Nokia Lumia 720 features a range of back ‘Shells’ which will allow users to customize the look of their phone as well as adding functionality such as Wireless charging if a shell with that capability is added. Nokia Lumia 720 features gives you additional benefit of allowing a scuffed or broken shell to be replaced with a new one to freshen up the device, something which is not possible on some other competing smartphones.
Nokia Lumia 720 is made of polycarbonate, Nokia lumia 720 uni-body non-removable shells come in a variety of colors including matte yellow, matte red, glossy white, matte cyan and matte black.
Like other Lumia phones, Nokia lumia 720 dedicated keys (volume, power and dedicated camera key) reside on the right, with a 3.5mm headphone jack up top and microUSB port at its base. At 9mm case thickness, Nokia Lumia 720 is the thinnest uni-body polycarbonate shell phone so far.
Nokia Lumia 720 Processors, memory, and storage
Nokia Lumia 720 marks the first time that Nokia has added an expansion slot for microSD (up to 64GB) into one of its uni-body polycarbonate builds. To access that slot (located on the Nokia lumia 720 upper left edge), however, the user requires a pin key—the same goes for the SIM slot on the top right.
Nokia Lumia 720 Screen
Nokia Lumia 720 4.3 inch display has a WVGA resolution of 480 × 800 pixels and an aspect ratio of 15:9.
Nokia Lumia 720 Other features:
ClearBlack for improved outdoor visibility
SuperSensitive display for easy use even with gloves, nails and the like.
Screen protection provided by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2.
Nokia Lumia 720 Camera
Nokia Lumia 720 front facing camera has a 1.3-megapixel sensor. The rear camera of Nokia lumia 720 uses a fast lens at f/1.9 which enables low-light photography and creating bokeh in the out-of-focus areas of an image.
A new digital lens, dubbed Glam Me, allows users to enhance facial features like teeth, eyes, and skin, and customize shots with various filters.
Nokia Lumia 720 Battery and charging
Supports wireless charging using an optional accessory cover. Also can be recharged physically using conventional wired power adapter or USB cable however.
Uses a 2000 mAh capacity battery just as the larger Lumia 920 does and as a result has a longer battery life.
This is the first Nokia phone to replace Nokia Maps with the Here suite of navigation services such as Here Maps, Here Transit and HERE Drive, but it lacks HERE Drive+ unlike other second generation Lumia devices. As with other Lumia devices, the 720 includes Nokia-exclusive apps which differentiate it from other Windows Phone 8 units from other celluar handset manufacturers like HTC 8X, Samsung Ativ S, Huawei Ascend W1 and others.
The much awaited “Amber update” is out for Nokia Lumia 720 in almost every part of the world. It brings new features such as Glance screen, Data sense, F.M radio, Nokia Smartcam and lots of other system improvements.
Nokia Lumia 720 Specification:
Nokia Lumia 720
2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE – 850, 900,
1800, 1900 MHz
3G UMTS/HSPA+ – 850, 900,
1900, 2100 MHz
Availability by country 29 April 2013
Predecessor Nokia Lumia 710
Related Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 620
Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 920
Form factor Bar
Dimensions 127.9 mm (5.04 in) H
67.5 mm (2.66 in) W
9 mm (0.35 in) D
Weight 128 g (4.52 oz)
Operating system Windows Phone 8
System on chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8227
CPU 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Krait
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 305
Memory 512 MB RAM
Storage 8 GB
Removable storage microSD, up to 64 GB
Battery Non-replaceable Rechargeable BP-4GW 3.7 V 2000 mAh Li-ion battery
Data inputs Multi-Touch capacitive Touchscreen, ambient light sensor, orientation sensor, high brightness mode, sunlight readability enhancements,
Display 4.3-inch (109.22 mm)WVGA IPS ClearBlack capacitive touchscreen with high sensitivity touch,
480 × 800 pixels at 217 ppi
Gorilla Glass 2
Rear camera 6.7 MP Carl Zeiss, HD video (720p)
Front camera 1.3 MP, HD video (720p)
Sound Speaker, 3.5mm audio jack
Other Talk time: Up to 23.4 hours (2G) / Up to 13.4 hours (3G)
Standby time: Up to 520 hours (21 days, 16 hours)
Internet use: Up to 13.4 hours (3G), up to 13.4 hours (Wi-Fi)
Audio playback: Up to 79 hours (3 day, 7 hours)