Complete Mobile World Congress 2012 coverage from Barcelona, including new phones, tablets, apps and
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.
LG 101 - black (Virgin Mobile) - No Contract
It's getting cheaper and easier to own a smartphone, but is there a downside to breaking away from the Big Four?
The philanthropic carrier gives you unlimited talk, texting, and data -- but if you're thinking there's a catch, you're right.
While its camera isn't best-in-class and Windows Phone's underwhelming app selection still stings, the elegant and sophisticated HTC One M8 is an enticing alternative to Nokia models.
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The monthly plan, initially launching on four phones, gets you unlimited talk, text, and Web.
Verizon subscribers can't beat the polished-metal HTC One Remix for value and style.
The One E8 offers the high-end HTC experience in glossy colors and a plastic case, but without a unique selling point, there's little reason to buy this expensive device.
A surprisingly high number of customers are opting to pay for their own smartphones in monthly installments, avoiding a two-year contract. And that's good news for AT&T.
A new iPhone 5C on Virgin Mobile, a post-AT&T iPhone 4S on Straight Talk, and an old iPhone 4 on T-Mobile. Which one costs the least and works the best?