Nokia Lumia 800 named Mobile of the Year by What Mobile – GSMArena.com news

The Nokia Lumia 800 has been on sale in the UK for only two days now, but Brit magazine What Mobile awarded the Windows Phone handset the Mobile of the Year title.

The award was voted on by the magazine’s readers during the month of October – before they even get to touch the Nokia Lumia 800. They must really be excited about the new handset.

Here’s what Richard Melville, editor at What Mobile, had to say about the Nokia 800:

“It’s no secret that Nokia make great phones but with a new Windows Phone Mango operating system, great design and a competitive price, the Lumia 800 feels like real innovation for smartphones and, importantly, one that’s cool enough to attract everyone from gadget geeks to casual, fashion conscious phone users.”

To find out the winners of other categories in the What Mobile Awards 2011 ballot, you can read the magazine that comes out on November 24.

The award sounds all fishy, but it may be just us. Voting for a phone you’ve never seen in person? Now that’s beyond us. Plus we hardly see the “real innovation” in the Lumia 800 that the magazine editor speaks of. We guess, it’s one of those things.

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