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Nokia 8800 Gold Arte

Nokia 8800 Gold Arte
alaScore 78

54 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Nokia 8800 Gold Arte. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance. The size is also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the price.

design, size, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 8800 Gold Arte is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Shayne Rana (

Nokia 8800 Sirocco Gold


The Sirocco Gold is more like a concept phone for the Upper class consumer.

The music player was ok. Though the sound quality was good, the volume was a bit too low. You can adjust the output using the EQ presets available or us the customizable EQ setting. It doesn't make a world of difference but it helps. The acceptable...

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (

Nokia 8800 Sirocco Gold


With an 18-carat encasing, Nokia's 8800 Sirocco Gold makes a bold statement in style and brings a new level of prestige to mobile phones.. Retaining a...

Excellent build quality, user interface, design

Price, no new or outstanding features, no memory storage slot, heavy, poorly designed keypad and controls

The 8800 Sirocco Gold is a flashy mobile phone that will appeal to the fashion conscious consumer thanks to its 18-carat gold plated finish. Under its flashy exterior, though, is a handset with minimal features.

May, 2007

Expert review by: GSMArena team (

Nokia 8800 Gold Arte review: Born with a silver spoon


How many phones can you name that would have made sense centuries back? Here's one: the Nokia 8800 Gold Arte. No, we're not talking medieval calling and texting, we're talking gold and leather. Okay, it may not be solid gold...

18 carat gold-plated body ; Genuine white leather padding ; 2" 16M-color OLED display of QVGA resolution ; 3G support ; 3 megapixel autofocus camera ; Full-house retail package with a Bluetooth headset and desk stand ; Decent battery life ;...

Smallish display with poor sunlight legibility ; Tri-band only ; No memory expansion ; Costs an arm and a leg ; Below-par camera performance ; No video calls ; No Smart dialing ; No office document viewer ; No Java multi-tasking

Okay, it may not be solid gold, but it's the next best thing - the Arte is gold plated alright, but it sure looks - better yet, glitters - the part. Gold does not react with air and moisture so even after thousands of years gold artifacts do not loose...

Apr, 2009

Product Specifications


FM radio: No
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:25 / 64
Ringer type:Polyphonic


Battery Capacity:1000
Standby time (2G):300
Talk time (2G):3.3

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Digital Zoom:8
Main camera resolution:2048 x 1536
Main camera resolution (numeric):3.2
Sensor Type:CMOS

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Infrared data port: No


Colour of product:Gold
Form factor:Slider


Display diagonal:5.08
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:320 x 240
Display Type:OLED
Touchscreen: No

Management features

Microphone mute: Yes
Support for contact groups: Yes
Voice commands: Yes


Flash card support:No / Yes
Internal Memory:4096


Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Support for e-mail attachments: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Text-to-speech message reader: Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA
FM radio: No
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, PNG


2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, HSCSD
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Data network:EDGE, GPRS, wcdma / WCDMA
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other features

Browser supported:HTML, XHTML, WML
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Networking type:GSM, EGSM, WCDMA / GSM/EGSM
Operating Frequency:900/1800/1900 / 900/1800/1900/2100
Phonebook capacity:1000
Playable formats:AMR-NB, MP3, MP4, AAC, eAAC+, WMA / MP3, MP4, AAC, eAAC+, WMA
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Smartphone: No
Supported network protocols:TCP/IP
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes


Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list

Phone features

Active toolbar: Yes
Any key answer: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Embedded games:3
Form factor:Slider
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list / Calculator
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Capacity:1000
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-4U
Standby time (2G):300
Talk time (2G):3.2


Internal Memory:1024

Technical Details

Colour of product:Gold
Image formats supported:EXIF
User manual recycled paper: Yes


Customisable video ring tones: Yes
Frame rate:15
Video capture resolution (max):640 x 480
Video compression formats:3GP / 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.46 / 4.56
Height :1.46 / 10.9 / 4.56
Width:10.9 / 4.56
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