Nokia Lumia 720 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3 Specs and Price Comparison in Australia
By Sachin Trivedi | February 20, 2014 9:55 AM EST
For readers who are considering buying the Nokia Lumia 720 or the Samsung Galaxy S3, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Nokia Lumia 720 comes with a 4.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixel resolution. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 720 x 1,280 pixel resolution.
The Nokia Lumia 720 comes with 127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm dimensions and weighs 128 g. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm dimensions and weighs 133 g.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nokia Lumia 720 is equipped with a 1 GHz dual-core processor and Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a microSD card.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is equipped with a 1.4 GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 processor and Exynos 4412 Quad chipset. It comes in 16, 32 and 64 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a microSD card.
The Nokia Lumia 720 runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, which can be upgraded to the WP8 Black. The device has 512 MB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy S3 runs on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, which can be upgraded to the Jelly Bean version. The device has 1 GB of RAM.
The Nokia Lumia 720 sports a 6.1 MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP. The Samsung Galaxy S3 sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.9 MP.
The Nokia Lumia 720 comes with a non-removable Li-ion 2,000 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 13 hours and 20 minutes on 3G or music play of about 79 hours. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with a Li-ion 2,100 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 11 hours and 40 minutes on 3G.
Price in Australia
The Nokia Lumia 720 is priced at around AU $279.95. The Samsung Galaxy S3 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $399.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $419.95 in Australia.
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