Equipped with a 3.5-inch screen, 3G capabilities, and a 3-megapixel camera, the Valet is a bare bones smartphone from ZTE.
Despite its notable drawbacks, the Huawei Valiant is one of the better ultrabudget, off-contract Android smartphones.
Apple fans are eager to get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. But what's the best way to buy one of these new devices? CNET's Marguerite Reardon answers in this Ask Maggie column.
Virgin Mobile's budget-friendly Samsung Montage is a functional messaging phone without a contract, though its poor battery life and entry-level features hardly stand out in the crowd.
At a hefty cost, the Virgin Mobile iPhone 4 delivers an unlimited plan without a contract -- just don't expect blazing-fast data speeds.
The BlackBerry Curve 9310 is still the same ho-hum handset you can expect from RIM, but for a no-contract BlackBerry, it's reliable and makes texting a breeze.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.
From your iPhone, check the the Apple Store app. On the Web, head to Apple's site.
Looking to get a jump on the iPhone 6 market, the wireless carrier will take trade-ins for the iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5C, and 5S.
Don't want another two-year noose? You can get a contract-free GSM version of the new iPhone -- for a price.