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 61×117×12 mm vs 83×147×10 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 Almost the same
Screen type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED vs AMOLED The Note has a Super AMOLED screen which is generally brighter and more vivid
Standby time Significantly more standby time 34.2 days vs 14 days Around 2.5x more standby time, less frequent charging
Screen size Larger screen 5.3"" vs 3.7"" More than 2x larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x1,280 vs 800x480 More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Internal storage More internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
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
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Thickness Thin
Lumia 80012 mm
Note10 mm
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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