In Short

The Lumia 720 is a smartphone from Nokia running Microsoft's mobile operating system Windows Phone. It was announced by Nokia at the 2013 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. It's an affordable smartphone priced to compete in the mid-range space.

The Nokia Lumia 720 features a 4.3-inch WVGA IPS ClearBlack display running at 480 x 800 pixels (217ppi). Inside is a 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512 MB of RAM, 8 GB of storage and support for microSD cards.

A 6.7 MP sensor is in the rear camera. The Lumia 720 is also the most affordable phone to feature Carl Zeiss technology and optics in the camera module. A 1.3 MP front-facing camera is available for video calls.

The design of the Nokia Lumia 720 has been universally praised. In our review of the Lumia 720, we said it had the purest expression of the Lumia design language.

The Nokia Lumia 720 received the Lumia Black firmware update in early February 2013 and is expected to get Windows Phone 8.1 in mid-2014.