The Bottom Line: The Pantech Swift is the most appealing Pantech handset on AT&T with a keyboard, but sufficient flaws keep us hesitant about recommending it widely. Read review
Specs: Alaska DigiTel, WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM, Up to 180 min, With digital camera, 6.28 oz, 2 megapixels, 2.8 in
The Bottom Line: For the right user, the HTC Freestyle offers a beginner smartphone experience without the high price. Read review
Specs: AT&T, CDMA2000 1X, Up to 384 min, With digital camera / digital player, 4.51 oz, 3.2 megapixels, 3.2 in
The Bottom Line: Free with a new contract, this flip phone from Samsung is only about making calls. Read review
Specs: Sprint Nextel, CDMA2000 1X, 3.65 oz, 1.3 megapixels, 2.4 in
The Bottom Line: The Huawei Verge gets points for simplicity, but there are better basic phones in MetroPCS' stable. Read review
Specs: MetroPCS, CDMA2000 1X, 3.17 oz, 0.3 megapixels, 2.4 in
The Bottom Line: Up to military specifications, the durable Kyocera DuraCore runs on Sprint's fast Direct Connect push-to-talk network, but those who prefer a camera and a phone they can dunk in water will want the DuraMax. Read review
Specs: Sprint Nextel, CDMA2000 1X, 5.1 oz
The Bottom Line: If style is what you're after, the Huawei M735 could fit your aesthetic, but the throwback stylus and resistive touch screen aren't as user-friendly as a capacitive touch screen. Read review
Specs: MetroPCS, CDMA2000 1X, Up to 390 min, With digital camera / digital player, 3.7 oz, 3 megapixels, 2.8 in
Specs: MetroPCS, AWS, With digital camera / digital player, 4.37 oz, 2.8 in
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