Amazon now a prime source for U.S. Cellular prepaids

A handful of U.S. Cellular's basic phones and Androids are now for sale on Amazon.

LG's Splendor is one prepaid phone you can now buy on Amazon. Josh Miller/CNET

Starting today, online retailer Amazon will start selling select prepaid cell phones from U.S. Cellular.

The phones range from basic handsets that cost $30 to more-powerful $300 Android devices, and include (alphabetically) the Alcatel Shockwave, Huawei Ascend II , Kyocera Dura Pro , LG Envoy II , LG Freedom, LG Splendor , Motorola Defy XT , Samsung Freeform 5 , and ZTE Director .

U.S. Cellular's plans encompass pay-as-you-go minutes that start at $10 per month and span unlimited voice and text with 2GB data for $65 per month. You can learn more at Amazon and U.S. Cellular's Web sites.

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LG Splendor (U.S. Cellular)

The Bottom Line: The LG Splendor doesn't have the fastest network connection, but it's an affordable and snappy handset that's loaded with Android 4.0 and a swift CPU. / Read full review

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Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.

 

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