Difference between Nokia Lumia 720 and Karbonn Titanium S5

Key Difference: The Nokia Lumia 720 is one of the newest phones that are similar to its flagship Lumia 920. The Lumia 720 comes with 1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor with 512 MB RAM and 8 GB internal storage space that is upgradeable to 64 GB. The phone is available with a 6.7 MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus and LED flash. It also has a 1.3 MP secondary camera with a resolution of 1280 x 960. The Karbonn Titanium S5 sports a 5.0 inch display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. It runs on a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core Processor and 1 GB of RAM.

Nokia is a popular Finnish phone company and has been previously known for durability and increased battery life of phones. When it entered the smartphone market, it teamed up with Microsoft Windows for mobile and has been launching phones with their OS. The Nokia Lumia 720 is one of the newest phones that are similar to its flagship Lumia 920. The little brother is quite similar in looks and many features, lacking only the strikingly high price tag. Nokia has recently announced a number of low- to mid-range phones to try and capture the masses. The phone is being touted as one of the best phones for its price range. The phone sports a 4.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, with approximately 217 ppi, which is a decent enough screen resolution. The phone comes with the standard Live Tiles format from the Windows 8.

The Lumia 720 comes with 1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor with 512 MB RAM and 8 GB internal storage space that is upgradeable to 64 GB. It also offers Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for protection purposes. The phone is available with a 6.7 MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus and LED flash. It also has a 1.3 MP secondary camera with a resolution of 1280 x 960. The company offers many camera features such as touch focus, landscape orientation, auto and manual exposure, auto and manual white balance, still image editor, full screen viewfinder, Cinemagraph lens, Bing vision, Smart Shoot lens and panorama lens. The Smart Shoot lens allows the users to merge two different photos to create a perfect shot, which comes handy, if you don’t like having to tell people pose in front of the camera. The phone is slick and thin bar phone with slightly curved edges. The phone sports a 3.5mm jack on the top, with camera button, volume button and the sleep/wake button on the right hand side. The back also three tiny holes for a Wireless Charging cover, which fits on the back of the device. The phone is customizable with changing shells, making it easier to mix and match the phone with various different colors. The phone has been announced for the Australian market, with launch dates yet to be released for the rest of the world.

Karbonn has released its own quad-core phone: the Titanium S5. This is the company’s successor to the Titanium S1. The Karbonn Titanium S5 sports a 5.0 inch display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. It runs on a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core Processor and 1 GB of RAM. It is a Dual-SIM phone that comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). It also has an internal memory of 4 GB. The phone has an 8 MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary camera. The phone comes with a limited amount of basic features and also includes CLID with Photo and Karbonn Apps Plaza. There are no high-end features to the camera, but it does manage to take a decent picture. If a person is looking for a no-nonsense phone with the basic purpose of clicking pictures, making calls, having a video conference, this phone is perfect. The best part, it has a very low price tag of just a little of INR 11,000, making it perfect for the people that do have expensive budgets.

The information for the detailed table about the two phones has been taken from the Nokia website, techradar.com, Karbonn website, flipkart.com, snapdeal.com, fonearena.com and GSMArena.com.

 

Nokia Lumia 720

Karbonn Titanium S5

Launch Date

April 2013

March 2013

Company

Nokia

Karbonn

Size

127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm

66 x 134.6 x 9.25 mm

Display

4.3” IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

IPS qHD multi-touch capacitive touch display, TFT, 16M colors

Screen

480 x 800 pixels (~217 ppi pixel density)

540 x 960 pixels, 5.0 inches

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 2

-

Weight

128 grams

-

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

HSDPA 2100

4G Network

N/A

No

GUI

Windows Phone 8

Custom UI

CPU speed

1 GHz Dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor.

Qualcomm Snap Dragon Quad Core Processor with Speed 1.2 GHz

GPU

Adreno 305

TBA

OS

Microsoft Windows Phone OS 8

Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Chipset

Qualcomm MSM8227

Qualcomm Snapdragon

RAM

512 MB

1 GB RAM

SIM Size

Micro-SIM

Dual SIM (Mini-SIM)

Internal Memory

8 GB

4 GB

Expandable Memory

Up to 64 GB

microSD, up to 32 GB

Sensors

Orientation sensor, high brightness mode, sunlight readability enhancements, Ambient light sensor, accelerometer, proximity, compass

Proximity Sensor, Acceleration Sensor, Light Sensor

Connectivity

GSM, HSDPA, micro-USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC.

3G , Bluetooth 4.0 , Wi-Fi , USB 2.0, GSM/GPRS/EDGE

Data

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC and USB.

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

Speed

HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800/1900

HSPA 2100 MHz

 

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band; Wi-Fi hotspot

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP

Yes, with A2DP

USB

microUSB v2.0

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

6.7 MP Auto focus with two-stage capture key camera

8.0 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Auto Focus Camera with powerful flash light

Secondary Camera

1.3 MP 1280 x 960 pixels camera.

2 MP

Video

[email protected]

Yes

Camera Features

  • Carl Zeiss optics
  • LED Flash
  • Touch focus
  • Landscape orientation
  • Auto and manual exposure
  • Auto and manual white balance
  • Still image editor
  • Full screen viewfinder
  • Geotagging
  • Backside-illuminated image sensor
  • Automatic photo upload to web services
  • Full resolution photo and video upload
  • Cinemagraph lens
  • Bing vision
  • Smart Shoot lens
  • Panorama lens
  • Auto Focus

Sound Enhancement

No

No

Audio supported formats

ASF, MP4, AAC, AMR, MP3, M4A, WMA, 3GP, 3G2

MP3 MIDI WAV AMR AAC AAC+

Video supported formats

MP4, ASF, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, MOV

H.263 H.264 AVI 3GP MP4

Battery Capacity

Non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery

2000 mAh battery

Talktime

2G: 23.4 hours

3G: 13.4 hours

-

Standby Time

3G: 520 hours

-

Available Colors

White, Red, Yellow, Cyan, Black

White, Deep Blue

Messaging

SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

Browser

HTML5

HTML5

Radio

Internet Radio

FM radio

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

Yes, with A-GPS support

Java

No

No

Additional Features

  • SNS integration
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • 7GB free SkyDrive storage
  • Document viewer
  • Video/photo editor
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input
  • Cloud music offline playback
  • Cloud music playback
  • Graphical equalizer
  • Location and navigation apps
  • Security features
  • Supports Excel, PDF, Word, Powerpoint
  • Social networks in Phonebook, OneNote, Wallet, Family Room, Kid's Corner
  • Business Apps
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Document viewer
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Youtube, Calendar, Google Talk
  • Voice memo/dial
  • Predictive text input
  • Voice recorder
  • CLID with Photo
  • Karbonn Apps Plaza

Image Courtesy: nokia.com, techdiscussion.in

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