Nokia Lumia 800 vs Lumia 820 – Comparison of Specs and Price

Display and Design

The display of Nokia Lumia 800 is a 3.7 inch AMOLED with a capacitive touch screen, the rendering is of 480×800 pixel resolution. Lumia 820 has a bigger display of 4.3 inch AMOLED with also a capacitive touch screen and also a rendering of 480×800 pixels resolution.

The dimensions of Nokia Lumia 800 are 116.5x 61.2x 12.1 mm and it weighs 142 grams. Nokia Lumia 820 dimensions are 123.8x 68.5 x9.9 mm and its a little heavier that Lumia 800, weighing 160 grams.

Operating System and Hardware 

Nokia Lumia 800 is geared with a 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor and with a Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset. The internal memory is only 16 GB and it doesn’t have a Micro SD card slot.

The Nokia Lumia 820 has a 1.5 GHz chipset which is dual core and is called Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon. The internal memory is of 8 GB, but it has a Micro SD card slot making it go for 64 GB of internal memory.

The OS of Nokia Lumia 800 is the Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango(it can be upgraded to the 7.8 version). The device has 512 MB of RAM available. Lumia 820 has the Windows Phone 8 OS(it can be upgraded to WP8 Amber). The amount of RAM available is 1 GB.


The rear camera of the Nokia Lumia 800 is a 8 MP camera with dual LED flash and auto focus, it doesn’t have a front camera. The Nokia Lumia 820 has also a rear camera of 8 MP with dual LED flash and auto focus, and it has a VGA front camera.


The battery of Nokia Lumia 800 is a Li-Ion 1450 mAH non-removable battery. The battery is estimated to allow about 9 hours and 30 minutes of talk time and 3G, and about 55 hours of only music play.

Nokia Lumia 820 has a Li-Ion 1650 mAH battery, that allows the user to talk for 8 hours with 3G, and also 55 hours of guaranteed music play.


If you are looking to buy the cheaper product you should go for Nokia Lumia 800 which is priced at $146.99, but if you are willing to pay a little more you should get Nokia Lumia 820 at $164.95.


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