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Nokia Lumia 800 (photos)

In a sea of sameness, the Nokia Lumia 800 stands out with its fascinating solid polycarbonate unibody design. CNET got a chance to review the black version.

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'Unibody wonder'

The Nokia Lumia 800 sure doesn't look like other phones. Made from a solid piece of colored plastic, the phone's gorgeous 3.7-inch AMOLED screen rises from the polycarbonate slab. The polarizing design comes in cyan and magenta as well as black.
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Interesting internals

There are just two openings in the Lumia 800's chassis: the push-in flap covering the Micro-USB charging port, and the Micro-SIM card slot you can slide over after you pop open the first door. It's a little overcomplicated. Read the full Nokia Lumia 800 review.
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Camera

The fancy 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss Tessar camera lens took disappointingly mundane photos. Read the full Nokia Lumia 800 review.
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Minimalist buttons

Nokia has gone for a minimalist effect here. From top to bottom, you see the volume rocker, the power button, and the camera shutter button. Read the full Nokia Lumia 800 review.

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