80
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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).

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HTC First with Facebook Home review

The First is an above-average mid-range device, and Facebook Home is a solid 1.0 product with plenty of room to grow.

Pros
  • Facebook Home is visually appealing
  • Stock Android 4.1 runs underneath the Home UI
  • Solid performance
  • Great 720p display
Cons
  • Horrible camera and video capture
  • Home eats data for breakfast, lunch and dinner
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Scores

Engadget

80
 

User Reviews

80
AdamB
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
joelrthomas
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
suarez0528
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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7.1
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

6.0
 

Display

7.6
 

Battery life

7.9
 

Camera

6.4
 

Ease of use

7.3
 

Design and form factor

7.5
 

Portability (size / weight)

7.9
 

Media support

7.0
 

Durability

8.0
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

7.3
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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80
 

Critic

78
 

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Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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