Nokia Lumia 720 User Reviews
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adit38 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I bought it at bandung (indonesia) during its launch, and got discount almost 20%.
So far lumia 720 so fluid, the screen is superb under direct sunlight, super sensitive screen. The battery made me stop worrying, it survive 24 hours with intensive used, when i used android (lenovo s560, with same battery 2000 mAh), i always charge my android when still at office (afternoon) or it will dont make it till i home, so irratating....
It so confortable in my hand, the yellow so bright, bring the attention. Call quality so much better than my android..
The camera is great, specially when it comes to low light scene, but it cant compete with lumia 920
12 out of 12 people found this review helpful.Report
theminolaboy has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I rarely give reviews since it's quite tenuous considering that you need to give your insights about this and that but Nokia Lumia 720 is an exception. Coming from a BlackBerry 9360 - which I still use - Nokia Lumia 720 is a breathe of fresh air. Don't get me wrong. I enjoyed using my BlackBerry but aside from the small screen there's a lot to compare between the two. Let me kick my review in with the camera capabilities. Heck! We all know that Nokia is the king in mobile photography and this is not a secret. Nokia Lumia 720 is awesome in taking low light photos and it just blows me away. I never thought that this phone would be a decent counterpart of Nokia Lumia 920 in the middle range class. The phone is very sexy and it just gives me the feeling of being unique. We don't have a lot of Windows Phone users here in the Philippines and I get a lot of attention whenever I am using the phone in public. With that vibrant yellow unibody design? Everyone would just stare at you. Secondly, the interface is very attractive. I always find myself touching the screen just to see how the tiles would flip back and forth. There's this particular fluidity with regards to the interface compared to other platforms. With Microsoft's integration with Windows 8, Xbox, Office, Skydrive and lot more, not to mention Skype, everything fits the puzzle. Also, it is a not a secret that Nokia cut the screen quality to give this phone a very reasonable price but based on my experience, I never thought that...
14 out of 15 people found this review helpful.Report
A Great Mid-range Device
znellu has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
720 is a great addition to the Lumia line-up from Nokia. It's having all the ingredients that essentially a device with such a price tag should have. It has a great camera, great battery, great uni body design, memory card expansion and it's so light (130 grams approx.).
It's can be called the younger sibling of Lumia 920 as it's having the similar kind of uni body design and the same battery.
I have clicked many snaps and shot a few videos and I'm totally impressed. Low light photography in the device is just awesome. Along with it, the videos shot in it gave unbelievable sound quality because of Nokia's HAAC mics included and the video quality is great for such a mid ranger.
The experience in WP8 is totally lovely. It might not be as customizable (BTW I really like the live tiles) or advanced as Android, but the OS is a joy to use. And I'm serious.
Considering its price the device is one of the best
Have been using this device for a month now and I'm loving it...
8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.Report
720 drive test
phil2n has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Camera is not that good. Its a bit noisy in pictures but good in taking videos.
Facebook apps are a bit delay in updating notifications.
There is an application trial so there's no need to worry.
There's no problem in watching videos as well
File management is easy if you will connect the phone to a PC
25 out of 25 people found this review helpful.Report
RJJ877 has owned it for more than one year before publishing this review
no cons ...
6.7 HD cam
1 GHZ CPU
Micro SD 64 GB
SMART OS VERY FAST
SMART PHONE ;) g
512 GB RAM good for GAMES
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.Report
Hazem.Hadid has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
Have a smart OS ( Windows Phone 8 ) very fast great camera normal screen no cons
HD videos big screen LED flash 1 Ghz SnapDragon CPU
can upgrade to Lumia Black
a lot of features :
- dual tap to unlock
- Glance screen
- a lot of GAMES !
- better than Android :3
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.Report
NOKIA LUMIA 720
vishal15 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
-nice design and color options.
-value for money.
-Low RAM(512 MB).
More detailed review on Nokia Lumia 720, visit http://mynokialumia.com/nokia-lumia-720-an-in-budget-high-performance-camera-phone/.
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igor.rogy99 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
I had had this phone for 10 months now,and I'm quite satisfied with it.It runs smoothly,has a great camera and an exellent battery life.And of course,it has WP8 (Black).I just don't get why are people hating WP.It's a great OS,really straight forward and easy to use.Yeah,720 doesn't have neither as much apps as some other Android mid-rangers,nor a great display,but it has such a good camera,long-lasting battery and (the thing I love most about it) offline maps and navigation.Small price is a big plus for me,too.
