Editors Liked

  • Strong performance for a budget device
  • Nokia apps and smart Windows OS
  • Agile performance
  • Inexpensive but still feature-rich
  • Bargain priced smartphone with solid specs and good quality
  • Affordable
  • Comfortable size
  • Shape and materials
  • Comes with enough built-in apps and services (ESPN, Netflix, The Weather Channel, My Account) to be convenient, but not overburdened
  • Comes in black or white
  • Fast processor

Editors Didn't Like

  • Clunky design
  • Middling camera
  • Uneven call quality
  • Front buttons aren't easy to use
  • No mobile hotspot feature
  • Camera is 5 megapixel instead of 8
  • Camera is not Carl Zeiss optics
  • 8GB non-expandable memory
  • No front-facing camera
  • No 4G