Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 900 vs Nokia 808 PureView.

| April 1, 2012 | 49 Replies

Tech Radar recorded this video (for some reason is on Huffington) that tries to compare the Nokia Lumia 900 with the Nokia 808 PureView.

Both are very different devices and cater for different audiences.

Nokia 808 PureView

The 808 PureView is unequivocally the best camera phone. Period. The only thing I would have liked in it is a higher res screen. Belle FP1 is looking lovely on the 1.3GHz procesor.

I’d get the Nokia 808 PureView if:

  • Super high quality photos are important to me.
  • You just want to shock people in amazement by declaring ownership of a camera phone with a 41mp sensor.
  • If I want to be able to take pictures in all conditions, including low light in clubs with friends.
  • If Audio/Video very important. Rich blissful stereo recording with unparalleled quality zooming.
  • If I like that Symbian customisability and freedom (BT file sharing, USB Mass transfer)
  • I prefer icon grids and widgets on home screens
  • I wanted the smoothest/fastest Symbian experience to date.
  • Didn’t mind that the screen is only 640×360 (both have a punchy CBD AMOLED)

The Lumia 900 is Nokia’s top of the line Lumia. Quite big screen, slightly higher resolution display with a fairly decent camera even by Nokia standards, though of course, no where near the PureView.

I’d get the Nokia Lumia 900 if:

  • I wanted a slightly bigger screen with slightly higher resolution (both are really kinda out of date by 2012 resolution standards, albeit much less noticeable on 900 :S)
  • I want something super fast/fluid/stable
  • I find benefit of having a bigger choice of apps/games.
  • I enjoy web browsing
  • I want seamless integration (mail, calendar, social networks, voice commands, auto sync over wifi)
  • I like being connected to the internet a lot
  • Didn’t mind that this doesn’t have xenon flash
  • Don’t mind lack of BT file sharing, USB Mass transfer
  • Don’t mind tiles and metro.
Both options either way are excellent. As long as you know what you’re after

Category: Nokia, Symbian, Windows Phone

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