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Nokia Lumia 720 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)

Side by side comparison between Nokia Lumia 720 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia Lumia 720
4.3"
IPS

480x800

6.1
MP

1.2mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

2000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsSamsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)Compare Nokia Lumia 720 X
Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
4.5"
AMOLED

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1900
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Lumia 7205 Advantages Nokia Lumia 720vsGalaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.9 (aperture)26%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) HD (1280x720)140%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) WVGA (800x480)
+2000 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1900 mAh
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1GHz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.2GHz 64bit Quad-Core70%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDR2vs+1.5GB LPDDR22 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (5.59GB available)vs+16GB (12GB available)115%
More internal storage for applications and files
128 grams (4.48 ounces)vs+110 grams (3.85 ounces)16%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)30%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
480x800 pixelsvs+540x960 pixels35%
Higher resolution screen
217 PPIvs+245 PPI13%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.3"vs+4.5"5%
Larger screen
(back) 6.1MPvs+(back) 8MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
700000 apps (Marketplace)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)4 times
More apps available to download and use
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device

25 Common items in both devices
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
+18 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
ModelLumia 720Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Other model namesNokia Lumia 720 RM-885Galaxy A3 (4G LTE) SM-A300FU (Single-sim)
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release date3/1/201311/1/2014
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)67.5 x 127.9 millimeters (2.66 x 5.04 in)65.5 x 130.1 millimeters (2.58 x 5.12 in)
Weight128 grams (4.48 ounces)110 grams (3.85 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
System versionWindows Phone 8.0 ApolloAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateWindows Phone 8.0 GDR3Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
User Interfacefeature not registeredTouchWiz UX

⚙️ Processor

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM822764bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) (28nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Dual-Core Krait
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 306 (400MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
RAM memory512MB LPDDR21.5GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (5.59GB available)16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.3" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~61% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels540x960 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)217 PPI245 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Gorilla Glass 4
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Back camera (main camera)6.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2848x2144 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor size1/3.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)WVGA (800x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
BP-4GW
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2000 mAh1900 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging3.5W (5V/0.7A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy13.4 hours12 hours
Standby520 hours (21.7 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: White, Red, Yellow, Cyan on black
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- Wireless charging
- Carl Zeiss optics
- 7GB free SkyDrive storage
- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Blue, White, Gold
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Nokia Lumia 720Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300FU)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.24W/kg (head)1.462W/kg (head), 1.153W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.76W/kg (head)0.39W/kg (head), 0.554W/kg (body)
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