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Nokia Lumia 830

Nokia Lumia 830

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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.

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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

The Lumia 830 strikes a good balance with its premium aluminum frame and mid-range internals. Those looking for a solid camera experience at this price range should take a good look.

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Pros
  • Solid aluminum frame
  • Impressive, image-stabilized rear camera
  • Good everyday performance
Cons
  • Struggles in some games
  • Merely average front camera
  • Quirky white balance (though pending updates may improve things)

Reviews

80
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 3

87
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 7
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Windows Phone
Screen size
522
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Camera
Smartphone
Windows Phone
522
Yes

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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).

Scores

Engadget

80
 

User Reviews

80
kepner
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
100
miloBenz
Have this phone for 30 days. Very happy with it. The advantages over iOS/Android...read more
100
Truesteye
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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