Editors Liked

  • Great design with a metal frame
  • Outstanding value
  • Very fast
  • Flagship specifications
  • Vibrant display
  • MIUI is an unique take on Android
  • Better than average battery life
  • High resolution front facing camera

Editors Didn't Like

  • No 4G on this version
  • No microSD slot
  • Import challenges
  • Mobile networking can be spotty with HSDPA version
  • Unremarkable overall camera experience
  • MIUI is not for everyone