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LG Volt
Avg. Rating:
4.8

$300 Phone for under $200! by ADBeyer
Coming from a RadioShack employee who has dealt with 100's of various cheap-o prepaid phones, the Volt is refreshing to say the least. Since this …

Better than I expected by ThrustinJ
The Phonescoop review had me worried about the large display with bad pixel density, but coming from an smaller phone, I can honestly say this is indi…

Great Phone by kc2fya
This is the best phone I ever purchased. It has so much in a phone for under $180.00 (got for $150), Surpasses my Warp 4G and Evo Design 4G by lengths…


best phone i've ever owned by rastus52
i've owned everything from blackberry's (when they ruled the world) thru the iphone 4s. many droid phones also. this phone is a beast!! it is blazi…

Great hardware, software not so much by scottegos2
This is my third Android phone - started with the Photon, then had an HTC One M7, now this. I'd bought the HTC because I didn't like the GS3 (my wife …

Flimsy Parts / Charge port already broke off by BankerLA
Had the phone for only a month and the charge port cover you have to open to insert the connector broke. The water resistance feature is now null and…



Apple iPhone 5c
Avg. Rating:
3.84

The perfect phone by jdadmays
I bought this phone when it first cam out and was skeptical about the 5s and whether the thumb scanner would hold up. I really didn't think I would ne…

Disapointed by jozworld
Coming from Android where I can multi task, internet, calls, text... Whatever, I am very disappointed that I cannot be on a call ando go onto the inte…

Apple iPhone 5c for T-Mobile by patwackp
Well, well, well! I got this unit on a a family plan with T-mobile 0n 9-24-2013. I love how this closely matches the iphone 5. I picked it up in Whit…



Apple iPhone 5s
Avg. Rating:
4

Cannot do simultaneous voice and data on Verizon; Seriously? by sdgmcdon
I was briefly considering jumping ship from android...got the iPhone 5s on Verizon and well, it was an iPhone...what can I say...good phone overall, g…

iPhone5S Supercool. by Nixoncarmichael
I work for a mobile carrier, and so I have the opportunity to demo new phones as soon as they come out. PROS: The 5S has great build quality of …

This phone is great! by CRK4385
I bought this phone a couple of weeks ago and I really love it. Here are the pros and cons of the device. PROS: - large, bright display - capa…



Kyocera Event
Avg. Rating:
2.84

Don't write it off, this thing will surprise by Bearishly4u
If you're like me you can't imagine being stuck with a cheap smartphone. They're all junk right? Well we need to give the underdog a chance. I pick…

Do not buy this phone. by offon
I got this as a gift for father's day and have exchanged it twice already. It wants to open lots of apps all by itself and the battery is the Worst. T…

Great Phone For The Price by EddieHdG
I upgraded from my LG Optimus V to this Kyocera. All together, I am happy I did. Pros: Lightweight, responsive, more memory than I expected for th…



Samsung Galaxy Reverb
Avg. Rating:
3

Was Good but JB killed it now LOL by JMMB
Oh well was good until they updated from ICS to Jelly Bean and I truly think it was the update that ruined this cell. Previously it was fine for me i…

**BEST ANDROID PHONE** by Rodman
This is my third 'Droid and it rocks! Has a high tech feel like iphone but without iphone problems. If you're service provider (Virgin for me) can u…

Good Entry Level Samsung Phone by CageNarleigh
Despite the small size of this phone, it suits me just fine. The touchscreen is fairly responsive, though occasionlly the system gets stuck on a task …


My first iPhone is everything I hoped it would be... by brenteesha
I finally decided to get an iPhone, after wanting one for a year or two. I had toyed with the idea, but got lured in by high end Android devices and t…

Finally all grown up..LOL by LOUcifer
I jumped on the Android bandwagon somewhat early with the original Droid from Verizon as I didn't want to be like everyone else with their iDevice. T…

Simply amazing compared to other iPhones by newjerseybrotha
When you look at the history of the iPhone, you will be happy to have the iPhone 5. It far exceeds the others, and holds its own in the smartphone wor…



