Nokia Lumia 800 Samsung GALAXY Note

Nokia Lumia 800 vs Samsung Galaxy Note

Nokia Lumia 800

Reasons to consider the Lumia 800

3.5G, windows-phone-7.5-mango
Size Smaller 61x116x12 mm vs 82x146x9 mm Around 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 142 g vs 178 g More than 20% lighter
Samsung GALAXY Note

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Note

4G, Android-2.3.5
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 11.5x faster)
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
App store Includes the Android App Market Android App Market vs None Includes the Android App Market app store, making it easy to add new games and programs
Screen type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED vs AMOLED The Note has a Super AMOLED screen which is generally brighter and more vivid
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 800x1280 vs 800x480 More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Standby time Significantly more standby time 34.2 days vs 14 days Around 2.5x more standby time, less frequent charging
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Larger screen 5.3" vs 3.7" More than 2x larger screen
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 12 mm More than 20% thinner
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 284 PPI vs 252 PPI More than 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Talk time Slightly more talk time 13.5 hours vs 9.5 hours More than 40% more talk time per battery charge


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Lumia 800:16 GB
Note:32 GB
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Lumia 800:252 PPI
Note:284 PPI
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Lumia 800:Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1400 MHz
Note:Unknown, 1400 MHz
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Thickness Thin
Lumia 800:12 mm
Note:10 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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