'Updated with Motorola’s newest Mobile Computing System, which is comprised out of a natural language processor, contextual computing chip, and a quad-core 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM, we’re seriously impressed by the Moto X’s super snappy responsiveness. '
'Motorola's flagship phone is slightly bigger in every sense, enough to make it one of the best Android premium phones next to the more expensive Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8.'
'And, at $99 ($124 as tested), the new X is less expensive than all other flagship smartphones. '
'No Micro SD card slot.'
'The Xiaomi Mi 4 delivers snappy performance, a great camera, and good looks at a low price.'
'16/64 GB of built-in memory. '
'It's encased entirely in a comfortable, rubberized soft touch housing. '
'the Nexus 5 display is immaculately sharp.'
'Beastly specs usually mean high prices but the Nexus 5 retails from £299, making it one of the most affordable high-end smartphones ever produced. . '
'At this size it's an easy phone to manage, especially with some devices now getting too big to handle as phablet popularity grows. '
'New, improved Windows Phone 8.1.'
'The screen disappoints next to the best Android phones at the price, but otherwise this is a likeable phone for those on a budget.'
'As a low-end phone, things are quite basic with an LED-less rear camera, a rear-facing mono speaker and a microUSB charging port at the bottom. '
'As we’ve seen on Android phones packing this chip, the handset can cope reasonably well with even fairly flashy games and intensive apps. '
'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).'
'The Nokia Lumia 1520 is just about the biggest and most significant Windows Phone release to date. '
'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. '