HTC One V
Avg. Rating:
3.5

Incredible Specs by Geekasaurus
I am replacing my old Droid Incredible and found that this phone has almost identical specs. My Incredible cost me several hundred dollars plus a 2 ye…

Review from a CRICKET customer, not a VIRGIN customer by sbc.cgu
Just a clarification that the two prior reviews who gave this phone really bad ratings are actually VIRGIN customers, not CRICKET customers. Each car…

This is a really nice phone for the money. by det2kas
This is a very nice phone. It is slim and feels very nice in the hand. Prior to this phone, I had the LG Optimus S. This is a perfect upgrade with …



Samsung Galaxy S III (CDMA)
Avg. Rating:
3.96

Best Android Phone I have used! by jamestan23
I began my Android journey with a Samsung Moment (Android 2.1), and followed up with a Samsung Epic 4G (Android 2.3). My experience improved when I up…

1st Impressions - Not Impressed Buyers Remorse by MadFatMan
My HTC EVO 4G Finally Gave up the ghost after being RUN HARD since May 2010... I waited for the iPhone 5 - Disappointed in what Apple's offering wa…

Simply the BEST!!! by quikfeat
Android/Samsung has closed the gap on the iPhone-looking at the specs, the only thing superior is Siri. Other than that the Galaxy S3 is fast, calls a…



Kyocera Rise
Avg. Rating:
2

Not bad, but not all that good by smashme101
After my Triumph killed itself, I had to find something cheap. I chose this over the Optimus Elite and I'm not sure if that's a good thing. Pros: …

turn Connections Optimizer off to turn wifi off by diablomac
From the home screen >>>optionss>>>System settings>>>More...>>>Mobile networks>>>Connections Optimizer>>>uncheck the box in the top right, When you…

Kyocera Rise by alexroseb
Do not buy this phone. This is the worst phone I have ever had. It usually takes 3 or more tries to open an app, if it opens at all. It automatically …


Awesome Phone! by orlavin
I am very pleased with this phone. I have the LG Optimus M+ for Metro Pcs and I am blown away with this phone. It has suprised me and exceeded my expe…

Optimus Prime? by muchdrama
No, not quite--at 800 MHz the processor in the Elite isn't going to win any speed contests. But it does what I need it to do. PROS: --Perfect s…

Virgin mobile LG Optimus Elite by ed54
Excellent Phone! Great audio!Larger screen 3.5 instead of 3.2 on the LG optimus V.Takes good pictures with flash.1 gig of built in storage.Gingerbrea…


No Battery Life by idellagurl
Pros: Cheap Price for an android, touch screen with qwerty keyboard. Cons: No battery life, No memory, Buttons on keyboard are very hard to use. …

Nice Basic Android Phone by hdtravel
You can pick these up for $39 and it is a nice basic Android phone. It is a great value for that price. You get the Google Play store for apps. Tou…

Well................. by OscarLove
I've been a Blackberry user for a number of years but finally gave up on them after having my last on fail after less than a year. I wanted a couple m…



Apple iPhone 4S
Avg. Rating:
4.53

The best phone I have ever owned. by walpoleauto
I usually change up my phones once every few months because I get sick of them quickly. It's safe to say that I have had this phone for over a year a…

Almost a year and it still can't be beat. by justfinethanku
I've been using this phone since the day it came out and I am incredibly happy with the quality of every single aspect of this phone. Apple is due…

phone is OK by suestank
I went from the G to this. I am on ATT in South Florida and have no problems at all with the quality and placing calls. No calls have dropped, not…



HTC Wildfire S (CDMA)
Avg. Rating:
2.4

Great entry level device! by Resendetra
I just bought this phone the other day and fell in love with it right away. I wanted something small and that could fit into my pocket, that's why I b…

HTC Wildfire not so wild! by Glitter25
First let me say I have owned a gazillion phones from all services! I previously came from a blackberry 9650 and an LG Optimus V On the first day I…

