NOKIA LUMIA 720- FULL REVIEW

 

NOKIA LUMIA 720

A budgeted phone, with a very steady 6.7 MP camera, an amazing design with eye catching colors- if these are the things you have been looking for to get yourself a perfect phone , Nokia has put an end to your search by introducing a new phone, Nokia Lumia 720, in their series. This phone is designed to turn heads with eye catching colors, a very beautiful design and colorful wireless charging covers. Yes, Lumia 720 can be charged with a wireless charging kit. The Slimline Unibody design of the phone is surely going to amaze you. Like the Nokia Lumia 525 , this phone can be operated even while wearing gloves. With a powerful, non-removable 2000 mAh battery you would not have to worry about draining your battery like the android phones. The camera is the key feature of Lumia 720. It comes with a 6.7 MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics and LED flash. The camera has a wide angle lens which comes quiet handy while video calling with the front camera. The front has a HD, 1.6 MP camera which is quiet idle for video calling.

GENERAL

Lumia 525 was released in February 2013 and was a hit in the market. It is a touchscreen phone with dimensions(mm) 127.9 x 67.5 x 9 .  The smartphone has a powerful, non-removable 2000 mAh battery which gives this phone  a stand by time of up to 520 h (3G), talk-time up to 23 h 20 min(2G) / Up to 13 h 20 min (3G) and Up to 79 h music playback. A micro sim has to be used with this phone. The Lumia 720 has a 8 GB internal storage capacity which is expandable up to 64 GB and 512 MB RAM.  A normal 3.5mm jack is provided to plugin your headphones/speakers.

CAMERA

LUMIA 720 CAMERA

When it comes to camera, the camera of Lumia 720 is unbeatable. No doubt, Nokia makes some good camera phones, but the camera of this phone is outstanding considering the price of this phone. Nokia has provided a powerful 6.7 MP primary camera, 2848 x 2144 pixels, with best quality Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, LED flash. Feature of geo tagging is also available in Lumia 720. The secondary camera or the front camera is a High Definition, 1.6 MP camera which supports video call in 720p@30fps. Videos can be recorded in 720p@30fps. I’l give the camera a 8/10.

HARDWARE

Nokia Lumia 720 has a powerful chipset. Nokia has provided this phone wit the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, dual-core, 1 GHz, Adreno 305 GPU and 512 MB RAM. Nokia should have provided at least 1 GB RAM, which would have been idle for this phone. 512 MB RAM will not be quiet enough for big games. This is quiet a big drawback of the phone. Apart from that, the hardware configuration is okay.

SOFTWARE

LUMIA 720 SOFTWARE

Lumia 720 operates on Windows 8 platform with Lumia Black. Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub, DirectX 11 are the key gaming features of this windows smartphone. The graphics format available are- JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PNG. The support for documents is quiet good. Documents can be made and edited in PDF, Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint.

DISPLAY

LUMIA 720 DISPLAY

The display of Nokia Lumia 720 is sharp. It has a IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors, which is amazing for such a low budget Windows Phone. This 4.3 inches (~217 ppi pixel density) phone has 480 x 800 pixels and also supports multitouch. Nokia has provided the Lumia 720 with the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 2 with Clear Black display.

INSIDE THE BOX

LUMIA 720 INSIDE THE BOX

 

Inside the box, you’ll find a Nokia Lumia 720 handset, a Nokia AC-50N Micro USB Charger, Nokia BP-4GW 2000 mAh battery, Nokia charging and data cable CA-190CD, Nokia stereo headset WH-108 and a SIM door key.

NUTSHELL

Model Lumia 720
Camera Primary: 6.7mp, 2848 x 2144 px, Auto focus, Image formats:JPEG/ExifFront camera:1.3 MP, 720p@30fps
Display Size:4.3 inches, Screen Resolution(480 X 800), Pixel Density:217 ppi,  16M colors
Screen Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass 2Screen: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, multitouch,  Clear Black display
Dimensions 127.9 mm (height) 67.5 mm (width) 9 mm (thickness)
Weight 128 g
Operating System Windows 8 with Lumia Black
Memory RAM: 512 GB Internal Storage: 8GB expandable upto 64 GB
Processor  Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, dual-core, 1 GHz, Adreno 305 GPU
Network 2G and 3G
Charging Micro USB
Av Connector 3.5 mm
Bluetooth v4.0
Communication Email,MMS, Messeging (Threaded View),Instant Messaging, Multiple SMS Detection
Battery Model:BP-4GW, Capacity:  2000 mAh
Talktime  up to 23 h 20 min(2G) / Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Playback Music Play:  79 h
Price (USD) $385.44 approx.

 

Nokia Lumia 720 is a good windows smartphone with an affordable price tag, gorgeous looks and good camera. For people who are not much into playing HD games in their phones, this phone is amazing. If you are a gaming freak, this phone will give you a slight dissatisfaction.