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BlackBerry Curve 8350i (Sprint) Reviewed on January 15, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
BlackBerry Curve 8350i (Sprint)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 45 reviews

The Bottom Line: Nextel customers looking for a full-featured smartphone with the carrier's famed Direct Connect push-to-talk capabilities will be well-served by the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8350i. Read review

Specs: Sprint Nextel, iDEN, Up to 240 min, With digital camera / digital player, 0.3 lbs, 2 megapixels

Motorola Charm (unlocked)

Specs: Unlocked, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, Up to 405 min, With digital camera / digital player, 3.9 oz, 3 megapixels, 2.8 in

BlackBerry Curve 8530 - smoky violet (Verizon Wireless) Reviewed on December 4, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
BlackBerry Curve 8530 - smoky violet (Verizon Wireless)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 4 reviews

The Bottom Line: While we're not huge fans of the design, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530 is a good choice for first-time smartphone buyers and offers more than its GSM counterpart. Read review

Specs: Verizon Wireless, CDMA2000 1X, Up to 270 min, With digital camera / digital player, 3.7 oz, 2 megapixels, 2.5 in

Motorola Cliq - black (unlocked)

Specs: Unlocked, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, 5.7 oz, 5 megapixels, 3.1 in

HTC Wildfire - black (unlocked) Reviewed on August 6, 2010 Check prices
Product overview
HTC Wildfire - black (unlocked)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    2.5 stars Average
      Overall score: 5.7 (2.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 9 reviews

The Bottom Line: Designed for international markets, the HTC Wildfire is a compact, budget-friendly Android phone packed with features, but you can find similar devices in North America for less on contract and with added 3G support. Read review

Specs: Unlocked, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, With digital camera / digital player / FM radio, 4.2 oz, 5 megapixels, 3.2 in

Palm Pixi (Sprint) Reviewed on November 12, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Palm Pixi (Sprint)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 55 reviews

The Bottom Line: While not as powerful as the Pre, the Palm Pixi offers first-time smartphone buyers a decent set of features in a sleek little package. However, to be really competitive, we think it needs to come down in price just a touch. Read review

Specs: Sprint PCS, CDMA2000 1X, 3.5 oz, 2 megapixels, 2.6 in

Virgin Mobile Venture Reviewed on May 29, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Virgin Mobile Venture
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.3 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.0 stars out of 2 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Virgin Mobile Venture is an entry-level smartphone that carries out basic tasks reliably, but with low-spec hardware and a pokey processor. Read review

Specs: Virgin Mobile, 4.3 oz, 2.8 in

Samsung SGH-D720 Unlocked
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 1 review

Specs: Unlocked, GSM, 3.9 oz, 1.3 megapixels, 1.9 in

Palm Pre (Sprint) Reviewed on June 4, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Palm Pre (Sprint)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 491 reviews

The Bottom Line: Despite some missing features and performance issues that make it less than ideal for on-the-go professionals, the Palm Pre offers gadget lovers and consumers well-integrated features and unparalleled multitasking capabilities. The hardware could be better, but more importantly, Palm has developed a solid OS that not only rivals the competition but also sets a new standard in the way smartphones handle tasks and manage information. Read review

Specs: Sprint Nextel, CDMA2000 1X, With digital camera / digital player, 4.8 oz, 3 megapixels, 3.1 in

Samsung Transform Ultra (Sprint) Reviewed on November 29, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Samsung Transform Ultra (Sprint)

The Bottom Line: Folks looking for a phone with a QWERTY keyboard will find in the Samsung Transform Ultra a reliable midtier device, though $20 more could nab you an even better phone. Read review

Specs: Not specified, CDMA2000 1X, Up to 420 min, With digital camera / digital player, 4.9 oz, 3 megapixels, 3.5 in

HP iPAQ hw6940 Mobile Messenger w/ GPS (AT&T) Reviewed on November 10, 2006 Check prices
Product overview
HP iPAQ hw6940 Mobile Messenger w/ GPS (AT&T)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 4 reviews

The Bottom Line: The HP iPaq hw6900 series offers a lot for the road warrior, including GPS functionality, e-mail, and productivity tools, but there are better-designed and faster-performing smart phones out there. Read review

Specs: Not specified, GSM, 6.2 oz, 3 in

ZTE Merit 990G (Net10) Reviewed on August 6, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
ZTE Merit 990G (Net10)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.7 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 5.0 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: As an entry-level prepaid handset, the ZTE Merit is reliable, reasonably priced, and easy to use. Read review

Specs: NET10, GSM, Up to 360 min, With digital camera / digital player, 4.5 oz, 3.5 in

Pantech Marauder (Verizon Wireless) Reviewed on August 30, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Pantech Marauder (Verizon Wireless)

