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
The philanthropic carrier gives you unlimited talk, texting, and data -- but if you're thinking there's a catch, you're right.
One of the best Android phones crosses over to Windows Phone 8.1. How does the transition work? We take a look.
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Equipped with a 3.5-inch screen, 3G capabilities, and a 3-megapixel camera, the Valet is a bare bones smartphone from ZTE.
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.
At a hefty cost, the Virgin Mobile iPhone 4 delivers an unlimited plan without a contract -- just don't expect blazing-fast data speeds.
Despite its notable drawbacks, the Huawei Valiant is one of the better ultrabudget, off-contract Android smartphones.