Specs: T-Mobile, GSM, Up to 360 min, With digital camera / digital player, 0.3 lbs
The Bottom Line: The Samsung Gravity 3's full QWERTY keyboard and messaging features are enough to satisfy most heavy communicators, with other advanced features icing the cake. At $50 with a two-year service agreement, the Gravity is a good midlevel option for those who aren't ready to jump into the smartphone arena. Read review
Specs: T-Mobile, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, Up to 330 min, With digital camera / digital player, 4.34 oz, 2 megapixels, 2.4 in
The Bottom Line: If you don't mind the small keyboard and can get past the cringe-inducing name, T-Mobile's Samsung Smiley is an easy-to-use messaging phone. Read review
Specs: T-Mobile, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, Up to 330 min, With digital camera / digital player, 3.98 oz, 1.3 megapixels
The Bottom Line: The LG Cosmos makes a great choice for an affordable entry-level messaging phone for Verizon customers. Read review
Specs: T-Mobile, CDMA, Up to 360 min, With digital camera / digital player, 4.4 oz, 1.3 megapixels, 2 in
The Bottom Line: Those looking for a QWERTY smartphone will gravitate to the thick and hearty Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, which has Android 4.0, strong hardware specs, and excellent call quality. Read review
Specs: T-Mobile, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, 5.29 oz, 5 megapixels, 4 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
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