The Nokia Lumia 830 and Lumia 1520 Windows-based phones both received very good to excellent reviews according to the CNET's listing of best Windows phones of 2015. Several Nokia Windows-based phones were given very good reviews on the Microsoft website and the Nokia Lumia 930 was listed as the best Windows smartphone in 2014 by Forbes.
The CNET website lists two Nokia Windows phones out of the top three mentioned in the best Windows smartphones of 2015. The two Nokia phones mentioned include the Lumia 152 and the Lumia 830. The Lumia 830 lists 7.7 overall rating on the website and includes impressive features, such as the PureView camera, sleek design and affordable price tag. The Lumia 1520 scores an 8.0 rating overall on the website rating system and includes a large glare-free screen, 20 MP camera and a slim and sexy design.
The reviews on Nokia Windows phones listed on the Microsoft review website display very good reviews. The site provides phone specifications, price range, available colors and the ability to compare side by side.
The Nokia Lumia 930 was listed as the best Windows-based smartphone in the 2014 Forbes article. The Lumia 930 includes the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system that offers comparable features and speed as the competitive Apple and Android phones.