Once you go beyond the display quality of the ion, you see that it's a phone which runs rather smoothly.
It comes with a Android 4.0 and runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 dual-core processor.
Multitasking is quite good even though it supports only 1GB RAM.
At 144g, it's a bit heavier than the iPhone or the Samsung Galaxy S3, but it's sleek and stylish.
The screen is cold glass, and the top and bottom of the phone's back are soft-touch plastic.