Editors Liked

  • Powerful quadcore processor
  • Clear display
  • Runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich
  • NFC support
  • Fast
  • Good user experience
  • Strong battery life
  • Most compact of the Android flagships
  • Regular SIM and microSD slots
  • Removable battery
  • Handy new features like Quick Memo
  • Media Plex (video playback) and Time Machine (frame pre-capture)

Editors Didn't Like

  • Camera isn't as good as competitors'
  • Optimus 3.0 UI is a bit clunky
  • Build feels a bit cheap
  • A couple of small bugs
  • Automatic brightness adjustment only works from a preset baseline