Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.00 GB vs 512 MB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Higher pixel density
  • 233.00 ppi vs 217.00 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Has NFC
  • Yes vs No
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
  • Larger screen
  • 4.00 inch vs 4.30 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 5.00 MP vs 6.70 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 1430 mAH vs 2000 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • N/A vs 1.30 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has flash
  • No vs Yes
    With flash, bright photos/videos are captured even in low-light conditions.
Design
Operating system Windows 8 Windows Phone 8
Form factor Touchbar Touchbar
Dimensions

    Height:119.9 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:9.9 mm

    Height:127.90 mm

    Width:67.50 mm

    Thickness:9 mm

    Weight 124 grams 128 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors                  
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8227 Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
    Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz, Dual core, 1000 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 305
    • Adreno 305
    RAM 1 GB 512 MB
    Built-in storage 8 GB 8
    Memory card support Upto 64 GB microSD Upto 64 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4.0 Inch 4.30 Inch
    Display resolution 480x800 (233 ppi) 480x800 (217 ppi)
    Display Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
    3D
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch , Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 6.70 MP, 2992 x 2240
    Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Exposure compensation
    • Geo tagging
    • Image Viewer
    • Touch to focus
    • White balance presets
    • Auto Focus
    • Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Geo tagging
    • Touch to focus
    • White balance presets
    Scene Modes Backlight Mode,Night Portrait Mode,Sports Mode Backlight Mode,Night Portrait Mode,Sports Mode
    Video Capture Yes, H.264,MPEG4 Yes, H.264,MPEG4, Video zoom
    Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 30fps 1280 x 72p
    Secondary camera 1.30 MP, 1280 x 960
    Network
    SIM Type Micro, GSM Micro, GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 21.1 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA 21.10 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • B
    • Yes
    • B
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    GPS A-GPS,Glonass A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, HFP, OPP, PBAP, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, SDAP, SPP Version 4, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, OPP, PBAP, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      USB microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector DLNA
      Battery
      Talk time 16.9 Hours(2G), 10.66 Hours(3G) 23.40 Hours(2G), 13.40 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 336 Hours(2G), 336 Hours(3G) 520(3G)
      Playback time 48 Hours(Music), 5.9 Hours(Video) 79 Hours(Music), 8.30 Hours(Video)
      Battery Capacity 1430 mAh, Li-ion 2000 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Sound Recording
      • 3GP, AAC, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA
      • Dolby Headphone
      • 3GP, 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, WMA
      Video player
      • 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MOV, MPEG4, WMV
      • 3G2, 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MOV, MPEG4, WMV
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Radio:FM

      Streaming
      Additional Yes
      Pre-loaded Apps DirectX 11, Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub.
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Magnetometer, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser HTML5 HTML5
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Facebook,Flickr,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,LinkedIn,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload) Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Twitter,YouTube (upload)
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      • Yes
      • 1.240 W/kg
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, To-Do, Document viewer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Messaging No No
      Keypad Landscape mode Landscape mode
      E-mail IMAP,POP3,Push e-mail,SMTP,Other IMAP,POP3,Push e-mail,SMTP
      Instant messaging Google Talk,Skype,Windows Live / MSN,Yahoo! Google Talk,Skype,Windows Live / MSN,Yahoo!,Other
      JAVA MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games Yes, DirectX 11, Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub
      Sales Pack Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Nokia Lumia 720, Nokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Battery BP-4GW 2000 mAh, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide, SIM Door Key, Warranty Card
      Supported Accessories
      Others
      Other Features
      Speakers Earpiece,Loudspeaker Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice commands
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice commands
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 01-Nov-2013 15-Feb-2013
      Market status Available, 30-Nov-2013 Available
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