Great Android Phone by hdtravel
I got the white colored version for Virgin Mobile. It looks really sleek, modern and clean. Nice compact size. Vibrant responsive touch scree…


Low Memory by C-
Phone is pretty good, but I have a terrible issue with the phone memory. Had to delete some apps already on the phone (like Facebook) because the ver…

Dependable by GrinderCB
Just changed from this to a Spectrum, but that was my employer's choice not mine. The Enlighten is definitely a steady-Eddie of a smartphone. Very r…

Love It by JenMansell
I love this phone. My husband paid much more for his Droid, but his has a few glitches. I have had the Enlighten for about 5 months and have had no …


just a few reminders by iloveUGH
well.this is phone is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo FANTASTIC. but first time smartphone users and as well as for those whose trying to com…

Best phone I have owned by PlayboyPenguin
I never give a phone a full five stars but this phone deserves it (despite a few minor cons I will discuss later). I switched from an Evo 4G which I r…

Galaxy amazing. by Shackgirl33
My last phone was the Galaxy S 4g with T mobile. I made the switch to Sprint because this phone was an upgrade in so many ways. The screen size is a…



Motorola Triumph
Avg. Rating:
4.05

Forget the negativity by lex302010
I only had the phone a day, but check back with me in a month and I'll tell you what's really up.... (Written 11/11/11) Now a lot of folks say they…

Good deal for my first Android device by Floydian
I traded my 32GB iPhone 3GS in at Best Buy for $149 and put that towards this new phone and am mostly happy I did. (Hard to beat $25/month vs. $75+/mo…

nice phone by cbarnes3121
first i would say that customer service with virgin mobile suck its hard to find anybody that speak english that is comprehendable. ok the phone is a…


Just a darn good solid phone by Darynm
Coming from the original EVO 4G which is a phone I still hold in good regards, this new EVO 3D is a clear and defined UPGRADE. It's faster, has a bett…

I am so glad I changed! by runnman
I replaced my Service Provider and my Motorola Droid X with Sprint and this HTC EVO 3D. And, I am so glad I did! This EVO 3D phone is outstanding…

BEST Phone available (in my opinion) by Benzb
Let me start by saying that I am a cellular phone addict. I have had most of the top phones available including the Motorola Atrix (AT&T), HTC Inspir…



Apple iPhone 4 (CDMA)
Avg. Rating:
4.37

Switching from Droid Incredible by jbaliski
I Have wanted an iphone since it came out but I did not want to switch to AT&T. A very common story. I was going to wait till the next gen iphone came…

Simply awesome by Katwink
Love this phone period it's the best by far , especially on AT&T. I can surf the web and talk ,text and talk and do everything ,I'm In NY and have ver…

Simply the best! by tipdrill
I paid full retail for this phone and couldn't be happier. I've had a BlackBerry Bold, 3GS, Droid Incredible and now the iPhone 4. This is the most po…


Great little phone by Wilderness7
After using treos fort years I decided to a different direction since Sprint opted out of the pre and Really don't need all, the extras. My daughter …

Optimus S Unbelievable Free Phone: Best!! by brooose
Pros: 1. lightning fast menu navigation and app loading 2. good quality pictures and camera 3. free hotspot capability (you need to download…

Pretty good little phone by DahliasMommy
I really like this phone. I wasn't sure about getting it because I have never been a fan of lg but my husband got it and liked it so I decided to get…



LG VM-101 / LG102
Avg. Rating:
4.34

Good basic by CHOMP3R
If you're someone who doesn't text too much, and you don't need all the bells and whistles, this one is for you. I had the LG101, but the 102 seems …

Phone Home by soulpower101
hey its just a cellphone. CDMA Basic, and it performs well. bought this one on the cheap with a boost plan as a backup for a family member. no frills …

GOOD BASIC PHONE by narn3049
good upgrade from users that came from jax.…



Samsung Intercept
Avg. Rating:
2.62

Great(With Upgrade) by keyshacell
This is a pretty decent phone. it has a good keyboard both touch screen and a slide out one. a large or medium size camera which has great clarity for…

