Nokia launched a mid-range windows smartphone namely lumia 720 in India which is priced @ 18990/-. It is available in Yellow, Red, Blue, White and Black shades.
DESIGN, BUILD QUALITY & DISPLAY
The design is very simple but neat. It uses corning gorilla glass 2 front and polycarbonate body on the back making it durable. It is slim at 9mm and weighs 128gms. It has a 4.3 inch 16M IPS LCD of 480x800 (WVGA) resolution with 217ppi.It uses Nokia's clear black technology. The viewings angles are good and the sunlight legibility is good.
STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITIES
It has a 8GB internal storage and is expandable upto 64GB and has additional 7GB SkyDrive storage. The device features dedicated multimedia apps which are good. It also features Nokia city lens (that discovers cities around you). On-board connectivities such as 2G, 3G, WIFI, Bluetooth 3.1, GPS & GLONASS, NFC and USB are standard.
CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has a 6.7 MP Rear camera with autofocus & led flash which features Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Image stabilization etc but lacks HDR. The camera clarity is very good. It does HD 720p@30fps video recording with video stabilization and mono sound having bite-rate of 8-10 Mbps and stores in MP4 format. The video recording clarity is very good. It has a 1.3 MP Front camera which does 720p@30fps video recording.
HARDWARE, SOFTWARE & PERFORMANCE
It runs windows OS 8. It has a Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227) processor running a dual core at 1 GHZ dual core with 512 MB RAM and an Adreno 305 GPU. The performance of the device is very good which provides high graphic intensive games and multitasking run smoothly and there is no lag at all.
BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a non-removable Li-Ion 2000(BP-4GW) MAH battery. The battery life is very good which is given below.
BROWSING : upto 7:45H.
VIDEO WATCHING : upto 6:50H.
TALK TIME : upto 17H(2G) / upto 15:30H(3G).
STANDBY TIME : upto 500H(2G) / upto 520H(3G).
*Good display and viewing angles.
*Good camera &video recording clarity.
*Good build quality.
*Dedicated camera key
*App catalogue is less compared to Android and iOS.
*No FM radio.
OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 8.5/10.
°overall product rating refers to all the aspects including the price, performance, overall quality, features, etc., based on individual product.