The LG Leon is a passable budget smartphone, but it's worth spending a little more for the Motorola Moto G or the 4.7-inch Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3.
T-Mobile's Kyocera Rally is a compact feature phone with expandable memory and a VGA camera.
Though the ZTE ZMax has some design flaws, they're minor enough to overlook if you want an incredibly inexpensive phablet off-contract.
Equipped with a 5-inch display, a 5-megapixel camera and built-in Wi-Fi calling, the ZTE Avid Plus is available on T-Mobile and MetroPCS on January 20.
Though it doesn't have LTE and takes unimpressive photos, the LG Optimus L90 remains a worthy midrange contender that you should look at if you're on a budget.
An example of excellent call quality at a dirt-cheap price, the Samsung t159 excels at the basics, but stumbles on style.
Fans of messaging phones will appreciate that the reasonably-priced Optimus F3Q carries out the basics without breaking a sweat. Its unfortunately scant on-board storage is not a deal-breaker.
If you're not opting for a smartphone and you can look past its dated design, the Samsung Gravity Q is your best choice for a T-Mobile keyboard phone.
The Sony Xperia Z makes sense if a water-resistant design and excellent photos are a priority, but skip it if you demand blazingly fast performance and long battery life.
The LG Doubleplay has excellent features for a midrange Android smartphone, but its bizarre design is not for everyone.