Nokia Lumia 720 Review

Nokia has launched a wide range of Windows 8 smartphones and Nokia Lumia 720 is one of these smartphones. The smartphone falls under the category of mid budget Windows smartphones. Lumia 720 is brought in the Indian market so that it can offer some premium features of the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 at an affordable price. If you are wondering what exactly is present in the Lumia 720, have a look at the review of the device.



Let’s talk about the design of the Lumia 720. Nokia Lumia 720 comes with a beautiful design and you will surely fall in love with the build quality and design which Nokia Lumia 720 comes with. The design of Lumia 720 is quite similar to Lumia 920 but it only comes in smaller size. Lumia 720 is available both in matte and glossy finish and we prefer you to get the matte one instead of the glossy one. The button placement of the Lumia 720 is similar to the other Lumia smartphones. On the right side of the Lumia 720 you will get a power/lock key, volume rockers and a camera button located at the bottom. On the top edge of the device you will get a micro SD card slot and a headphone jack.


Nokia Lumia 720 comes with a 4.3-inch display. The display of the device will deliver resolution of 480 X 800 pixels. The device will deliver 217 ppi which is a bit less as compared to what you will get in other Lumia devices. Like other Lumia devices, Lumia 720 also comes with Clearback LCD display. The viewing angles on the Lumia 720 are great and you will also don’t have any problem under bright sunlight. Just like the Lumia 920 you can use gloves while using the display of the Lumia 720. Overall the display of Lumia 720 is great but we wished that Nokia has provided a higher resolution display on the Lumia 720.


The Lumia 720 comes with a 6.7 Mega pixel camera which comes fitted with a Carl Zeiss optics lens. The rear camera of the device is great and captures great photos thanks to the Carl Zeiss optics lens. You will get great photos with the camera of the device under outdoor lightening. The colours of the photos taken appear natural and don’t look artificial or saturated. If you are clicking pictures under bright sunlight you will find them a little faded out.

The LED flash with the camera of the Lumia 720 works really well. During low light conditions the LED flash works great and helps in shooting nice photos. Even if you are disabling the flash and are using the rear camera of the Lumia 720 you will get nice pictures. The camera app comes with many features and you can also tweak the settings of the app as per your preferences. Coming to the front camera of the device you will get a 1.3 mega pixel front camera on your Lumia 720. The camera is capable of recording 720p HD videos and is suitable for making video calls and capturing selfies.


The device comes with Windows Phone 8 operating system which means there are not many options available for customizing the device. You will get many pre-installed apps with the Lumia 720 such as Book My Show, Netflix, Nokia Music, Here Drive, Zomato, Trip Advisor and many others. If you like playing games on your smartphone then you will surely love the Xbox games app where you will find many preinstalled games. All the games are installed in Xbox games by default.


The hardware of the Lumia 720 is pretty decent. You will get a 1 Ghz dual core processor on the device along with 512 MB Ram. The device is only available in one storage option which is 8 GB. If you are running short on memory you can also add external micro SD card of storage space up to 64 GB.


Nokia Lumia 720 is available for buying via online e-commerce websites. You can get the smartphone for as low as Rs 15,300 via Flipkart.

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