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87
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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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 Summary

You're going to have a hard time finding a better device for two hundred bucks -- or maybe even for any price. But that doesn't mean you ought to toss your original iPhone, either.
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Scores

Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

80
muppet42
Let me start by saying I hated Apple. Not as much as Microsoft and the many...read more
90
Spencer Russell
Calling it an iPhone just doesn't do this gadget justice. It's an...read more
80
Bo Nam
Buy the iPhone if: - you want to play games and download random apps - you want...read more
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82
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

80
 

Display

96
 

Battery life

70
 

Camera

60
 

Ease of use

80
 

Design and form factor

75
 

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Media support

87
 

Durability

80
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

84
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

Not yet scored
 
84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

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80
 

Critic

80
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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