Nokia Lumia 800 vs Samsung Omnia W I8350 – A Near Comparison

January 11, 2012 | by

Nokia Lumia 800, a single bodied beauty, is a new hope for Nokia to gain it’s throne back, but Samsung being the leader, has proven to be a tough time for it’s competitors. Looking upon the features of the these two Windows Phone 7, customers must be having a hard time, choosing one over the other. But the price sets them apart. Lets start the comparison.

Comparison between Nokia Lumia 800 and Samsung Omnia W I8350

nokia lumia 800 vs samsung omnia w i8350

Nokia Lumia 800 is a new beginning for Nokia, a new hope for them, so that they can have their throne back. A single bodied, feature laden Windows Phone 7, having all sort of features and power in a device a user can expect. But Samsung Omnia W I 8350 with more about same features and specifications, might prove to be a great competitor. Lets compare the two smartphone running on Microsoft Windows Phone 7 OS, Nokia Lumia 800 and Samsung Omnia W I8350.


Nokia Lumia 800 is having a AMOLED display, 480 x 800 pixels, 16M colors are well sprawled on a 3.7 inch capacitive touchscreen. Whereas the competitor Samsung Omnia W I8350 flaunts a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, sharing the same screen size as that of Nokia Lumia 800. Both the smartphone responds well to multi-touch and are designed tough using the Corning Gorilla Glass.

Form Factor

Both the smartphones are simple candy bar, but Nokia Lumia 800 is carved out of using a single material, in other words, one can say, it’s a single bodied eye candy smartphone, where Samsung Omnia W I8350 is just another creation by Samsung, matching all his previous models and designs. Nokia Lumia 800 measures 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm and weighs 142 g. Where Samsung Omnia W I8350 measures 115.6 x 58.8 x 10.9 mm and weighs 115.3 g.


Nokia Lumia 800 sports an 8MP camera loaded with Carl Zeiss optics, dual LED Flash to support the dark surroundings with auto focus and geo-tagging functionality. Where Samsung Omnia W I8350, is a 5MP shooter, LED Flash, image stabilization, geo-tagging and off course auto-focus too. When it comes to video recording Nokia Lumia 800 can record HD videos at 720p with 30 fps, and the same goes for Samsung Omnia W I8350.


As per the Windows Phone 7 tradition, neither of the smartphone are having a microSD card slot for expandable memory. But Nokia Lumia 800 is well versed with a 16GB of internal memory, where Samsung Omnia W I8350 users have to manage their personal data in half the storage space as that of Nokia Lumia 800. Though, both the smartphones are having 512MB RAM.


Both the device, or should I say almost all the Windows Phone 7 shares the more about same processor and that is, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon. Both having 1.4 GHz Scorpion CPU. Graphics are smoothened by Adreno 205.

Data Connectivity

No difference between the two smartphones, when it comes to data connectivity, both the devices are having average connectivity features as compared to the current trend and off course peaking on their price. Here goes the connectivity features, 3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth v2.1, microUSB v2.0. Few words about Samsung Omnia W I8350, is that users might not able to transfer files via Bluetooth. Big factor to stumble upon before going for one.

Battery Backup

Nokia Lumia is powered by 1450mAh provides up to 13 hours of talk-time over 2G and  up to 9 h 30 min on 3G.

Samsung Omnia W I8350 provides up to up to 7 hours of talk-time via 1500mAh standard battery.


Except of all the similar features and specifications, it’s here, the price of the two smartphones is a real game changer. Nokia Lumia 800 being a eye candy, covering all the features of Samsung Omnia W I8350, costs 30,000 INR, where Samsung Omnia W I8350 costs only 20,000 INR.

Final Words

If you are looking for a eye candy, Nokia Lumia 800 is a great deal, if and only if, the above features allures you. Others Samsung Omnia W I8350 is off course not a bad deal at a price lesser than 10, 000 INR as that of Nokia Lumia 800.

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