PS. I regret I bought one in black,the white one looks so much better -.-
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Never Purchase a Nokia Mobile because of their customer services.
pradeepshin has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Never purchase a mobile from Nokia if you purchase then you also have to suffer as I am doing after spending 22K on a nokia mobile phone.
Worth less customer care service Nokia provide in India.
Nokia care center can change all of your new parts with old one if you submit your mobile for repairing.
No commitment - Nokia customer care executive make fake commitments and also they can try to misguide you because they asked me for 7 days but 23 days gone.
Nokia care center is not able to repair device in single time with the perfection - If they fix a issue then they create another 2-3 issues in your device.
If you send mail to email@example.com regarding your issue then you will only receive one reply "Our customer care representative will make a call to you with in 48 Hours" and It might be possible that you will receive a call after 10 days when you forgot about the mail.
Never provide a satisfactory solution and also change the policies accordingly to the case.
Time Wastage - They will waste your time by calling you in their nokia center without a single regulations.
Had done lots of followup in the different different way e.g. phone, email, visits but didn't get a single solution.
Following are the details of complaints and Job sheet details:
Complaint Id1 1-15015769024
Complaint Id2: 1-15029704004
Job Sheet No1.: 153433527/140306/4
Job Sheet No2.: 153433527/ 140225/4
Tags: Nokia Mobile Review, Nokia, Nokia Lumia 720, Nokia Customer Care Service
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david_zaqariashvili has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
good smartphone overall, but 512MB RAM a big con for games, i'am tired cause of this. display has a very pleasant colors and great outdoor visibility. windows phone 8 amber OS is fast, 512MB RAM is enough for OS.
7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.Report
nammied has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
So I bought it from a Nokia store very recently, and am loving it! I don't understand how I used android for so long, it just seems clunky! Very fast and responsive, amazing camera apps, photo editor. Nokia Store allows me to freely download music, which is truly amazing.
Some people say they can't find file manager: why do you want it? Whatever's on your SD card/phone you can automatically view in photos/music/etc.
People are complaining about RAM too. Don't speak about stuff you haven't experienced. Windows is the master of efficiency, and RAM doesn't matter at all. If you're so worried about keeping ALL APPS on at all times, buy an iPhone. Don't hate on this lovely semi-budget phone.
My advice to the people not enjoying Windows: make sure you have the amber update, makes a ton of difference.
Overall, a breath of fresh air coming from android.
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Windows Phone ... i loved WP6.5.. I hate Wp8
suhashk has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
Pros: fast , nice skype experience, Emails(super cool)
1.Cant search within SMS;s
2.Cannot forward attachments received emails
3.No USB connectivity with PC i.e. You cannot browse files on the phone or SD card after you connect it to PC. Neither you can browse files using the phone itself. So all your old files are hidden. You would need card reader to get those.
4.No USB tethering only wifi tethering
5.Absolutely no config features
6.No File browser (not at all possible to browse files present on you card except office files or pics)
7.If you are app crazy, not many apps in market
8.Gtalk, Live does not work, well it did not work that well with my Android but on this phone it wont just work. Plus google is stopping deploying any of their apps on Win8
9.No good software to connect to PC, tough to tweak phone
10.Saving new contact takes more than 3 steps
11.No widgets, so you would fumble around to start or stop Data, wifi, etc
12.And a Massive setback is the phone Works only with Windows 7 or higher
13.MAPS??? Google maps ??? I loved google navigation on android.. I miss it on this phone. Maps.google.com does not work well on Windows phones.
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BEAWARE, Pathetic and Flimsy built quality
mr.abhishekkumar has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I bought a Nokia Lumia 720 from Flipkart two months ago ( Invoice No. KOL20136700077377, Serial No.357297052629210). But within 2 weeks the phone's speaker stopped working. I complained to Flipkart and because of the 30 Days Replacement Policy they replaced my phone ( Invoice No. KOL20136800070152, Serial No. 357297054144770).Now, few days ago I had to restart the phone because it hanged while working and after restarting, the display went blank. Everything else was working, I could hear the ring tone if someone called, the 3 soft keys were blinking but the main display was just blank.
