Another Nokia Lumia 800 Firmware Update Now Available For Download, Improves Battery Life


29.03.2012

Another Nokia Lumia 800 Firmware Update Now Available For Download, Improves Battery Life

The third major update for Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone, which was first spotted in Singapore two weeks ago, will be released sooner than expected. Created to fix the issues signaled by users and developers, it will hit certain parts of the globe in four waves: the first begun yesterdauy, then the Nokia Lumia 800 update will be rolled out on April 4th, 11th and 18th.

Nokia officially announced that a new update for the Lumia 800 line-up have been pushed. The update comes to further improve the smartphone’s battery life.

According to Conversations.Nokia.com, the update is available in several countries since yesterday. The same update is expected to drop on April 4th, 11th and 18th, the reason for the delay being the carrier procedures and approvals corresponding to each country.

Besides the battery life improvements, Nokia Lumia 800 firmware update – version 1600.2487.8107.12070 – also fixes the audio quality issues (improved bass and audio quality in music player). Moreover, the update will also replace the old brightness adjustment system (it previously had three levels), allowing the user to set the display brightens via a slider.

The last Nokia Lumia 800 firmware update, 11500, was released in mid January, and even though Nokia said that they fixed the infamous battery life issue, the customers weren’t fully satisfied. The new 12070 version brings a better battery management: the display brightness automatic adjustment have been improved, stand-by battery consumption have been reduced, and the white level in camera app was optimized.

Nokia Lumia 800 was introduced in October 2011 at Nokia World congress event in London along with Nokia Lumia 710, becoming the first two Windows Phone devices of the Finland-based company. Nokia Lumia 800 features a 3.7-inch AMOLED display with Nokia Clear Black and Gorilla Glass technology, single-core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, 512 MB of RAM, 16 GB of internal flash storage (microSD card slot not included) and 8 megapixel camera with 720p video recording capabilities. As you probably know Nokia Lumia 800 comes with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango out of the box.

Please inform us whether the new firmware update have improved the battery life of your Nokia Lumia 800. The comments section below is all yours!

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