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 800

The Nokia Lumia 800 may not be a better phone than some of its competitors, but it's the first Nokia phone that can at least offer a very good alternative. The Lumia 800 is easily the best Windows Phone on the market, combining a fantastic design with an excellent screen and very slick software.

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  • 31st Jan., 2012
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Nokia
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  • Pros:
  • Fantastic design and build quality
  • Slick and easy to use software
  • Nokia Drive app
  • Cons:
  • No memory card slot
  • Below average battery life
  • Limited apps compared to rivals
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