LG G3 Vigor ( burgundy red)
The LG Vigor has much of the same style and features of the G3, but at a fraction of the price.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 ( frosted white)
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will thrill anyone who loves a fast phone with a large screen, but it's best for compulsive scribblers willing to pay a lot for its winning stylus.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport ( electric blue)
Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport inches ahead of the original S5 by combining identical performance in a slightly more polished package.
Kyocera Hydro Vibe
The Kyocera Hydro Vibe is an unmemorable phone that can't outpace its competitors, and is only worth considering if water-resistance is a top priority.
HTC One M8 Harman/Kardon Edition
Unless you need a great deal on earbuds, there’s no reason to buy the HTC One M8 Harman Kardon Edition.
Apple iPhone 5s ( 16GB, Silver)
The iPhone 5S is not a required upgrade, but it's easily the fastest and most advanced Apple smartphone to date.
Samsung Ativ S Neo ( Sprint)
Though it's an unexceptional smartphone overall, the middle-of-the-road Samsung Ativ S Neo is a safe choice for those who shop by price.
Kyocera Hydro Edge ( Sprint)
Consider the Kyocera Hydro Edge if you're looking for a low-price splash proof phone, but skip it if its water resistance isn't a main priority for you.
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HTC 8XT ( Sprint)
Though the HTC Windows Phone 8X brings some needed OS freshness to Sprint, its sluggish processor and average display make it hard to recommend for anyone but committed Windows Phone 8 fans.
LG Optimus F3
If you’re looking for a compact Android handset, the LG Optimus F3 will satisfy prepaid customers. As an on-contract phone, however, look to other free smartphones that are better.