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Nokia Lumia 720 – A mid-range Windows Phone 8 giant
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Nokia Lumia 720 – A mid-range Windows Phone 8 giant

Nokia Lumia 720 is one of the four phones that the company announced in World Mobile Congress 2013, the other three being Lumia 520, the entry-level Lumia and two feature phones Nokia 301 and 105.

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Lumia 720 is a mid-range Windows 8 smartphone and looks stylish and trendy plus laden with features. The device features a 4.3 inch TFT display with ClearBlack display technology. It has a 480 x 800 pixels resolutions packing a 217 ppi. The curved laminated display offers a better readability and wider viewing angles.

Powered by a Dual-core 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8227 processor mated to a Adreno 305 GPU and a 512 RAM, the device running on Windows phone 8 OS has an internal memory of 8 GB expandable upto 64 GB through a microSD card.

Lumia 720 has a good imaging capabilities. The rear holds a 6.7-megapixel Carl Zeiss optics camera  boasting an F1.9 aperture, that should give a good result in low-light situations.  Additionally, it has an autofocus and LED flash. As far as features it comes with  Cinemagraph and Smart Shoot plus geo-tagging, panorama mode and filters. On the front, there is a 1.3-megapixel camera with wide-angle lens that gives a wider coverage area during self-shoots.

The 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery is same as of Lumia 920 with a standby of 520 hours, talk time of 23 hours 20 min (2G)  and up to 13 hours 20 mins (3G). It gives a 72 hours music playback.

Lumia 720 is capable of wireless charging like its premium siblings with a snap-on back cover. Cool! we like it.

Lumia 720 is NFC enabled and other connectivity options include GPRS & EDGE with class B with HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps speed, Bluetooth v.3, Wi-Fi 802.11, micro USB support.

Priced at 249 euros (US$338), Lumia 720 will roll out in Asian markets in Q1.

Lumia 720 Specifications

  • 4.3 inch TFT display with ClearBlack display technology
  • 480 x 800 pixels
  • 217 ppi
  • Dual-core 1 GHz processor
  • 512 RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage, expandable upto 64 GB
  • Windows Phone 8 OS
  • 6.7 MP rear camera, 1.3 MP front camera
  • 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Standby 520 hours, talk time 23.2 hours (2G), 13.2 hours (3G), music 72 hours
  • Connectivity: GPRS & EDGE with class B with HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps speed, NFC, Bluetooth v.3, Wi-Fi 802.11, micro USB support.
0 26 February, 2013 Gadgets, News February 26, 2013

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