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Best prepaid phones of 2014

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Smartphones have become incredibly advanced, with multicore processors and cameras that almost make us want to abandon our point-and-shoot cameras for good. We've gathered together the best of the best, with any carrier. This updates regularly, so return often, and be sure to sign up for our Mobile Weekly newsletter. And to find other great phones, check out our list of the best phones overall.

Google Nexus 6

Although the Nexus 6 trails the slimmer Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in processor performance and native productivity features, it's still the most powerful pure Android handset available and the largest Nexus yet.

Price: $249.99 - $682.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Apple iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 completely rebuilds the iPhone on a framework of new features and design, addressing its major previous shortcomings. It's absolutely the best iPhone to date, and it easily secures its place in the top tier of the smartphone universe.

Price: $99.99 - $464.98 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding Finally, the iPhone we've always wanted

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung's newest flagship smartphone expands on high-end hardware features with software skills it hopes it will push it ahead of competitors. Some are useful, others more frivolous.

Price: $0.00 - $649.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Motorola Moto G

Motorola's new Moto G exemplifies the budget Android phone, but if you prefer your data LTE-flavored, it's best to wait for that model.

3 stars Good
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