Nokia Lumia 720 vs 730 Comparison

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The Lumia 720 and 730 are based on Windows operating system, an alternate system to Google Android and Apple iOS. The 720 originally had Windows 8, but now there is a free update to 8.1, whereas 730 comes loaded with 8.1, plus it has Nokia’s ‘Lumia Cyan’ update which is loaded with additional features.

Design

The 730 is barely bigger as compared to 720, it measures 69x135x9mm and weighs 131g. The thickness is somewhat distorted, as the Lumia 730 is narrow at the edges. In fact it is thicker than 720.

Lumia 730 comes in orange, white, black and green whereas 720 comes in blue, yellow, red, white and black.  730 reminds of Lumia 920 with it curved sides and glossy look. Even you will find the ports and buttons is the same place but it does not have shutter button for camera.

Screen

Lumia 720 comes with the screen size of 4.3 while 730 is 4.7 inches.  The resolution of Lumia 720 is 800×480 and 730 is 1280×720. The resolution intensification means a more pixel density at 316ppi, against 217ppi for the Lumia 720.

Lumia 730 comes with OLED display which will be brilliant than the IPS LCD panel on the 720. In 730 the screen is made of Gorilla Glass 3.

Hardware

Microsoft, is claiming 730 to be ‘The first smartphone aimed for people who love selfies and Skype video calls’. That means it is better than the 720.

The 730 comes with a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor running at 1.2GHz and 1GB of RAM.

The 720 performed better, even with half the RAM and a slower quad-core Snapdragon S4 chip.

Both handsets come 8GB of storage, and the 730 is compatible with microSD cards up to 128GB whereas the 720 is compatible with 64GB cards. Both come with NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11n Wi-Fi.

Picture courtesy- pcadvisor.co.uk


by techtalks @TechTalks December 16, 2015 11:24 AM UTC

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