Samsung's Galaxy Stellar costs $0 on Verizon

You get much more than you pay for with the Samsung Galaxy Stellar, an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone that comes free on Verizon with a new two-year service agreement. Read full review
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Editors' Rating
3.5 stars
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Button magic

The Stellar has a nice 4-inch screen, but one of my favorite convenience features is the captive menu button beneath it. That's the icon of the three stacked dots. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Front-facing camera

There's a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, which is a nice touch for a free phone. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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The main camera

A 3.2-megapixel camera is on the back. The resolution isn't at the top of the scale, but the photo quality is quite good for outdoor shots in bright lighting. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Storage

Its 4GB of internal storage gets a boost with an expansion slot amenable to 32GB extra. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Body

The Stellar is thicker than today's svelte phones, very plasticky, and glossy. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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The chin

The Stellar has a slight peak of a chin at the bottom, reminiscent of the Samsung Droid Charge, also for Verizon. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Studio shot

The Galaxy Stellar is flash-free, so we took this picture of our standard studio shot with bright lights. The focus is softer, but even, though the background looks grayer than it actually is. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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