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Nokia Lumia 720 vs HTC One

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Nokia Lumia 720 Remove phone

Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released
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HTC One Remove phone

Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Android (4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2) Sense 5.0 UI 
Dimensions5.04 x 2.66 x 0.35 inches (127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm)5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 inches (137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm) 
Weight4.52 oz (128 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

217 ppi468 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDS-LCD 3 
Screen-to-body ratio60.85 %65.00 % 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera6.7 megapixels4 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F1.9F2.0 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size1/3.4"1/3" 
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Macro mode, Night modeBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Optical image stabilization, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video callingOptical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2.1 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1000 MHz, KraitQuad core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adreno 320 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

512 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB  
Battery
Talk time23.40 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
  
Stand-by time21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
  
Talk time (3G)13.40 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Capacity2000 mAh2300 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
Wireless chargingOptional  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 800 (band 18), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced25 Feb 201319 Feb 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Battery BP-4GW 2000 mAh, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide, SIM Door Key  
MSRP price€ 250 / $ 330  

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