Editors Liked

  • Well designed
  • Good looking device
  • BoomSound speakers
  • Beats Audio
  • Good call quality
  • Runs long
  • Takes quality pictures

Editors Didn't Like

  • WVGA display is a step down from the 8X
  • Color mismatches and an unnecessarily large camera bezel are visual stumbles
  • Dual-core processor is slow and applications handle sluggishly
  • Windows Phone 8 OS has a comparatively small app selection compared to Android and iOS