The Bottom Line: Verizon's Pantech Marauder is a reasonably priced Android 4.0 handset that's perfect for beginners who want a keyboard and 4G LTE data speeds. Read review

Specs: Verizon Wireless, LTE, 6.1 oz, 3.8 in

HTC Hero (Sprint) Reviewed on September 17, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
HTC Hero (Sprint)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 323 reviews

The Bottom Line: While it could use a boost in the performance department, the HTC Hero is the most feature-packed Google Android device to date, bringing some notable improvements and a highly customizable interface. Read review

Specs: Sprint Nextel, CDMA2000 1X, With digital camera / digital player, 5 megapixels, 3.2 in

Huawei M835 Ideos - black (MetroPCS) Reviewed on July 20, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Huawei M835 Ideos - black (MetroPCS)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    2.5 stars Average
      Overall score: 5.6 (2.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.0 stars out of 22 reviews

The Bottom Line: While it certainly isn't our top pick, the Huawei M835 is one of MetroPCS' least expensive Android phones. Read review

Specs: Metro PCS, AWS, Up to 240 min, With digital camera / digital player, 3.88 oz, 3.2 megapixels, 2.8 in

BlackBerry 8830 - black (Sprint) Reviewed on July 20, 2007 Check prices
Product overview
BlackBerry 8830 - black (Sprint)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 39 reviews

The Bottom Line: For the globe-trotting executive, the RIM BlackBerry 8830 is a powerful voice and messaging tool that offers world roaming and solid performance. Read review

Specs: Sprint Nextel, CDMA2000 1X / GSM, 4.6 oz

BlackBerry Curve 8300 - silver (AT&T) Reviewed on May 3, 2007 Check prices
Product overview
BlackBerry Curve 8300 - silver (AT&T)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 109 reviews

The Bottom Line: Though it doesn't bring Wi-Fi or 3G support, the BlackBerry Curve offers a best-of-breed design and a well-rounded set of features to make it an attractive device for consumers and mobile professionals alike. Read review

Specs: Not specified, GSM, With digital camera / digital player, 3.9 oz, 2 megapixels

BlackBerry 8120 (unlocked)

Specs: Unlocked, GSM, Up to 240 min, With digital camera / digital player, 3.1 oz, 2 megapixels

BlackBerry Tour 9630 (unlocked)

Specs: Unlocked, CDMA2000 1X / GSM / WCDMA (UMTS), Up to 300 min, With digital camera / digital player, 4.6 oz, 3.2 megapixels, 2.4 in

LG Enlighten (Verizon Wireless) Reviewed on October 21, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
LG Enlighten (Verizon Wireless)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 reviews

The Bottom Line: The LG Enlighten is a great beginner smartphone for Verizon Wireless customers who want a physical keyboard. Read review

Specs: Verizon Wireless, CDMA, Up to 360 min, With digital camera / digital player, 5.54 oz, 3.2 in

LG Ally (Verizon Wireless) Reviewed on May 14, 2010 Check prices
Product overview
LG Ally (Verizon Wireless)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 108 reviews

The Bottom Line: With its solid design and great features, the LG Ally is an affordable and welcome addition to the Android family. Read review

Specs: Verizon Wireless, CDMA2000 1X, Up to 450 min, With digital camera / digital player, 5.57 oz, 3.2 megapixels, 3.2 in

Pantech Duo C810 (AT&T) Reviewed on November 5, 2007 Check prices
Product overview
Pantech Duo C810 (AT&T)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.7 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.0 stars out of 106 reviews

The Bottom Line: Even though the Pantech Duo has an impressive feature set that include 3G/HSDPA support, we were ultimately disappointed with its subpar design. Read review

Specs: AT&T, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, 3.9 oz, 1.3 megapixels, 2.2 in

BlackBerry Curve 8900 - black (AT&T) Reviewed on June 10, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
BlackBerry Curve 8900 - black (AT&T)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 19 reviews

The Bottom Line: The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8900 brings a number of improvements and additions to make it a nice upgrade to the Curve 8300 series. That said, AT&T offers other QWERTY smartphones that include 3G support and for less. Read review

Specs: Not specified, GSM, 3.9 oz, 3.2 megapixels, 2.44 in

BlackBerry Storm 2 (Verizon Wireless) Reviewed on October 15, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
BlackBerry Storm 2 (Verizon Wireless)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 140 reviews

The Bottom Line: The RIM BlackBerry Storm 2 brings some welcome additions, such as Wi-Fi, updated software, and a better touch interface, but it's going to face some serious competition from Verizon's upcoming touch-screen smartphones. Read review

Specs: Verizon Wireless, Up to 300 min (GSM), Up to 330 min (CDMA), Up to 360 min (UMTS)), With digital camera / digital player, 5.64 oz, 3.25 in

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