Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 720 vs Sony Xperia SP vs Nokia Lumia 928

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Sony Nokia
Announced February 2013 Available - April 2013 April 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - April 2013 Available - May 2013
Colors White, Red, Yellow, Cyan/Black Black, White, Red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm
(5.04 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm
(5.24 x 2.71 x 0.4 in)
Weight 128 g (4.52 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 320 Adreno 225
RAM 512 MB N/A 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.6 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.94% 66.67% 62.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 6.7 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Xenon Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Automatic motion blur reduction
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA+, LTE EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery (BV-4NW)
Capacity 2000 mAh 2370 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 520 h Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 606 h (2G)
Up to 541 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 23 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 11 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 12 min (3G)