PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 920 vs Lumia 720

Performance

Processing power and speed

BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Lumia 920
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Lumia 720
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AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time (3G), Standby time and 1 more

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, gsmarena.com, techradar.com, pocket-lint.com and 1 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Nokia Lumia 920 

PhoneRocket recommends the Nokia Lumia 920  based on its performance.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumia 920 vs 720

SunSpider 0.9.1 Web browser and javascript performance

Lumia 920
910 ms
Lumia 720
1,438 ms

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Lumia 920
2,013
Lumia 720
1,625

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nokia Lumia 920

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Nokia Lumia 920

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Faster javascript execution 910 ms vs 1,438 ms More than 35% better SunSpider 0.9.1 score
Significantly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Sharper screen 331 ppi vs 216 ppi Around 55% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 8 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Higher resolution 1280 x 768 vs 800 x 480 More than 2.5x higher resolution
Higher resolution front camera 8.7 MP vs 6.7 MP Around 30% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Slightly bigger screen 4.5" vs 4.3" Around 5% bigger screen
Side view of Nokia Lumia 720

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Nokia Lumia 720

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Much lighter 128 g vs 185 g More than 30% lighter
Thinner 9 mm vs 10.7 mm More than 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 920  vs 720 

9.0
9.0
Throw in the fact that it has good viewing angles and a strong iridescent glow, it’s more than visible in outdoor conditions with the sun present.
Lumia 920

8.0
8.0
We were easily able to add multiple accounts including Hotmail and Gmail, and we enjoyed the overall email experience offered up on the Lumia 920.
Lumia 920

Overall

8.3 Out of 10
8.3 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 920  vs
720 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 4.3"
Resolution 1280 x 768 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 331 ppi 216 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone, 8
App store Windows Phone Marketplace Windows Phone Marketplace
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 120,000 apps 120,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0 + LE

form factor

Lumia 920  vs
720 
Weight 185 g 128 g
Thickness 10.7 mm 9 mm
Size 70.8 x 130.3 x 10.7 mm 67.5 x 127.9 x 9 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 8 GB

photo & video

Camera 8.7 MP 6.7 MP
Resolution 8.7 MP 6.7 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.3 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,116 min 1,404 min
Talk time (3G) 648 min 804 min
Standby time 27,648 min 30,240 min
Standby time (3G) 27,648 min 31,248 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 2,000 mA·h
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