'Raw processor benchmark results were in line with other devices with similar specs, and heavy games like Asphalt 8: Airborne played smoothly. '
'The IPS-based LCD screen is sharp, rich, colourful, responsive, bright... and some other good things we can't quite recall right now.'
'Its one-piece uni-body shell feels nice in the hand with its soft matt finish (some colours of the 1520 have a glossy finish).'
'We don’t say this often but it feels exactly right with ideally weighted balance in the hand and enough heft to feel sturdy while still being light enough to read when comfortably above your face in bed.'
'wide viewing angles'
'the screen is larger without making the phone bigger.'
'The phone is available in your choice of white or black with faux chrome trim, and I think the visual and textural treatment looks nice.'
'It's a very sharp display, and even tiny text has superb clarity. '
'The phone is very slim indeed, with dimensions of 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm, and weighs in at just 133g.'
'It also tells you what the weather is like outside with a natty little animation which makes you feel affection for your phone and it's ever optimistic viewpoint.'
'You also get Bluetooth 2.1, and the usual GPS, digital compass and sensors: this phone is smart in every sense. '
'This smartphone is a strong candidate for the best mobile phone on the market today. '