Editors Liked

  • Excellent build quality
  • Nice screen
  • Great performance
  • Excellent battery life
  • Excellent game library
  • HD camcorder and front-facing camera
  • Integrated microphone
  • FaceTime video calling
  • Retina Display
  • Gyroscope sensor
  • AirPlay
  • IOS versatility and ease-of-use

Editors Didn't Like

  • IPhone screen is better
  • Non-expandable / replaceable
  • Photo quality doesn't hold up to the iPhone 4's
  • There's no GPS
  • No option for 3G data service
  • The still camera is a terrific addition, but not at only 960by720 quality
  • Below-average file support
  • Smudgy mirror finish
  • No FM radio
  • No numerical battery
  • Overheating issue
  • Premium price
  • Slightly expensive
  • Easily smudged and scratched
  • Volume control keys are a pain to use
  • No FM radio
  • Loudspeaker volume not enough for FaceTime calls