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79 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

iOS 6 packs in plenty of improvements, but lacks the pizzazz we've seen in previous updates.

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Pros
  • Voice turn-by-turn navigation
  • Improved overall performance
  • Siri has improved functionality
Cons
  • App Store layout is difficult to navigate
  • Lots of minor improvements, few major revisions
  • New maps are decent, but still a work in progress

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79
 
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Critic Reviews 21

80
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 82
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Type
Mobile / embedded OS
Source model
Closed
Architecture
32-bit
Type
Source model
Architecture
Mobile / embedded OS
Closed
32-bit

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79 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

79
 

User Reviews

80
bl4k3r
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
100
alderete
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
70
Charlie
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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