Samsung ATIV S vs Nokia Lumia 720

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Display

Size:

4.8 inches
4.3 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 217 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.58 %
60.85 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2)

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225
Adreno 305

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
0.5GB

Internal storage:

16GB
8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Windows Phone, 8.1, 8
Windows Phone, 8

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh
2000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
6.7 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (29 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling
Video light, Video calling

Front:

1.9 MP
1.3 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.40 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm)
5.04 x 2.66 x 0.35 inches (127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135.0 g)
4.52 oz (128.0 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.1
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 17, 2012
Mar 05, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI8750 link
QTLA link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.37 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body:

0.59 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.76 W/kg
0.16 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.59 W/kg
1.28 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 330 / € 250

In The Box:

Nokia 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

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 29, 2012
Feb 25, 2013
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