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Nokia Lumia 800 Battery Update Coming on 18th of January 2011

Nokia Lumia 800 Battery Update Coming on 18th of January 2011

Recently, it was reported that some Nokia Lumia 800s were facing battery issues where the capacity of the battery is under-reported by firmware; thereby leading to a poor battery life.

However, Nokia promised an update to solve this problem and recently, Plaffo.com extracted the exact date from the Italian carrier support staff.
Apparently, a memo received by 3 Italy says:

Subject: WARNING: Problem Nokia Battery Lumia 800 for the only colors Cyan and Magenta.

Nokia has revealed a limited duration of the battery to the software problem Lumia 800
only for the Cyan and Magenta.
As of January 18 there will be a sw update that will also apply directly to the end customer.

Meanwhile, if the customer insists on the immediate solution of the problem
proceed as follows: Open a SAT warranty notes indicating “Battery Problem”
The terminal will be replaced with a new terminal

Therefore, an update will be out in the coming 3 to 4 weeks and those who do not wish to wait can claim for a replacement.
You can check the battery capacity of your Nokia Lumia 800 by typing ##634# and selecting the “Battery Status” option. A reading of 979Mah or similar means that you phone needs an update.

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