First Nokia Lumia 800 update released

The first Nokia Lumia 800 firmware update has just started to roll out today and is the v. 1600.2479.7740.11451 has I have told you last week. This one includes the following fixes:

- Charging improvements
- Voicemail notification improvement
- Replying to mail improved for Microsoft Exchange 2003 users
- Improved display switching in bright light
- Improved audio quality

Only one of my Lumia 800 got it because it apparently requires the 7440.16 build of the OS to be already on the handset. So if your Lumia 800 is still running the 7420 build of Mango you’ll have to wait a little bit before receiving the update notification. A second firmware update which will further improve the battery and hopefully the camera is planned for January.

UPDATE: The Camera software has been updated too as there is now a Flicker Reduction option in there as you can see in the picture below. The screen over-sensitivity seems to also have been fixed (needs more testing to confirm it’s unfortunately not fixed yet). The auto-focus issue in camcorder mode seems to also be fixed (will need more testing too nope seems to be the same as before) I’ll check out the camera quality later on and report back here.

UPDATE 2: The phone no longer display its battery status and only shows a question mark instead…not good..will try to run the thing down and see if it recalibrates itself afterwards.


OS version: 7.10.7740.16
Firmware revision number: 1600.2479.7740.11451
Hardware revision number: 112.1402.2.3
Radio software version: 1.6.00.24
Radio hardware version: 8255
Bootloader version: 7.35.0.0
Chip SOC version: 0.74.2.1


  • Arvydasg 93

    Okay, I need some advice :) Should I sell my Omnia 7 and get Lumia 800? Or should I wait for newer Nokia devices? I like Lumia 800, I would love to have it, but if Nokia will release something bigger next year… I will be crying, lol :)

  • Flipclark

    I’d wait. I’ve moved from an N8 and am sad at the loss of many things.
    FM transmitter
    Poor camera
    Stupid position of charging port and the silly flap that covers it
    No expansion port for memory cards
    If i could have the choice again i would have waited, it’s a nice phone but i can just feel a better on coming along soon…..

  • Stefan

    I have the same problem as you mention in update 2. Have you found a sollution to it already?

  • http://www.mobiletechworld.com MobileTechWorld

    Nope, and this is driving me nuts. Cause my second Lumia 800 just updated fine today. Is your operator branded ? If so, which one?

  • Stefan

    Yup mine is a branded vodafone. Tried resetting it to its factory default but that didn’t do a thing. Seems to be really the firmware causing this somehow.

  • http://twitter.com/colin002 Colin Huang

    I’ve did some updating last night on my Lumia 800. Ever since, I’m getting a question mark on the battery status, even when charging.

    According to WP site, the icon means “Battery power or state of the battery isn’t known at the
    current time.” I’ll see how long this lasts and if things don’t change, I might have to restore…

    My phone is unbranded.

  • Anil Kumar

    Tthis is the worst handset lumia 800. this handset is fast and high configuration but this is not worth. we can not download in internet exploser.battery  back up is low,in a market place no useful applications. NOKIA N8 IS BEST HANDSET. AND service also not good in nokia cares,simply take the handset and kept some where they give the handset back after 10 days.but problems not solved.i am waiting for next phone not nokia   

  • Anil Kumar

    lumia 800 no micro sd slote,camera and flash is not good,is not downloaded songs,internet exploser 9 is waste we can brows but down

  • Anil Kumar

    Tthis is the worst handset lumia 800. this handset is fast and high configuration but this is not worth. we can not download in internet exploser.battery  back up is low,in a market place no useful applications. NOKIA N8 IS BEST HANDSET. AND service also not good in nokia cares,simply take the handset and kept some where they give the handset back after 10 days.but problems not solved.i am waiting for next phone not nokia   

  • Rob Chilham

    how do i install battery update