Nokia has introduced Nokia Lumia 720 alongside the entry-level Nokia Lumia 520 at Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona. Nokia Lumia 720 is the latest affordable Windows Phone 8 which has similar design to the existing Nolia Lumia 820.
Size and build
Nokia Lumia 720 has a sleek slim design with dimension of 127.9 x 67.5 x 9mm and weighs 128g. Nokia Lumia 720 handsets will be available in five colours - black, white, red, blue and yellow. It has curved edges which is comfortable to hold. Has a micro SD slot slot capable of accepting up to 64GB of extra storage, just as well, as there’s a mere 8GB of internal flash memory.
Nokia 720 comes with a 6.7-megapixel camera with an f/9 aperture intended to capture low-light conditions (like nightlife), and LED flash. It also has a 1.3 -megapixel camera, which supports Skype HD and has a wide-angle lens for fitting more faces into self-portraits.
It also has HD video on the front-facing camera for video calling. It also has the option of wireless charging if you have the decicated accessory cover.
The Lumia 720 has a 4.3-inch LCD display with a ClearBlack filter that reduces outdoor glare. It has IPS technology which means that the screen has a modest viewing angle, looking relatively bright and colourful even when viewing from a relatively tight angle. It has 800x480, 217ppi on the 15:9 screen, which is not bad for for a mid-range phone.
Nokia Lumia 720 has a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon S4 chipset, accompanied by a 512MB. It also has UI which was fast enough, without any sign of lag. It's only a 3G support handset.
Verdict: The Nokia Lumia 720 looks like a great option if you're after a Windows Phone 8 handset that is not too expensive. Lumia 720 sells for 249 euros/ $338.
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