Quite hard to miss, the Nokia Lumia 800 comes with an AMOLED capacitive touch screen that supports about 16M colors with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The display features Gorilla Glass display technology. Under the hardware you will find Nokia ClearBlack display technology. This is technology that gives a more realistic black color on the display even if the contrast is turned higher.
The multi-touch input method is supported on this display below which are touch sensitive Softkey controls. In addition to this there is a proximity sensor for auto turn-off and an accelerometer sensor for user interface auto-rotate.
As far as audio goes, there is an external loud speaker attached to the phone and an option for connecting the standard 3.5mm audio jack. You will also find a stereo FM radio with RDS.
Other media services offered on the Lumia 800 include an audio player with support for MP3, WAV, eAAC+ and WMA as well as a video player with support for MP4, H.264, H.263 and WMV file formats.
This phone comes with a single 8 MP camera with support for a 3264 x 2448 pixels maximum resolution. It comes fixed with a Carl Zeiss optics lens with autofocus accompanied by a dual-LED flash. Geo-tagging is supported on this device. The Nokia Lumia 800 is also capable of shooting video clips at the rate of 30 frames per second with a maximum video resolution of 720p in HD. This is all topped off with a video and photo editor.
Memory on the Nokia Lumia 800 is restricted to 16 GB with 512 MB RAM. There is no external memory card support on this device, but it comes with support for external USB storage.
As for connectivity, GPRS and EDGE is maintained with 3G supported with speeds of up to 14.4 Mbps on HSPDA and 5.76 Mbps on HSUPA. There is also the option of using Wi-Fi wherever available. Bluetooth comes standard with this device and so does microUSB for device to computer connectivity.
Other hardware features include a digital compass and a GPS receiver with support for A-GPS. The hardware is driven by Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango as the underlying operating system.