The addition of push-to-talk compatibility gives the Sony Ericsson Z525a a boost over the previous Sony Ericsson Z520a, but its smaller memory, poorer battery life, and persistently bad photo quality are detractions.
The Samsung Gravity T is overall a great messaging phone option for those who want a full touch-screen experience combined with a simple yet functional multimedia feature set.
The Samsung Highlight doesn't offer anything you haven't seen before, but it works quite well as an entry-level touch-screen phone.
The Nokia 6555 combines eye-catching design, a generous feature set, and admirable call quality into one satisfying device.
Samsung has brought some crave-worthy hardware features to its first Android handset, the Galaxy i7500, like a gorgeous screen, good camera and plenty of on-board memory. But it runs on the bog-standard version of Android, which means it lacks multi-touch and fun custom widgets like we've seen on other phones. It also looks slightly dull. Overall, the Galaxy fails to reach the heady heights of the HTC Hero, but it's a strong competitor to the HTC Magic
The Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 is a budget blower designed for a younger owner. It's light on features and not very powerful but as a cheap and cheerful first-time smart phone it's charmingly basic. There are more powerful and capable Androids at bargain basement prices so do your homework before committing your pocket money.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a big step forward for Android, but it's not the giant leap you may have been expecting. As impressive as it is, Ice Cream Sandwich can be messy, and without it, the Galaxy Nexus is just another Nexus device.
The Samsung Solstice offers a touch screen and multimedia features, but its performance isn't the best.
If you're a Cricket customer who just wants a really basic phone for calls, the Captr is a decent choice if you don't mind the bad photo quality.
The Sony Ericsson C902's photo quality suffered just a bit, but it remains a solid camera phone with a sharp design, a varied feature set, and good call quality.
Sony's pricey, stylish Xperia S is packed with multimedia tricks but is undone by a slow processor and lackluster display.
Sony picks its market well, and creates a good phone for the outdoors type. The screen is on the small side, though, and there are a few common features absent.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness is purely for fashionistas looking for the simplest possible phone. The transparent screen looks cool, but isn’t easy to read and won’t protect your privacy, so the Pureness is strictly for show-offs only