Editors Liked

  • Easy to use mobile OS
  • Classy design
  • Excellent camera
  • Great apps included such as Nokia Drive and Mix Radio
  • Large touchscreen
  • Rogers first LTE capable WP7 phone
  • Solid construction and feel
  • Call quality is excellent
  • One of the best displays on the mobile market
  • Windows Phone interface is intuitive
  • Decent battery
  • Super affordable at $99.99 on contract
  • 4G LTE connectivity

Editors Didn't Like

  • Can’t update the OS software to Windows Phone 8
  • Single core CPU no match for dualand quadcore rivals
  • WVGA screen resolution does not compare favorably with rivals
  • No full HD video recording
  • No replaceable battery
  • Access to the microSIM card is difficult
  • WiFi doesn't see the 5Ghz band
  • No syncing of iTunes DRM content, or push email for iCloud and other IMAP accounts
  • Limited to 16GB on board storage
  • Shoots some average photos & videos
  • Tiny gap between the display and the polycarbonate body of the handset easily collects crap like food particles and skin cells
  • No microSD
  • Windows Phone still missing some apps and features
  • Lacks some popular apps from other platforms
  • Speaker is a little quiet