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Microsoft: Our Lumia 830 phone is top-shelf and budget-friendly

The Lumia 830 is an "affordable flagship," and the 730 and 735 are geared for the selfie-loving crowd, Microsoft says at IFA. Also coming: the Denim release of Windows Phone later in 2014.

By September 4, 2014

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Archos 40 Cesium

Available in September, the 40 Cesium is an affordable smartphone running Microsoft's Windows Phone software.

August 26, 2014

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Asus PadFone X (AT&T)

Though it has last year's specs, the PadFone X marries two mobile devices into one convenient form at an affordable price.

August 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 20, 2014
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Nokia takes aim at China with budget-friendly Lumias

With China overtaking the U.S. as the world's largest smartphone market, Nokia needs to re-establish its position there.

By February 24, 2013

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RIM promises budget-friendly BlackBerry 10 phones

An RIM executive tells Fierce Wireless that the company intends to hit all price points with its new BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

By January 9, 2013

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Xiaomi Mi 3

Xiaomi's Mi 3 is a showcase of how Chinese phonemakers can create quality hardware without breaking the bank. If you don't need 4G LTE, and you can get hold of it, this is one of the best smartphones you can buy in its price range.

June 10, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 10, 2014

MSRP: $465.00

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Cricket lassos first-gen 4G LTE Moto G for $150 all in

AT&T's prepaid arm adds the budget-friendly Motorola smartphone to its roster.

By September 17, 2014

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ZTE Open II

The Open II features a 2-megapixel camera and Firefox OS, and has its sights on emerging markets.

February 25, 2014

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Apple prepping budget-friendly, 8GB iPhone 4?

Reuters says that the device will launch within the next few weeks, paving the way for the iPhone 5 to hit store shelves at the end of September.

By August 23, 2011

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Nokia Lumia 1320

Steer toward Nokia's Lumia 1320 for an affordable supersize phone you can rely on, but not before checking out Android rivals with fancier specs and comparable price tags.

January 29, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 29, 2014

MSRP: $339.00