I called up Flipkart but they refuses to entertain as my phone had crosses the 30 Days Replacement Warranty, they asked me to contact Nokia Care. When I went to Nokia Care in Sector 14, Gurgaon on 8th October, they were themself puzzled with the issue and after having an extremely detailed look a my phone they somehow discovered a microscopic hairline scratch and then said that my 2 months old phone will now not be covered in warranty as there is a scratch on the screen and it may have been because I might have dropped my phone somewhere, someday, sometime. They asked me to pay Rs 7,800 if I wanted to get my phone repaired. I told them clearly that my phone was working perfectly until it hanged and I needed to restart it and the hairline scratch that they discovered might be because of the normal daily wear and tear. But they completely refused to entertain me any further.
Dear Nokia, there was...
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nokia lumia 720 in depth
faizan3019 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
hi guys if u are lookig for a good value for money,camera,battery,build quality and branded phone around 15000 go for it...its a good buy...or else go for some india brand..coz samsung and sony mobiles are nowadays not making good phones under 15000/-....i ll recommend xolo q1000 or canvas 4 if u want to go for android and if u want brand and not fond of hectic work go for lumia...its an amazing phone..u ll just love it
my camera reviews are mixed for lumia 720 coz the image looks very good but it is not that sharp...means detailing are low coz of 6 megapixel ...but amazing camera at night
13 out of 14 people found this review helpful.Report
t2859 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I'm really disappointed about this phone; It freezes often and sometimes reboots itself. Sometimes it just turns itself off and it won't respond.
Internet browsing is painfully slow and sometimes, when I'm on a website there are options I can't click on.
Camera quality isn't as good either. Pictures come out washed out, out of focus or with a grainy texture.
Regarding multimedia functionalities, I hate it that I need a third party app to download mp3 files from the internet and videos. I can't share videos via Bluetooth either.
I don't think WP is good for productivity. There's no universal search, you can't share PDF files, there isn't a decent text editor either.
Connectivity is weak. I keep getting 2 and three bars, but rarely all of them.
I've found myself often going back to my Blackberry to do things I can't do here.
Overall, I don't think it's a reliable phone.
9 out of 14 people found this review helpful.Report
Best phone on budget
Nafee has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
This is the best phone if the budget is considered. Windows platform doesn't have as many apps like iPhone or Android, but you'll get all your necessary apps, and they are quite good. The interface is gorgeous, camera is too good. MS Office works perfectly.
11 out of 12 people found this review helpful.Report
Its a SUPERB phone I ever had!
kylekevincute has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Its a very nice phone. I never regret buying it cause its so fluid and so TECHY to look at.
no regrets in quiting ANDROID which is very impractical because of its daily usage battery capacity which isnt enough. it also has a GREAT EXCELLENT camera! very loud speaker as well is very clear and loud. its music capability using the headphones is incomparable because of the dolby features. it has a nice physique as well that makes it look so luxurious. the unibody design that it has is amazing.
over all its a very nice experience having lumia 720
16 out of 17 people found this review helpful.Report
NO REGRETS DUMPING ANDROID
jassibhalla02 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
Awesome built and UI...Great display even under direct sunlight...great camera...beautiful look and nice to feel in hand.......
Talking about the battery.., its the best..at least 3 times longer than any other smartphone.....6.7 MP camera..can beat any phone in low light...except higher Lumias...
overall, very good phone for the price...
10 out of 10 people found this review helpful.Report
My Favorite phone
mailstosarath has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
I am totally happy with the performance of this phone. it only has a 1Ghz processor and 512 mb ram, but the phones speed is amazing. its too smart than a galaxy note. its the best smartphone you can buy for this price
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Nokia Lumia 720 Review (Personal Version)
Nokiafan1 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Everyone.....if you read this, you better follow it.because the lumia 720 is.......AMAZING!!!! you should Buy it! I really2 like it! The design and the features and the others! Nokia is still the best! And this one is the amazing One! You Should Buy It!
9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.Report
Love my Lumia
ratedadorable has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
a review after a complete month i bought it as it released in April Quite happy with my cell every thing work fine camera is just awesum in such range but a bit dissapointed from keyboard it could b better but not like my type uptill now Over all its the best phone
and also sum facts that WP8 doesn't have large market like android so waiting for that..
13 out of 13 people found this review helpful.Report