Best Windows Phones

The best phones powered by Microsoft's Windows Phone platform

Microsoft may be struggling to compete with Apple and Google when it comes to mobile operating systems, but in Windows Phone the company has an elegant, smooth and functional OS that is often under appreciated.

Windows Phones may lack some features compared to rival smartphones, but there is no doubting the usefulness and ease of use of Microsoft's OS.

We round-up the best Windows Phones on the market, from budget options like the Nokia Lumia 620, to powerhouse, flagship models like the HTC Windows Phone 8X and Nokia Lumia 920.

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Nokia Lumia 920

The Nokia Lumia 920 is a superbly constructed smartphone that has an outstanding camera and an excellent screen. However, there's no mistaking the sheer size of this phone and the limited Windows Phone third-party app ecosystem can't match rival platforms.

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  • Manufacturer:
  • 26th Nov., 2012
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Nokia
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  • Pros:
  • Best in class camera
  • Excellent screen
  • Great design and construction
  • Cons:
  • Thick and heavy
  • Limited Windows Phone app ecosystem
  • Average battery life


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