Some people who purchased it reckoned that it was good looking. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “If it does we imagine that it could be pretty successful”. Expert review site Gizmochina.com said “The company has attributes of making sturdy, good looking and reliable” in their review of the Nokia N1.
Two Nokia N1 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nokia N1 was smooth. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on Expert Reviews “The tablet has smooth, rounded metal back” in their Nokia N1 review. Expert review site Androidauthority.com said “Hardware that allows for a consistent, smooth performance”.
One Nokia N1 reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good design. Unbox.ph said last year “We were psyched about this because we've always loved Nokia's hardware design and quality”.