Nokia Lumia 930

87
Engadget
Score
87

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

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Nokia Lumia 930 review: like the Icon, but better

Summary

The Lumia 930 is arguably the best Windows Phone on the market, with a brilliant camera and top-end specs. It's also an improvement over the US version, the Lumia Icon, thanks to broader LTE band support and a free wireless charger in the box.

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Pros
  • Top specs with strong performance to match
  • Excellent display
  • Fantastic camera
  • Good battery life
Cons
  • Lacking in standout design features
  • Premium price
Nokia Lumia 930 review: like the Icon, but better

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia is now bearing fruit, but as often happens when big companies merge, there aren't enough jobs to go around. More than 10,000 former Nokia employees are due to be laid off by the end of the year, but their legacy will live on for a time in the Lumia 930: one of the last all-Nokia creations. If you live in the UK, then you already know where to get the flagship Windows Phone, but the more important question is whether you want one. We've already taken a deep dive on the 930 in our review of the Lumia Icon, which is essentially the same phone, just exclusive to Verizon in the US. Let's revisit the good, the bad and the competition.

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Scores

Engadget

87
 

Breakdown

Reception and call quality
8.0
Display
9.6
Battery life
6.7
Camera
8.0
Ease of use
8.0
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Specs

Lumia

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
32 GB
Screen size
5 inches
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Specs

Lumia

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
32 GB
Screen size
5 inches
View Full Specs
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