If you are sure you want a Nokia smartphone, but you just cannot make a decision between the Lumia 525 and the Lumia 720, we will show you all the perks about both devices, for you to make the best choice for your needs.

Display and Design

Nokia equipped the Lumia 525 with a 4 inches IPS LCD touch screen than can render a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The dimensions for this smartphone are 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm and we also know that it weighs 124 g.

Talking about the other device, Nokia equipped this one with a larger 4.3 inches IPS LCD touch screen which supports the same resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. This device is a tad bigger (dimensions: 127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm) and just slightly heavier, weighing 128 g.

Hardware and Operating System

The Lumia 525 is powered by a 1 GHz processor which is dual core and the MSM8227 type of Qualcomm chipset. This device supports 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage (expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card). It also runs on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Black operating system.

The Lumia 720 has the same combination of processor and chipset. This device supports only 512 MB of RAM but has the same 8GB of internal storage we found at the 525 (also expandable up to 64GB). The operating system for the Lumia 720 is the WP8 which can be upgraded to WP8 Black.

Nokia Lumia 525 vs Nokia Lumia 720


Nokia’s Lumia 525 only features a rear camera of 5MP (autofocus), but no front camera. On the other hand, Nokia’s Lumia 720 shows off a 6.1MP rear camera as well as a 1.3MP front camera.


If you’re a phone addict, then you are interested in a phone with a long battery life. Well, between the two, the Lumia 720 will last you longer which means 13 hours and 20 minutes of talking time (3G). While the 720 is equipped with a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery, the 525 has a Li-Ion 1430 mAh which will last you still pretty long: 10 hours and 40 minutes of talking time (3G).


You will find the Lumia 525 priced at $152.49, while the Lumia 720 will cost around $269.99.

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