Excerpt: Nokia's family of Windows Phone 8 handsets just continues to grow. The Finnish smartphone maker is pushing its Lumia devices into the low- and mid-range with devices like the Lumia 620 and 520, but a surprising entry in the form of the Lumia 720 makes Nokia’s budget smartphones a lot more...
Pros: Great design, Thin and lightweight, Good battery life, Low-light camera performance
Cons: Daylight camera performance, Only 512MB of RAM, Low resolution display
Excerpt: The Nokia Lumia 720; what is the Nokia Lumia 720 and why would you choose it over its incredibly priced little brother, the Nokia Lumia 620 or its LTE clad bigger bro, the Lumia 820 ? For starters, the Lumia 720 is a unibody handset.
Pros: Great unibody design, Strong camera in all light conditions, Fantastic battery life
Excerpt: Nokia, the erstwhile industry top dog, appears to be on a spirited binge to deluge the dynamic smartphone market with swish Windows-enabled phones. The brand spanking new Lumia brood has successfully managed to suffuse a whiff of fresh air in the marketplace largely packed like sardines with...
Conclusion: The Nokia Lumia 720 is a solid mid-range phone but with better than expected build quality, a better than average camera and a good range of Nokia extras including HERE Maps and Drive satnav, plus Music and the Microsoft Office suite.
Pros: Excellent build, slim and lightweight, good camera, great Nokia extras, bit of a bargain
Excerpt: It has been raining Lumias of late, with the 820, 620 and 520 hitting the market in quick succession. Joining them now is the Lumia 720, which tries to strike a golden balance between specs and price. Does it succeed?
Conclusion: The Lumia 720 is quite a looker and comes in variety of bold colours. Its multimedia performance and screen are very good. It has got enough firepower to offer fluid WP8 experience. However, it's the camera's outstanding low-light performance that sets it apart from the crowd.
Pros: Elegant design; Sturdy Build; Impressive low-light photography; Sleek and fluid UI; Offline voice-guided Sat Nav; Rich social networking experience; Great sound quality; Good battery life.
Cons: Lacks FM radio; Not many games available; Some games not compatible due to low RAM.
Summary: The keystone to Nokia's Windows Phone 8 onslaught
Pros: Slick OS, Good camera, Attractive design, Great battery life, 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 y...
Cons: Average screen, Keyboard not great, No removable battery, There's not a lot of grip to be hand when you're holding the Lumia 720 and we experienced many slips and drops during our testing period - luckily none were from a great height, but you might want to invest in a rubber skin. While the scre...