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Nokia Lumia 720
Nokia Lumia 720
Nokia Lumia 720
Nokia Lumia 720
Nokia Lumia 720
Nokia Lumia 720

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The Nokia Lumia 720 currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 22 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Windows Phone
Operating system
Operating system
Windows Phone
1 GHz
1 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
6+ MP
6+ MP
2000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


For anyone who doesn't mind the slightly limited app and games selection, or doesn't need to fill their phone with apps, the Nokia Lumia 720 is a hands down winner. The battery life alone makes it worth your time to explore and the overall experience is excellent. The camera performs well enough for...

- JayTBennett, WMExperts

Windows Phone 8 runs smoother than a greased up penguin on an ice rink and this makes the Lumia 720 a joy to use, allowing us to slide seamlessly between screens. The camera on the rear of the 720 is a pretty decent offering allowing you to take some solid snaps - although make sure the lighting is...

- John McCann, TechRadar

For less than 380 Euros you will get a well performing device with a awesome battery life and a great camera. You are almost not any slower than on a high-end device, the only real negative is the fact that you can’t play high-end games, which mid-range Android devices and the iPhone 4 can. Al...

- Lucas, WMPoweruser

The Lumia 720 is a great step forward in the Lumia story and is highly recommended to be considered if you are in the market for a great all-round mid range phone without wanting to break the bank

- Dan Carter, Coolsmartphone
Phone Report v2.0
Phone Report v2.0

The Nokia Lumia 720 fills the void in the Windows Phone 8 portfolio for customers looking for a good smartphone at an affordable price, together with decent features and up-to-date software. With a 4.3″ display that has vibrant colours and a dual-core 1 GHz processor, it’s suitable for...

- Meraj Chhaya, Phone Report v2.0

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Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia Lumia 720 user manual here.

Nokia backs up the Lumia 720 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Lumia 720 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.


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Screen Size

The Nokia Lumia 720's screen size is 4.3 inches with x pixels resolution.

1 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

6+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 6+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.

8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2000 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 21.7 days standby time, 1404 minutes, 804 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Lumia 720 Specs

Release Date April 5, 2013
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System No

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
RAM 512 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1 W/kg
Body: 0.72 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
6+ Megapixels
4x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Geotagging, ISO, White balance, Exposure, Scene modes
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, AVI
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
1+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel Density 217 pixels
Size 4.3 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to 498 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 804 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1404 minutes
Standby Time Up to 21.7 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Red, White, Blue, Yellow, Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12.8 x 6.8 x 0.9 cm (5 x 2.7 x 0.4 in)
Weight 128 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Information Messaging: SMS, MMS, Windows Live
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA: Yes
Graphics: Yes
Themes: Yes
Backlit Illumination: Yes
Zoom / Magnification: Yes
Screen Orientation Lock: Yes
Predictive Text Entry: Yes
Voicemail Key: Yes
Voice Commands: Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock: Yes
Multiple Numbers Per Contact: Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups: Yes
Voice Activated Dialing: Yes
Photo Caller ID: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Email Client: Yes
Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
PC Synchronization: Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet: Yes
Audio Formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WMA, M4A
Video Playback Formats: 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, AVI
Streaming Video: Yes
Custom Ringtones: Yes
Vibration Alert: Yes
Downloadable Ringtones: Yes
Ringer ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Haptic Feedback: Yes
Data Tethering: Yes
Mobile Hotspot: Yes
Wi-fi Encryption: WEP/WPA/WPA2
Viewable document types: DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Games: Downloadable
Apps: Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps: -
To-Do / Task List, Calendar, World Clock, Alarm, Calculator, Maps, NotePad, Voice Memos / Recorder

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