Lumia 1720

by Volker Weber

Lumia 800 on top of Lumia 920. 800 + 920 = 1720.

Just updated some of the apps on the Lumia 800. What a cool little smartphone that is. I have already upgraded to Windows Phone 7.8, so the software look similar to the 920. However, there are huge differences. The 920 has a much better screen and camera. Maps can't use the Drive maps offline and Skype won't run in the background. But the hardware itself is much smaller and lighter, and it even feels better with the seamless screen. Smooth.


They seemed to have improved the battery life on the 920, although of course you could argue the battery is probably bigger. I took mine off charge on Sunday morning (about 50 hours ago) and I still have 24% left. Admittedly working at home I won't have been using it as much as a working day out, but it's been turned on, and receiving e-mail, Facebook / Twitter updates, news and various live tile content.

Darren Adams, 2013-01-22 13:10

Yes, battery life is much better. I do charge it all the time though through wireless charging.

Volker Weber, 2013-01-22 13:26

Hm, would like to have that one with WP8 software.
I don't like phones with a screen bigger than 4".

Sascha Westphal, 2013-01-22 14:51

That Windows Phone 7.8 release was a pretty silent thing or do you have other sources? Or was I sleeping? Could well be...

Frank Quednau, 2013-01-22 16:58

Yes, I have other sources. Coming at the end of January.

Volker Weber, 2013-01-22 17:04

Recent comments

Volker Weber on Ello at 12:18
Oliver Barner on Ello at 11:29
Volker Weber on Ello at 09:51
Detlev Buschkamp on Waage at 08:40
Sascha Westphal on Ello at 23:53
Armin Grewe on GoPro Accessories at 22:17
Carl tyler on GoPro Accessories at 20:45
Jochen Schug on Ello at 18:50
Jochen Schug on GoPro Accessories at 18:48
rainer kraemer on Ello at 18:36
Susanne Kastner on Ello at 18:01
Martin Pürschel on Ello at 11:20
Ursus Schneider on Ello at 11:20
Martin Pürschel on Ello at 11:17
Volker Weber on Instagram Hyperlapse at 09:32
Alexander Hauser on Instagram Hyperlapse at 09:17
Ursus Schneider on Ello at 08:48
Volker Weber on Waage at 23:21
Marc Egart on Waage at 23:13
Helmar Steinberg on Ello at 23:10
Volker Weber on Ello :: Ein soziales Netzwerk, das Datenschutz verspricht und auf Werbung verzichtet at 23:05
Alexander Schäfer on Waage at 21:28
Armin Auth on Ello at 21:18
Lukas Gerlich on Ello at 20:52
rainer kraemer on Ello at 17:57

Ceci n'est pas un blog is a personal website published by Volker Weber a.k.a. vowe. I am an author, consultant and systems architect based in Darmstadt, Germany.

rss Click here to subscribe


About me
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions
Follow @vowe on Twitter

Local time is 14:10


Tip jar


As most of my articles roll off the front page rather quickly, I am making an archive of previous posts available here. You can also use the handy search box at the top of the page if you are looking for something particular.

Last 30 days
More archives

Mobile tag for this page

© 1992-2014 Volker Weber.
All Rights Reserved.