Apple iPhone 6 ( 128GB, gold)
The iPhone 6 delivers a bigger screen while remaining easy to handle, with plenty of features to satisfy everyone -- and the promise of Apple Pay on the horizon to potentially sweeten the deal even further.
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 ( 64GB, Gold)
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.
While the Sprint Vital is ZTE's best handset to date, the HTC One outshines it by miles for the same price.