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Nokia's new Lumia 800, 710 Windows phones (photos)

At Nokia World, the phone maker showed off the centerpieces of what it hopes will be a road to Windows Phone-powered recovery, the higher-end Lumia 800 and lower-cost Lumia 710.
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Nokia's Lumia 800

The Lumia 800, Nokia's flagship Windows Phone model, will go on sale in November for about $585. The once-dominant mobile phone maker debuted it and a lower-end sibling, the Lumia 710, at its Nokia World conference in London.

ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley was there and here's what she observed.

Photos and captions by Stephen Shankland, CNET News.

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Nokia's Lumia 800 profile

The profile of the Nokia Lumia 800 has the company's characteristic tapering.

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Nokia's Lumia 800 camera

The back of the Lumia 800 features a camera with an 8-megapixel sensor and a fast f/2.2 lens that Nokia boasts will yield superior image quality. It can shoot 720p video at 30 frames per second.

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Nokia's Lumia 800 top view

Atop the Nokia Lumia 800 is an audio jack. The company hopes the Windows Phone's music abilities will let it stand above the crowd.

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Nokia's Lumia 800

The Nokia Lumia 800 has a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor inside and a 3.7-inch ClearBack AMOLED display on the front.

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Nokia's Lumia 710

Nokia's Lumia 710, a lower-end, lower-cost Windows Phone sibling to the Lumia 800, has less flash memory at 8GB but will ship in more colors when it arrives in early 2012 for about $376.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

Nokia wants a rich selection of accessories for its Windows Phone models--in part as a high-margin extra that will make carriers more interested in promoting and selling the phones. This case is for the Lumia 710.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

The Lumia 800 will cost 420 euros before taxes--about $585--when the Windows Phone device goes on sale in November. The Lumia 710 will cost 270 euros--about $376.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

To try to stand out above other Windows Phone models, the Nokia Lumia models come with software called Drive that offers maps, voice control, turn-by-turn navigation directions, and precached maps for when people want to avoid data charges or network blank spots.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

Nokia Drive software can give navigation instructions by voice.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

Nokia's music app for Windows Phone comes with a "mix radio" feature that lets people listen to streaming music without signing up for subscriptions.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

Specific mix playlists can be pinned to the Windows Phone start screen.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

Nokia also signed a deal with ESPN for sports videos, statistics, and other information.

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Nokia's Lumia 710 accessory play

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop shows the three colors of the new Lumia 800 phone.

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