The Nokias new devices,the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 were introduced together last year.The phones were an attempt of Nokia and Microsoft to capture a share of the increasing smartphone market.The Lumia 800 are Lumia 710 both look and feel vibrant and both have experienced success so far.Both the phones were called by Nokia last year as the real windows phone and they did manage to standout against the market already filled with Android and iOS phones.So lets see how these two phones stand against each other.
Lumia 800 vs Lumia 710
Design and Build
The Nokia Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710 has almost the same built quality as the Lumia phones borrow heavily from the Nokia previous N9 MeeGo phone.
Going by design the Lumia 800 is slightly slimmer than the Lumia 710,giving it a advantage.
Lumia 800:116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm
Lumia 710:119 x 62.4 x 12.5 mm
Both Lumia 800 and Lumia 700 have a 3.7 inch screen with a resolution of 400×800 pixels,but the display technology of Lumia 800 is AMOLED which is better than the LUmia 710′s TFT screen.
Lumia 800:3.7″ AMOLED,400×800 pixels
Lumia 710:3.7″ TFT,400×800 pixels
The camera of Lumia 800 is much better than that of the Lumia 710.Lumia 800 has a 8MP camera with dual flash capable of capturing images of size 3264×2448 pixels,whereas the Lumia 710 has a 5MP camera with LED flash capable of capturing images of 2592х1944 pixels.Although the video recording capability of the two phone are same,Lumia 800 is a clear winner because of its 8MP camera.
Lumia 800:8MP with dual flash,3264×2448 pixels
Lumia 710:5MP with single flash,2592х1944 pixels
Winner:Lumia 800 because of its more powerful flash light and better recording at night
The amount of RAM on both the phones are the same and unfortunately both of these phones do not support Memory card,so the memory cannot be expanded so internal memory is a very important factor in this case.The Lumia 800 has has 16GB internal memory which is double than that of Lumia 710′s 8GB memory.
Both Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 have the same 1.4 GHz Scorpion single core processor
Lumia 800:1.4 GHz single core
Lumia 710:1.4Ghz single core
OS and Features
Both Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 run on the same Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating and both feature the same apps.
The 1450 mAh battery of Lumia 800 is more powerful than that of the Lumia 710′s 1300 mAh battery and as you can see from the image the Lumia 800 outlasts Lumia 710 in all 3 fields.
If price is not a factor,going by the comparison of primary specs the Lumia 800 beats Lumia 710 in almost all fields.