PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 925 vs Lumia 720

Performance

Processing power and speed

BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Lumia 925
n.d.
Lumia 720
n.d.
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, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com and gsmarena.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Nokia Lumia 925 

PhoneRocket recommends the Nokia Lumia 925  based on its performance.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumia 925 vs 720

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Lumia 925
1,822
Lumia 720
1,625

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Nokia Lumia 925

Reasons to consider the
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Faster web browser 1,822 vs 1,625 More than 10% better BrowserMark score
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 21.1 Mb/s Around 4.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
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
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
Store slightly more stuff 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Slightly bigger screen 4.5" vs 4.3" Around 5% bigger screen
Side view of Nokia Lumia 720

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Lighter 128 g vs 139 g Around 10% lighter
Longer standby time (3G) 31,248 min vs 26,352 min Around 20% longer standby time (3G)
Slightly longer standby time 30,240 min vs 25,920 min More than 15% longer standby time

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 925  vs 720 

7.8
9.0
One thing we really appreciate about this ClearBlack LCD display is that it is easily visible when viewed outdoors.
Lumia 720

8.0
8.0
It's worth noting also that the ability to see the screen in bright sunlight can help no end with taking photos, because it makes it a lot easier to compose a shot when you can actually see how things look on the screen.
Lumia 925

Overall

8.0 Out of 10
8.3 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 925  vs
720 
Type AMOLED 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 925  vs
720 
Weight 139 g 128 g
Thickness 8.5 mm 9 mm
Size 70.6 x 129 x 8.5 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 16 GB 8 GB

photo & video

Camera 8.7 MP 6.7 MP
Resolution 8.7 MP 6.7 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.2 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,098 min 1,404 min
Talk time (3G) 768 min 804 min
Standby time 25,920 min 30,240 min
Standby time (3G) 26,352 min 31,248 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 2,000 mA·h
Nokia Lumia 925
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