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
The Bottom Line: A great price makes the Samsung Exhibit 4G a compelling option for Android fans on the lookout for a deal, without sacrificing features. Read review
Specs: T-Mobile, Up to 390 min, With digital camera / digital player, 4.1 oz, 3.5 in
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
The Bottom Line: Though certain aspects of the phone limit its appeal to a larger audience, the HTC Rhyme is a solid and stylish midrange Android device that comes with some nice accessories. Read review
Specs: Verizon Wireless, CDMA, With digital camera / digital player, 4.77 oz, 3.7 in
The Bottom Line: We didn't love everything about its design, but as an inexpensive, easy-to-use cell phone for making calls, the Samsung Gravity Txt gets the job done. Read review
Specs: T-Mobile, GSM / UMTS, Up to 240 min, With digital camera / digital player, 3.95 oz, 2.4 in
Specs: Not specified, GSM, 3.3 oz
The Bottom Line: The Huawei Impulse 4G satisfies the basics of most Android phones, but its outdated software and inconsistent speeds keep us from fully recommending it despite its bargain price. Read review
Specs: Sprint PCS, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, 4.41 oz, 5 megapixels, 3.8 in
The Bottom Line: Boost Mobile scores with its first messaging phone. The Motorola Clutch offers good performance and an easy-to-use design. Read review
Specs: Boost Mobile, iDEN, Up to 205 min, With digital camera, 3.4 oz, 0.3 megapixels
The Bottom Line: On its own, the Samsung Reality is a great midrange multimedia phone, but it doesn't hold a candle to the Rogue, which has a better design and better features. Read review
Specs: Verizon Wireless, CDMA2000 1X, With digital camera / digital player, 4.59 oz, 3.2 megapixels, 3 in
The Bottom Line: The AT&T Fusion is fine if you're a patient soul who doesn't expect much in a handset but wants to make the jump to Android. For everyone else, I suggest you move on. Read review
Specs: AT&T, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, 4.1 oz, 3.2 megapixels, 3.5 in
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