Durable and water resistant, the Kyocera DuraXV is one of the most capable feature phones available.
Though the Kyocera Contact is inexpensive and easy to use, there are better, more reliable prepaid phones on this network and others.
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.
Consider Aio's ZTE Altair if you need an inexpensive QWERTY phone, but if you want a typical smartphone experience, shop around.
With its limited features and poor call quality, the Huawei Pal isn't worth your time, even as a basic phone.
Though it's devoid of even midlevel features, the Kyocera Kona manages to be an excellent flip phone.
Free with a new contract, this flip phone from Samsung is only about making calls.
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.
The Huawei Verge gets points for simplicity, but there are better basic phones in MetroPCS' stable.
The low specs, flat keyboard, and unattractive look outweigh the Samsung Intensity III's rugged design and call simulator.
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.
The comfortable Samsung SPH-M370 is a basic flip phone that does what it says, unadorned and unembellished, and at the right price.
Up to military specifications, the durable Kyocera DuraCore runs on Sprint's fast Direct Connect push-to-talk network, but those who prefer a camera and a phone they can dunk in water will want the DuraMax.
For the right user, the HTC Freestyle offers a beginner smartphone experience without the high price.
If style is what you're after, the Huawei M735 could fit your aesthetic, but the throwback stylus and resistive touch screen aren't as user-friendly as a capacitive touch screen.