Cell phones that get you noticed (roundup)

Forget that dull black phone with rounded corners. We exchange sleek for sassy with this collection of eye-catching cell phones.

Sonim XP3 Quest
The Sonim XP3 Quest isn't your typical cell phone. CNET

We may refer to the proliferation of glossy black and silver matte cell phones as "sleek" or "professional." But let's face it: most phones on the market are a neutral-toned, rounded-corner flood of design sameness.

Since fitting in isn't for everyone, we rounded up 10 cell phones and smartphones that stand out from the crowd .

From the super-rugged to the superfeminine, these distinctive designs and shocks of color are sure to catch your eye.

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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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