Difference between Nokia Lumia 720 and XOLO X1000

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 XOLO x1000 is an Intel-based smartphone running on a single-core Intel Atom Processor Z2480. It is a single-SIM phone with 8 GB of internal memory. It comes with Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), which is a bit outdated, but the company has promised an update by the end of 2013.

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.

XOLO, a subsidy of Lava has released a smartphone in response to the Micromax A116 Canvas HD. The XOLO x1000 is an Intel-based smartphone running on a single-core Intel Atom Processor Z2480. It has a processing speed of 2 GHz due to its hyper threading capabilities, as well as a 1 GB RAM. It is a single-SIM phone with 8 GB of internal memory. It comes with Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), which is a bit outdated, but the company has promised an update by the end of 2013. The phone also features a 4.7 inch Sharp TFT LCD with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The phone hosts an 8 MP primary camera with burst mode, and a 1.3 MP secondary camera.

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

 

Nokia Lumia 720

XOLO X1000

Launch Date

April 2013

March 2013

Company

Nokia

XOLO, subsidy of Lava

Size

127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm

133.9 x 67.6 x 9.1 mm

Display

4.3” IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Sharp TFT transmissive LCD

Screen

480 x 800 pixels (~217 ppi pixel density)

720 x 1280 pixels Display, 4.7 inches, (~314 ppi pixel density)

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 2

-

Weight

128 grams

140 grams

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

GSM 850/900/1800/1900

3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

UMTS/HSPA: 850/900/1900/2100

4G Network

N/A

No

GUI

Windows Phone 8

Custom UI

CPU speed

1 GHz Dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor.

Single-core 2 GHz Intel Atom with Hyper Threading

GPU

Adreno 305

PowerVR SGX540

OS

Microsoft Windows Phone OS 8

Android v4.0.4 (ICS)

Chipset

Qualcomm MSM8227

Intel Atom Processor Z2480

RAM

512 MB

1 GB RAM

SIM Size

Micro-SIM

Mini-SIM

Internal Memory

8 GB

8 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

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Connectivity

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

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

Data

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

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

Speed

HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

GSM 850/900/1800/1900

UMTS/HSPA: 850/900/1900/2100

HSPA+ (DL-21Mbps, UL-5.7Mbps)

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, v2.1 + EDR

USB

microUSB v2.0

Yes, microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

6.7 MP Auto focus with two-stage capture key camera

8 MP camera with Burst Mode, single LED

Secondary Camera

1.3 MP 1280 x 960 pixels camera.

Yes, 1.3 MP

Video

[email protected]

Yes, Full HD Video Recording @1080p

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
  • BSI sensors
  • Autofocus
  • touch focus
  • Auto
  • Sports
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Night
  • Night Portrait
  • Fireworks Modes
  • Burst Mode: 10 Burst @15 fps

Sound Enhancement

No

2 Digital Microphones, Ambient Noise Cancellation

Audio supported formats

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

MP3, MIDI, WAV, 3GPP, AAC, AAC+

Video supported formats

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

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, Divx

Battery Capacity

Non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery

1900 mAh battery

Talktime

2G: 23.4 hours

3G: 13.4 hours

9.5 hours

Standby Time

3G: 520 hours

312 hours

Available Colors

White, Red, Yellow, Cyan, Black

Black

Messaging

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

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

Browser

HTML5

HTML5

Radio

Internet Radio

No

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
  • BSI sensors ensure crisp pictures in low-light conditions
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Document viewer
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Youtube, Calendar, Google Talk
  • Voice memo/dial
  • Predictive text input
  • Voice Recording
  •  Android Video Player

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