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The T-Mobile 768 is a good option for those with modest needs and budgets, but don't expect anything more than making calls.
Though it doesn't have LTE and takes unimpressive photos, the LG Optimus L90 remains a worthy midrange contender that you should look at if you're on a budget.
Available today on T-Mobile and on May 19 for MetroPCS, the entry-level Concord II sports a 4-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, and Android 4.3.
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Fans of messaging phones will appreciate that the reasonably-priced Optimus F3Q carries out the basics without breaking a sweat. Its unfortunately scant on-board storage is not a deal-breaker.
The Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro's superfast 4G LTE speed and exceptionally long battery life make it a great buy on its own, but its juice pack feature sweetens the deal that much more.
Now could be the best time to get the most buyback value for your old iPhone before the iPhone 6 officially launches and prices drop. Crave's Eric Mack has done some of the research for you.
We take the Xbox One's racing launch title for a spin and see just how eerily realistic its player-generated, cloud-based AI opponents can be.
An earlier version of this story did not account for the fact that T-Mobile is waiving the $99 down payment on iPhones when people trade in their old devices. With this factored into the overall savings of the trade-in, T-Mobile's trade-in program actually offers consumers a better value than other trade-in sites such as Nextworth.
And Verizon subscribers can save an additional $50 off a Galaxy S5 courtesy of a new two-week sale.
Get the T-Mobile Prism 2 if you want an inexpensive and dependable 3G phone, but skip it if you prioritize speedy performance.