With the launch of the Nokia Lumia 520 and Nokia Lumia 720, this year’s Mobile World Congress saw the Lumia family grow larger than ever. Now there really is a Nokia Lumia for every taste and every budget. Needless to say, we’re huge fans of the latest additions, but what does everyone else think? To find out, check these ten quotes from movers and shakers in the world of tech.
Engadget: “Altogether, we’re feeling pretty good about a device like the 520; after our excitement with the Lumia 620, we’ll be happy to take its less-expensive sibling for a spin as well.”
CNET: “… the 520 is surprisingly likable. A pronounced rounded back helps it fit comfortably into the contours of the palm, though its sloping spines make the sharp-edged screen stand out.
Tech Radar: “We rather like the Lumia 520 – Nokia clearly has a market in mind for the device … For that type of purchaser, the cheap and cheerful nature of the 520 will surely appeal.”
The Verge: On the Nokia Lumia 520“Overall it’s a nice and colorful budget phone…”
My Nokia Blog: On the Nokia Lumia 520 “The device is really thin! And super good looking.”
Phone Arena: On the Nokia Lumia 720 “We get a 4.3” ClearBlack LCD SuperSensitive display with a curved glass that can be uses with gloves, nails and the like. The viewing angles are excellent and there’s barely a reflection under the expo light.
T3: “The Nokia Lumia 720 looks like a great option if you’re after a Windows Phone 8 handset that won’t cost you the Earth.”
PC Mag: “The high-quality build and bright colors of the Lumia 720 are very Nokia. You won’t mistake this for a phone from Motorola or Samsung.”
V3.co.uk: “During our hands-on at the show floor we were impressed with the 720’s screen; it was far better than most similarly priced Android smartphone’s displays.”
Know Your Mobile: “All told the Lumia 720 is one of the best-looking Lumia handsets we’ve seen to date. It’s slim, constructed from excellent build materials, feels great in the hand, and appears to have a very competent camera.”
Some pretty impressive plaudits from all corners of the Internet, but what most impresses you about the Nokia Lumia 520 and Nokia Lumia 720? As ever, we’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.
Updated October 1, 2015 5:32 am