Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 versus Nokia Lumia 720

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Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505
10
Our Score
Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505
Overview
ModelSamsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505
Dimensions69.8mm x 136.6mm x 7.9mm
Weight130g
Operating SystemAndroid
Latest OS Versionv4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Market StatusAvailable
Price$408.77
Release Date01 Apr 2013
BUY
$408.77
Hardwarehardware
ProcessorQuad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300
Processor Speed1.9 GHz
Processor Cores4
GPUAdreno 320
RAM2 GB
Displaydisplay
Display TechnologySuper AMOLED
Resolution1080 x 1920
Pixels Per Inch441
Cameracamera
Rear Camera13 MP
Front Camera2 MP
Video Cameratick
Video FPS30
Max Video Resolution1080 x 1920
Storagestorage
Internal Memory64 GB
Maximum Storage Space64 GB
Memory Card Type-
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Dual SIM-
Batterybattery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Standby Time14 days
Talk Time17 hours
Replaceable Batterytick
Connectivityconnectivity
GPRStick
Wifitick
3Gtick
4Gtick
GPStick
A-GPStick
Bluetoothtick
3.5mm Headphone Jacktick
Technical Performance
CPU
9.6
vs
-
GPU
4.9
vs
-
RAM
5.3
vs
-
Overall
10
vs
-
As a whole, the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 provides significantly better performance than the Nokia Lumia 720 when dealing with the majority of processes. The Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 is more able to tackle processor-intensive tasks, so could be a better choice if you plan on running apps that deal with a lot of data processing. It also beats the Nokia Lumia 720 for graphical tasks, so overall it has more potential for both games and apps.
Technical Specifications
0
vs
0
The Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 and the Nokia Lumia 720 have almost identical hardware specifications.
Value for Money
$
8.7
vs
$
6.9
The Nokia Lumia 720 is $31.77 cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505. However, we've given the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 a better value score because its overall score significantly exceeds that of the Nokia Lumia 720, and is indicative of a superior package in terms of both quality and quantity of features.
Display Quality
display
7.9
vs
display
3.6
The quality of the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505's display is significantly superior to the display quality of the Nokia Lumia 720. This is a result of having a 224 PPI higher pixel density as well as a higher screen resolution for an overall clearer and sharper visual experience.
Camera Quality
camera
6.3
vs
camera
3.3
The camera quality of the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 is a great deal more impressive than the Nokia Lumia 720's. The superior camera quality can be explained primarily by the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505's camera taking photos at a 6.3 MP higher count, resulting in higher maximum resolutions.
Storage Capacity
storage
6.3
vs
storage
3.6
A maximum possible storage capacity of 128GB versus 72GB leaves the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 on top by quite a noticeable amount when compared to the Nokia Lumia 720. Having 56 GB more storage space gives the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 more room for multimedia such as games, apps, videos, music, and photos.
Battery Life
battery
3.8
vs
battery
5
With 3.5 hours more talk time and 170 more hours on standby, the Nokia Lumia 720 beats the Samsung Galaxy S IV GT-I9505 in terms of battery life by a marginal amount.
Nokia Lumia 720
8
Our Score
Nokia Lumia 720
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Overview
ModelNokia Lumia 720
Dimensions67.5mm x 127.9mm x 9mm
Weight128g
Operating SystemWindows Phone
Latest OS Version Windows 8.1
Market Status-
Price$377.00
Release Date01 Apr 2013
BUY
$377.00
Hardwarehardware
ProcessorQualcomm Krait
Processor Speed1 GHz
Processor Cores1
GPUAdreno 305
RAM522 MB
Displaydisplay
Display TechnologyIPS LCD
Resolution480 x 800
Pixels Per Inch217
Cameracamera
Rear Camera6.7 MP
Front Camera1.3 MP
Video Cameratick
Video FPS-
Max Video Resolution720 x 1280
Storagestorage
Internal Memory8 GB
Maximum Storage Space64 GB
Memory Card Type-
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Dual SIMcross
Batterybattery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity2000 mAh
Standby Time21 days
Talk Time20.5 hours
Replaceable Batterycross
Connectivityconnectivity
GPRStick
Wifitick
3Gtick
4Gtick
GPStick
A-GPStick
Bluetoothtick
3.5mm Headphone Jacktick