Editors Liked

  • Gorgeous and vivid display
  • Affordable
  • Topnotch specs
  • 12megapixel camera
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • Takes above average pictures
  • Bright and sharp 4.6-inch 720p display
  • SmartTags feature lets you control the phone from a keychain
  • Sony delivers a flagshipworthy CPU, display and camera at a midrange $100 price point
  • Quality materials make the phone feel durable
  • Hooking it up to an HDTV launches a minimalist
  • NFC
  • Solid build

Editors Didn't Like

  • Occasional lags with certain apps
  • Loudspeaker is not great for music
  • Camera is good but disappointing video recording
  • Camera autofocus is slow
  • Navigation buttons unresponsive
  • Scratchable screen
  • Runs old version of Android
  • Outdated processor compared to competitors
  • USB port cover is cumbersome
  • Has all the personality of a Ford Taurus
  • Terrible battery life