Lumia 720 Nokia

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

Xperia P Sony

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    275
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Nokia Lumia 720 vs Sony Xperia P

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
9.1
9.3

Processing power

sunspider
6.4
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.8
6.4

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.4
8.9

Geekaphone Score

7.6
7.2

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.3"
4"
Resolution
800 x 480 (216 ppi)
960 x 540 (275 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
813 cd/m²
1,050 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.512
--
Surface
Gorilla Glass 2
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
1080p (HDMI)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227)
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
--
66.9
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.5 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/1.9, 3 mm (27 mm equiv.)
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
6.7 MP (2992 x 2240)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
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
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/1.9
f/2.4
Secondary camera
1.3 MP
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
5 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
2,000 mA·h
1,305 mA·h
Talk time
601 min
300 min
Standby time
31,200 min
28,500 min
Tested
3G talk time
917 min
333 min
Web browsing
457 min
239 min
Video playback
403 min
270 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Right)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.10
+0.03, -0.04
Noise level
-83.1 dB
-87.3 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.57, -0.01
+0.44, -0.10
Noise level
-83.2 dB
-86 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm
59.5 x 122 x 10.5 mm
Weight
128 g
120 g
Body
Plastic
Aluminum
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Windows Phone 8
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
Windows Phone 8 Amber
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,438 ms
2,784 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21.1 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSPA (14 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11 (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
2.1
USB On-the-Go
--
Yes

features

Internal storage
8 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
None
Included accessories
--
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
--
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
72.4 dB
60.6 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.6 dB
61.3 dB
Special-features

sensors

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