Best phonesUpdated April 11, 2014 10:08 AM PDT
No-contract carriers sell mobile phones at full retail prices, but you can save money in the long run with cheaper monthly rates. Follow the links at the left to drill deeper into our favorite mobile phones by type. These lists change frequently, so check back!
The 'win' in Windows Phone
Nokia Lumia Icon (Verizon Wireless)
Buy the Nokia Lumia Icon for its beautiful display and well-rounded features, but skip it if you require gobs of storage, are on a budget, or prefer a power user's OS.