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