BREW Phones

Kyocera DuraXV
REVIEW

Kyocera DuraXV ( with Camera)

Durable and water resistant, the Kyocera DuraXV is one of the most capable feature phones available.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 14, 2015
Kyocera Contact
REVIEW

Kyocera Contact ( Virgin Mobile)

Though the Kyocera Contact is inexpensive and easy to use, there are better, more reliable prepaid phones on this network and others.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 31, 2014
Kyocera Verve
REVIEW

Kyocera Verve ( pink)

The fun-looking Kyocera Verve delivers the bare-bone basics of a feature phone well, and its ability to easily transfer its photos will satisfy casual shutterbugs.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 12, 2014
ZTE Altair
REVIEW

ZTE Altair ( Aio Wireless)

Consider Aio's ZTE Altair if you need an inexpensive QWERTY phone, but if you want a typical smartphone experience, shop around.

3 stars Editors' rating on January 28, 2014
Huawei Pal
REVIEW

Huawei Pal ( MetroPCS)

With its limited features and poor call quality, the Huawei Pal isn't worth your time, even as a basic phone.

2 stars Editors' rating on November 27, 2013
Kyocera Kona
REVIEW

Kyocera Kona

Though it's devoid of even midlevel features, the Kyocera Kona manages to be an excellent flip phone.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 8, 2013
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
Sonim XP Strike Sprint
REVIEW

Sonim XP Strike Sprint

While the Sonim XP Strike is tough as nails, Sprint has other rugged devices that are better not only in performance, but in price too.

3 stars Editors' rating on January 16, 2013
2.5 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Huawei Verge
REVIEW

Huawei Verge ( MetroPCS)

The Huawei Verge gets points for simplicity, but there are better basic phones in MetroPCS' stable.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on November 30, 2012
Pantech Swift
REVIEW

Pantech Swift ( AT&T)

The Pantech Swift is the most appealing Pantech handset on AT&T with a keyboard, but sufficient flaws keep us hesitant about recommending it widely.

3 stars Editors' rating on June 10, 2012
2.9 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Samsung SPH-M370
REVIEW

Samsung SPH-M370 ( Sprint)

The comfortable Samsung SPH-M370 is a basic flip phone that does what it says, unadorned and unembellished, and at the right price.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 9, 2012
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote