If you're craving a phone with a stylus, the LG Stylo 3 is your only cheap option. Just don't expect high-end features.
The Samsung Galaxy S8's fast speeds and fantastic curved screen make it a top phone for 2017, but the annoying fingerprint reader could sour your experience.
Lovers of big phones won't find a prettier device with a larger screen anywhere else, but you'll want to make sure it isn't too tall for you, and the fingerprint reader too hard to reach, before you commit.
The device features a 5.3-inch display, an 8-megapixel camera and expandable storage.
The iPhone 7's notable camera, battery and water resistance improvements are worthwhile upgrades to a familiar phone design. But ask yourself if you really need an upgrade... and if the Plus might be a better choice.
The iPhone 7 Plus is one of the best point-and-shoot cameras ever -- and it's a great phone, too.
Other than a few tweaks, the newly announced ZTE Sonata 2 sounds very similar to its predecessor, the Sonata 4G.
Feature-rich cameras and an attractive build help push Cricket's prepaid Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime past other budget rivals that also cost under $200.
Starting October 10, prepaid carrier Cricket Wireless will sell the ZTE Grand X Max, a 6-inch smartphone that sports an 8-megapixel camera and Android 4.4.
Though the Kyocera Hydro Plus is an inexpensive water-resistant phone with an included music service, skip it for better and even cheaper splash-proof alternatives.
The ZTE Source offers Cricket customers inexpensive LTE, but if you can spare a bit more money, pass it over for better devices.
The Samsung Galaxy Discover is an affordable prepaid Android choice, but weak call quality and short battery life make the Kyocera Hydro a better Cricket option.
Buy the Samsung Galaxy Admire 2 for Cricket's best midrange value, though a few performance drawbacks mar the experience.
Though it's devoid of even midlevel features, the Kyocera Kona manages to be an excellent flip phone.
While the Alcatel Authority can serve as a first foray into Android, there are better basic smartphone deals to be found on Cricket.
Cricket's LG Optimus Regard is an excellent choice as an entry-level Android phone, but look elsewhere if you care about photo quality or don't have adequate 4G coverage.
While the ZTE Engage flaunts a sturdier design and better screen than most ZTE handsets, it's a poor performer where it counts the most.