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Nokia Lumia 1020

    Nokia Lumia 1020

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    86 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    86

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

    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).

    Engadget Review

    The Lumia 1020 is the best Windows Phone we've used so far and offers the best camera in the industry, though it's a little difficult to hold comfortably.

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    Pros
    • Best-in-class imaging experience
    • Good battery life
    • Smooth performance
    • Solid build quality and materials
    • Beautiful display
    Cons
    • Awkward and slightly uncomfortable to hold
    • Has a few bugs

    Reviews

    83
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 21
    92
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 34
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Type
    Smartphone
    Operating system
    Windows Phone
    Screen size
    4.522
    Internal memory
    321
    Camera
    Yes
    Carriers (US)
    AT&T

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    86 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    86

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

    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

    86
     

    User Reviews

    100
    dangish
    Best phone for any enthusiast. It may not have the horsepower in a lot of the...read more
    100
    puzder
    A gadget unicorn - Engadget
    100
    RedmisfitX
    Hands down the best Windows Phone ever made. Incredible Camera, Crisp Performance...read more
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