you always do the same thing. Blah blah blah WP suck blah blah blah Droid rocks.

3. deacz

Posts: 162; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

I would trade my galaxy s2 for one of those :|

8. SleepingOz unregistered

The GSII you never had, innit?! 'coz you would never have made this kind of stupid statement if you really ever had a GSII.

9. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

I dont see any reason why a SGS2 owner would trade for a Lumia 800 but a Lumia 900 I can agree.

12. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

Are you retarded? I want a Lumia 800 to play around with, but I wouldn't give up my GS2 for one.

4. Roomaku

Posts: 278; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

At&t should get this instead of the 900. Not everyone wants 4 inch + screens :(

5. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Just saw that on Nokia's Facebook. I tend to avoid glossy stuff because they attract dust.

11. AndresJ

Posts: 48; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

i never owned a white phone because i don't clean my phone - never, and you can see all the dirt from it so it's no-go for me.

14. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

Lazy much? Just buy a clear case

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