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Nokia 8800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 548 reviews of Nokia 8800. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and portability. The design and battery also get good opinions. Many are negative about the price and usability.

size, battery, design, portability, performance

usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 8800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Nokia 8800 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviews about the performance and reliability are on the whole positive. The size and design also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the price and usability. There are some mixed comments about the battery.

portability, design, size, reliability, performance

usability, price

54% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 8800 Stainless Steel Phone - Sim FreeNokia 8800 Stainless Steel Phone - Sim Free

May, 2017

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Nokia 8800


alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 user reviews of Nokia 8800 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People really like the sound and size. The performance and portability also get good feedback. The usability and price get negative opinions, and views are divided on the durability.

battery, portability, performance, size, sound

price, usability

70% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 8801 Unlocked Cell Phone with Camera, Bluetooth Music, Media Player--U.S. Version with WarrantyNokia 8801 Unlocked Cell Phone with Camera, Bluetooth Music, Media Player--U.S. Version with Warranty

May, 2017

Expert review by: Peter Jenkinson (

Nokia 8800


Nokia's 8800 sells itself on its sleek lines and shiny exterior, but can the phone live up to its glamorous marketing campaign or is it a case of style over substance. We take a closer look.

Feels like it's worth a mint, bomb-proof casing, scratch-free screen

Tiny buttons, limited memory, cost

There really is no getting away from the glare factor, which follows you around when addictively sliding the case open and shut at a restaurant table.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Nokia 8800 Arte


Despite the expense (and the odd sapphire thrown in), is Nokia's 8800 Arte actually worth it?

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (

Nokia 8800 review


The 8800 has a 208x208 pixel screen, Bluetooth, FM radio, tri-band, 0.5MP camera and about two days stand-by from the battery

Forget your Vertus and V3s – the 8800 is the new It Phone for exhibitionists. We’re expecting swords at dawn with Motorola’s Slvr

Sep, 2006

Red dot design award!

Expert review by: reddot ( (UK))

Nokia 8800 mobile phone


Harmonious ­ form and balance

Expert review by: Mobile Choice UK (

Nokia Carbon Arte 8800 review -


Expertly built, stylish design, fluid slider and internal memory hike

Still overpriced, with limited memory and only a slight feature upgrade

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Mobile Tech Addicts (

Expert Review


Overall I feel that my conclusion would be very different if at this point I could tell you that the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte comes with all the features and functions listed in the review and cost only £250 however I can’t and for that reason you may be...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: (

This ones all about style


Scratch-resistant screen ; fantastic design ; cool sliding mechanism

Super expensive ; short battery life ; quirky performance

Aug, 2005

Expert review by: Eldar Murtazin (

Nokia 8800


The premium segment always lacked the offer from the main manufacturers, since that is not enough just to announce the device as status; it has to prove this name. Due to that plenty of status devices by unknown manufacturers using technological...

The device is designed as a popular today slider, Nokia lacked such devices till recently. The Nokia 8910 may be considered the maximum close to smartphones, but here another mechanism pulling the functional part up from the external one is applied. No...

Jun, 2005

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Nokia 8800 Review

Apr, 2005

Expert review by: Your Mobile Phone Reviews UK (yourmobilephonereviews)

Nokia 8800 Phone


The Nokia 8800 is a very luxurious & tactile mobile phone that comes in a beautiful silver stainless steel covered casing. The handset is slim & attractive & comes with a smooth slide opening mechanism. The slide opening mechanism reveals a gorgeous...

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:eAAC+ / eAAC+, mp3 / MP3
FM radio:No / Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice codecs:EFR, FR, HR
Voice Recording: Yes

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call waiting: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera:No / Yes
Digital Zoom:8
Main camera resolution:1600 x 1200 / 2048 x 1536
Main camera resolution (numeric):2 / 3.2
Second Camera: Yes
Sensor Type:CMOS
White Balance:Auto / Custom modes

Data Transmission

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


Display:CSTN / OLED / TFT
Display diagonal:5.08
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours / 262144 colours / 65536 colours
Display Resolution:208 x 208 / 320 x 240 / 96 x 68
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No
Position location:N

Management features

Voice commands: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Compatible memory cards: No
Flash card support:No / Yes
Internal Memory:128 / 4000 / 4096 / 64


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


Data network:EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, wcdma / GPRS / WCDMA
GSM bands supported:900,1800,1900
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP: Yes

Other features

Browser supported:xHTML
Headset connectivity:BH-903 / Y
I/O ports:Micro-USB, USB 1.2\n
Interface:EDGE/ E-GPRS / MICRO-USB / microUSB 2.0
Networking type:GSM / GSM, EGSM, WCDMA / WCDMA 2100 PS 128/384 kbps
Operating Frequency:1800/1900 / 900, 1800 / 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 / 900/1800/1900
Phone camera type:SVGA, 0.5M
Picture resolution:2048 x 1536
Playable formats:MP3 / MP3, eAAC / MP3, WMA, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+
Recording Time:252
Smartphone: No
Standard package includes:2 x Nokia Battery BP-6X, Compact Charger AC-3, Bluetooth Headset BH-801, Headset HS-15, Desk Stand DT-16, Carrying Pouch CP-104, Suede cleaning cloth
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Phone features

Embedded games:3
Flight mode: Yes
Form factor:Bar / Slider
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm Clock / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Stopwatch
Phonebook capacity:200
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB connector type:Micro


Battery Capacity:1000 / 500 / 970
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-4U / BL-5X / BP-6X
Standby time (2G):192 / 240 / 300 / 400
Standby time (3G):300
Talk time (2G):2.75 / 3 / 3.20 / 3.33 / 6
Talk time (3G):2.75

Technical Details

Call management:Speed dialing, Automatic redial, Call waiting, call hold, call divert, call timer, Conference call
Colour of product:Black / Brown / Gold
Image formats supported:EXIF / JPG


Frame rate:15
Video call: No
Video capture resolution (max):640 x 480
Video compression formats:3GP, H.263, H.264 / H.263

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.46 / 1.75 / 10.9 / 4.39 / 4.5 / 4.56
Height :1.46 / 1.65 / 1.91 / 10.9 / 4.5
Weight:134 / 138 / 150 / 83
Width:10.5 / 10.7 / 10.9 / 4.56