MetroPCS releases two basic phones over the weekend. The Kyocera Presto is a basic candybar handset while the LG Beacon has a touch-screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
The candybar handset will be running Symbian Belle, the update to Nokia's Symbian Anna, and will be one of four upcoming phones to feature the new OS.
The candybar BlackBerry phone, which doesn't have a Qwerty keyboard, is now available on pay as you go with T-Mobile, for those not wanting to sign up to a lengthy contract
A leak has turned into a Dell-uge, with three new phones: the Qwerty candybar Smoke, Android 2.1 Thunder, and Windows Phone 7 Lightning
The Samsung Stunt, a basic candybar phone, is now available on Cricket Wireless.
Nokia presents the C5 -- a candybar mobile phone that brings Symbian app goodness to the simpler budget end of the market. It even has built-in Ovi Maps
The updated version of the QWERTY-keyboarded candybar phone includes an optical navigation key and a 5-megapixel camera.
The LG Glance is a simple candybar handset with a 1.3-megapixel camera from Verizon Wireless.
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