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

Wolfgang Miedl on Surfacebook-Neid at 14:13
holger kempke on Google-Nachhilfe at 09:08
Armin Grewe on Beme relaunches at 22:18
Ingo Seifert on You won't believe your ears at 13:20
Nick Daisley on Stuff that works :: Marshall Major II at 12:37
Roland Dressler on Surfacebook-Neid at 11:03
Lars Berntrop-Bos on That's how it all started at 09:18
Benjamin Bock on You won't believe your ears at 08:17
Peter Meuser on Surfacebook-Neid at 00:22
Maik Endler on Teaching old people Snapchat at 20:55
Martin Ortega on Apple vs everybody else at 20:27
Kai Schmalenbach on Surfacebook-Neid at 19:32
Volker Weber on Beme relaunches at 16:17
Volker Weber on Surfacebook-Neid at 16:15
Roland Dressler on Surfacebook-Neid at 16:04
Craig Wiseman on Beme relaunches at 16:00
Hans Bornich on Google-Nachhilfe at 14:54
Klaus Seibold on Apple vs everybody else at 14:52
Ingo Seifert on Google-Nachhilfe at 14:45
Volker Weber on Surfacebook-Neid at 14:45
Ingo Seifert on Surfacebook-Neid at 14:43
John Keys on That's how it all started at 14:17
Bernd Schuster on That's how it all started at 13:38
horia stanescu on Apple vs everybody else at 13:15
Nick Daisley on Apple vs everybody else at 12:40

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.


Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter ello  instagram

Local time is 22:02