March 18th 2014 11:32 am

Heads up! A newer version of this product has been announced and will be released in November, 2015!

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Criteria Comments Rating
  • Reception and call quality No comments good
  • Display Display is wonderful. Colors are bright and text is crisp. Also bright enough to use in the sunlight. Viewing angles are also great. great!
  • Battery life On a full charge, I can get >18 hours & 5-6 hours screen on time) on 4G and WiFi. I'm not a power user (no gaming--just texting, social media & music) great!
  • Camera I was nervous about the camera but for posting/sharing to social media/text/email, the camera is great. The software effects (Ufocus etc) are nice too. good
  • Ease of use A little large, 5 inches is about the biggest screen I can comfortably handle so it's not the easiest to use with one hand if you don't have large hands. good
  • Design and form factor The metal design is great, the speakers add a lot of bezel but the sound more than makes up for it, and the screen is absolutely beautiful. great!
  • Portability (size / weight) No comments good
  • Media support No comments good
  • Durability Have dropped it a few times and it's fine. No scratches or anything so far (2 weeks) and I'm not particularly careful with my phones. great!
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.) No comments great!
Detailed review
Great phone, I'd recommend to anyone. The software isn't too heavy on top of android, the camera isn't nearly as bad as other reviews might make it seem, the screen is wonderful and the battery life is really good so far.