Features Key features of the Galaxy Grand  vs Lumia 720 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy Grand
800 x 480
Lumia 720
800 x 480


Lumia 720
0.5 GB


Galaxy Grand
Dual core
Lumia 720
Dual core

camera resolution

Lumia 720
6.7 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy Grand

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Grand

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Much bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 120,000 apps More than 7x more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Bigger screen 5" vs 4.3" More than 15% bigger screen
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Slightly higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 6.7 MP Around 20% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Side view of Nokia Lumia 720

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Nokia Lumia 720

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Significantly lighter 128 g vs 162 g More than 20% lighter
Slightly sharper screen 216 ppi vs 186 ppi More than 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 9.6 mm More than 5% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Grand  vs Lumia 720 

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

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Grand  vs
Lumia 720 
Size 5" 4.3"
Resolution 800 x 480 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 186 ppi 216 ppi


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 6.7 MP
Resolution 8 MP 6.7 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (21.1 Mb/s)
Unknown (21.1 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Standby time 26,352 min 30,240 min
Capacity 2,100 mA·h 2,000 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Grand  vs
Lumia 720 
Weight 162 g 128 g
Thickness 9.6 mm 9 mm
Size 76.9 x 143.5 x 9.6 mm 67.5 x 127.9 x 9 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 4.2.2 Windows Phone, 8
App store Android Market Windows Phone Marketplace
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 120,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0 + LE
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