Lumia 720 Nokia

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    216
    ppi

Express Galaxy Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.5
    inches
  • resolution
    207
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Nokia Lumia 720 vs Samsung Express Galaxy

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.4
8.0

Processing power

sunspider
6.4
6.2

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.4
5.5

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.8
7.7

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.4
9.3

Geekaphone Score

7.5
7.3

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.3"
4.5"
Resolution
800 x 480 (216 ppi)
800 x 480 (207 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
Super AMOLED Plus (PenTile RGBG)
Brightness
813 cd/m²
364 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.512
2.861
Surface
Gorilla Glass 2
None
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
720p (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
--
--
Quadrant
--
4,998
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
Qualcomm Adreno 225
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
12
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.5 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/1.9, 3 mm (27 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
6.7 MP (2992 x 2240)
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
Sensor
1/3.6" (4 mm × 3 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
None
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/1.9
f/2.0
Secondary camera
1.3 MP
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
5 Mbps
14 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion
Capacity
2,000 mA·h
2,000 mA·h
Talk time
601 min
1,350 min
Standby time
31,200 min
49,800 min
Tested
3G talk time
917 min
600 min
Web browsing
457 min
429 min
Video playback
403 min
600 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.10
+0.37, -0.27
Noise level
-83.1 dB
-82.5 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.57, -0.01
+0.49, -0.35
Noise level
-83.2 dB
-81.6 dB
FM radio
Receive
No

form factor

Size
127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm
132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm
Weight
128 g
139 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Windows Phone 8
Android 4.0
Upgradable to
Windows Phone 8 Amber
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,438 ms
1,654 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21.1 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11 (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
USB On-the-Go
--
--

features

Internal storage
8 GB
8 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
microSD
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
--
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
72.4 dB
67.7 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.6 dB
66.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
No
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
Yes
Hygrometer
No
No