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  • Nokia Lumia 720
  • Nokia Lumia 720
  • Nokia Lumia 720
  • Nokia Lumia 720
  • Nokia Lumia 720
  • Nokia Lumia 720


7.9/10
Informr score
The Nokia Lumia 720 currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 22 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Windows Phone
Processor
1 GHz
Screen Size
4.3"
Camera
6+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


WMExperts

For anyone who doesn't mind the slightly limited app and games selection, or doesn't need to fill their phone with apps, the Nokia Lumia 720 is a hands down winner. The battery life alone makes it worth your time to explore and the overall experience is excellent. The camera performs well enough for...

- JayTBennett, WMExperts
TechRadar

Windows Phone 8 runs smoother than a greased up penguin on an ice rink and this makes the Lumia 720 a joy to use, allowing us to slide seamlessly between screens. The camera on the rear of the 720 is a pretty decent offering allowing you to take some solid snaps - although make sure the lighting is...

- John McCann, TechRadar
WMPoweruser

For less than 380 Euros you will get a well performing device with a awesome battery life and a great camera. You are almost not any slower than on a high-end device, the only real negative is the fact that you can’t play high-end games, which mid-range Android devices and the iPhone 4 can. Al...

- Lucas, WMPoweruser
Coolsmartphone

The Lumia 720 is a great step forward in the Lumia story and is highly recommended to be considered if you are in the market for a great all-round mid range phone without wanting to break the bank

- Dan Carter, Coolsmartphone
Phone Report v2.0

The Nokia Lumia 720 fills the void in the Windows Phone 8 portfolio for customers looking for a good smartphone at an affordable price, together with decent features and up-to-date software. With a 4.3″ display that has vibrant colours and a dual-core 1 GHz processor, it’s suitable for...

- Meraj Chhaya, Phone Report v2.0


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We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia Lumia 720 user manual here.


Nokia backs up the Lumia 720 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Lumia 720 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
4.3"

The %phone_name%'s screen size is 4.3 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
6+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 6+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
2000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2000 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 21.7 days standby time, 1404 minutes, 804 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Lumia 720 Specs

Overview
Release date April 5, 2013
Regions available USA, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
EGPRS, HSUPA, HSPA+ 21.1
SIM card size
Micro-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
RAM 512 MB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1 W/kg
Body: 0.72 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to: 498 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 804 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1404 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 21.7 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Red, White, Blue, Yellow, Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12.8 x 6.8 x 0.9 cm (5 x 2.7 x 0.4 in)
Weight 128 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 217 pixels
Size 4.3 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, Office 365, Windows Live
Messaging SMS, MMS, Windows Live
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
6+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
4x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Geotagging, ISO, White balance, Exposure, Scene modes
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, AVI
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps, up to 0 minutes
Front Camera
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WMA, M4A
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, AVI
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, SkyDrive)
Included Software / Apps -
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