1. saintforlife's Avatar
    I keep reading that the poly-carbonate case on the 900 has a matte finish to it. Does the 800 have a matte finish too? I held the 800 just the other day at the Hong Kong airport and the surface was very smooth and I did not think it had a 'matte' finish. Frankly I did not like it. I hope the 900 has more of a rough/matte finish to it.

    Can somebody that has played with both the 900 and the 800 comment on any differences in the surface finish of the two poly-carbonate cases?
    04-06-2012 11:44 AM
  2. nokia4life's Avatar
    i will be happy to post once mine gets here its still out for delivery
    04-06-2012 12:04 PM
  3. Alteran195's Avatar
    They both felt pretty much the same to me when I played with both.
    04-06-2012 12:30 PM
  4. Adiliyo's Avatar
    they are the same design, but the 900 seems to have a little more texture to it, not visually, but something you can feel (almost like a very light grit) that makes it a little less slippery, but i'd say visually to 99% of people, they will say it's the same.
    04-06-2012 05:00 PM
  5. ljkelley's Avatar
    I keep reading that the poly-carbonate case on the 900 has a matte finish to it. Does the 800 have a matte finish too? I held the 800 just the other day at the Hong Kong airport and the surface was very smooth and I did not think it had a 'matte' finish. Frankly I did not like it. I hope the 900 has more of a rough/matte finish to it.

    Can somebody that has played with both the 900 and the 800 comment on any differences in the surface finish of the two poly-carbonate cases?
    What colour did you play with? White is glossy while black and cyan are matte. The 800 and 900 felt the same to me.
    04-06-2012 05:13 PM
  6. saintforlife's Avatar
    I played with the black 800. I also posted this on the Lumia 800 board and a poster there said that the 900 does indeed feel a little bit 'rougher' and has more 'texture' like somebody above said. I am happy to hear that. That should give the 900 more grip and should also reduce finger prints.
    04-06-2012 05:34 PM
  7. kinslayer's Avatar
    Yes. It is different. The 800 is higher quality feel than the 900. Not by *much*, but certainly you can feel it. Visually they are the same though. The 800 is actually a heavier phone than the 900.

    I own both.
    04-07-2012 12:49 AM
  8. kenosando#AC's Avatar
    Yes. It is different. The 800 is higher quality feel than the 900. Not by *much*, but certainly you can feel it. Visually they are the same though. The 800 is actually a heavier phone than the 900.

    I own both.
    In actuality, the 900 is heavier. I have heard, because the 800 is thicker, it feels heavier.
    04-07-2012 08:53 AM
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