Samsung Interception or Deception? by LameWireV3
The Samsung Intercept is the "affordable" cousin to the Moment. Let's just call it a replacement. It seems that when something "good" comes about tech…

Sufficient by Rasheen
This phone is incredible for messaging and navigation. it's only 99$ @ virgin mobile with a very cheep unlimited plan so you get what you pay for. it'…



Kyocera Loft / Torino S2300
Avg. Rating:
2.25

This Phone. by inocencio2011
Ok, here are the pro's and Cons on this phone. i just got mine a week ago. 100% honest Pro's Good Battery life Great graphics Camera is really g…

Loft Horizon by GravityFails
I do not buy phones merely as a means of communication, Yes, I want to be able to make calls and send texts and surf the occasional web page, but I al…

Cute but SLOW by mrsthang68
It's ok but the ringtones are short I got it for Metro PCS and I sold it the very next day also the ear piece is very low and it was set to the highes…


Awesome Phone by proudsprintcustomer
I got this phone about a week ago and so far I really like it. The touchscreens not bad, and I love the 5 row keyboard. I got this phone after havin…

Would be great if it had IM... by cheriba
This was my first foray into this kind of phone. I really liked it for the most part - lots of great features! However, the one thing it does not ha…

Would not recommend to anyone by Melissa B.
I got this phone months ago for Virgin Mobile. Every single month I spend hours of my life with their (so called) customer service department trying…



BlackBerry Curve 8530
Avg. Rating:
3.84

Terrific intro to the world of BlackBerry by bbycrts
Work has decided that a BlackBerry would be a good thing for me to have...I'm not complaining! I'll let them pay for the data plan, because I just ca…

Love the Curve 8530...better than the Tour! by HandyGuy
I returned the Tour due to the trackball sticking, and exchanged it for the 8530. In a word it's great, so far! The menus are better and upgraded f…

Happy with phone by scott8353
I have had the phone for 1.5 months and very pleased. vibrate and great battery life. If you let the phone drain the battery until it turns off and…


Love It by Sabrina-licious
My fiance just bought me this phone today... I was using a Blackberry Curve but I love this phone because it is very customize-able and trendy. Thi…

Good & simple phone by austinkli
I have never been a personal fan of LG and therefore would not have bought this phone of my own accord, however I recently won one in a contest and th…

Use the PHONE b4 u write a review!!! GOOD PHONE by bobby2284
Anyone who has used the original rumor or scoop knows that the phones are glitchy, slow, media messaging never works correctly. they fail all the time…



Kyocera X-tc M2000
Avg. Rating:
3.63

The Kyocera X-tc by MaxSnax
Kyocera X-tc I picked up an X-tc from Radio Shack. It met my expectations, though there are a few issues with it. Software version:WAP 2.0 Pr…

NIce Keyboard Phone by hdtravel
This is definitely the best phone VM has offered with media features and a full keyboard. Pros: Nice large gorgeous color screen Useful full ke…

Pretty Good phone by xxhwarriorhxx
Cons: Reception is not too good. Phone powers off and on a lot, and sometime freezes if you cycle to fast through the pictures. The buttons for txt…



Pantech Ocean 2
Avg. Rating:
1.5

GETTING THERE! HELIO by suzyqoh
I have been with Helio thru thick and thin. Not always a happy camper.so I got my o2 today,,beautiful...you want an iphone,,go get one,,but for those …

its not worth it by flxx919
i thought the phone was goen to be a real upgrade but it more like the same software and with one or two thing that the phone is able to do that the f…

somethings wrong with the oceans by jmaddox84
ive had 2 ocean 1's, and 2 ocean 2's, and all 4 of them have broke on me. ive had software issues with them where the phone would power down randomly …



Kyocera Melo S1300 / Jax
Avg. Rating:
3.57

Great for the price - I like it a lot by vm fan
I've had this phone for 3 months now. No real complaints. It does all what it is supposed to. It has an amazing battery life too! Well, it does get a …


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