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The ZTE-made AT&T Z221 is a basic flip phone that's part of AT&T's prepaid package.
The contract-free ZTE Majesty is a 3G handset sporting a 5-megapixel camera, Android Jelly Bean, and a low $170 price tag.
Buy the Samsung Galaxy Admire 2 for Cricket's best midrange value, though a few performance drawbacks mar the experience.
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Huawei's AT&T U2800A is a basic phone with a simple design for AT&T's GoPhone prepaid service.
The Pantech Caper is a solid messaging phone for the prepaid crowd, as long as you don't expect multimedia features.
The Alcatel-made T-Mobile Sparq is a QWERTY feature phone for those looking for the utmost in simple keybaord communication.
The Nokia X2 offers basic communication options, plus a couple of extras, in an agreeable design. What's more, it delivers a full keyboard at an affordable price.
The Samsung SGH-A197 does its job reasonably well, but it's not our choice for a prepaid AT&T phone.
The Samsung SGH-a107 makes for a decent entry-level phone for the prepaid crowd, but you can get a better device elsewhere for cheaper.
"Q" stands for "QWERTY" in this Android 2.3 smartphone with Cricket's unlimited Muve Music download plans.