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Samsung Galaxy S6 (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
3.13

Too many hardware problems by jeffpjeffp
I really wanted to love this phone - it's a decent size (still a bit big for me, but better than most), it's fast, camera is amazing, screen is beauti…

great phone but not perfect by timwalls
This phone is crazy fast.took the iphone 6 back and got this one.they are pretty well same speed on everything even though this has 3gig of ram.it doe…

Unexpected unhappiness... by avdub1
This review comes from someone who owned the Galaxy S5, went to the iPhone 6 and now onto the Galaxy S6. Unfortunately, I feel Samsung (and likely And…



ZTE ZMax
Avg. Rating:
3.93

awesome phone by ren68y
Great phone for the price, fast, the camera is better than the reviews say. Getting my wife one very soon!!…

ZTE? really now by phone.snob75
What can be said here? I'm kinda a phone snob and I love my flag ship phones. I won't bash a brand but ZTE isn't exactly known for high end devices. E…

Issues by acdc1a
My initial review would have been stellar on this device, but after a 2nd replacement I'm going to call them on quality issues. My first phone stop…



Kyocera Hydro Life
Avg. Rating:
3.84

Issues start after the first month of use by fedupphoneuser
After having this model for a month the phone starts to flash a dark screen. During this time you can barely see what is on the screen but everything …

This Is A Nice Phone by pennykitty
OK, I also got it for $29 so there's no way I can go wrong, right? But the call quality is great, the screen is very good, it's fast to respond, …

First Day with Kyocera Hydro LIFE by Musikbxs
The overall specs for the Hydro Life sparked my interest and I opted to transfer my Metro service from an LG F6. It was a smart move. The phone is a…



Samsung Galaxy Avant
Avg. Rating:
4.38

Samsung Galaxy Avant by patwackp
What a refreshing change!!!!! I bought the Avant on T-Mobile on 1-19-2015 from a T-Mobile store in Boise, Id. The phone and Service blows Boost Mo…

Great phone for the price! by kombatfighter
An amazing phone at an affordable price range. I got this phone the first day that it came out and was actually planning on getting the S5. But do to …

Best Android for the price by miketh
Does virtually everything our S4 does at only a slightly lower level. Our main user of this phone makes good use of the ability to create a hotspot …



ZTE Concord II
Avg. Rating:
3.63

An emergency phone becomes my primary phone by mknilsen
Let me start off with this.... that I thought the world would come to an end when my Samsung Note 3 went for a swim in an ocean. I had taken a long to…

Surprisingly Pretty Amazing by Bknownst
I bought this phone to hold me over while the screen on my Galaxy S4 is being replaced and picked it based solely on the price ($29.00 now). So far…

Very good, inexpensive phone by 3baddogs
I'm in process of switching to a new carrier as my old one is wildly expensive. T-mobile has had coverage problems in the past, but are currently cov…



LG Optimus L70
Avg. Rating:
4.59

Powerful with an attitude by Djtripp_rancho_cordova
This new LG Optimus L70 definetly gives the older models a run for their money. It has a very strong response with a very receptive touch screen. It h…

Overall: Great! by Phonelover1290
This phone is so great and bad for many reasons. PROS: 1. Long lasting battery life 2. fast user-interface 3. zero to no lag time 4.Great price …

Highly Disappointing! by nyhippiegirlwest
My very first Android smartphone and I was in love at first. After a few weeks I kept seeing the symbols on top of the phone saying there was not enou…



Samsung Galaxy S5 (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
4.75

a Mercedes among smartphones by kettir
I loved my Galaxy s3, didn't upgrade to the s4 because not enough improvements, but when the s5 came out I had to have it. Great screen, great featur…

One of, if not the best, smartphones by stferrari
I have had this phone now for two weeks. I upgraded from an HTC One X+. This phone is hands down the best smartphone I have ever owned, and as a seaso…

Good Phone by daywoner
This review being in light of the fact that I am an avid iPhone user and love all Apple products, every once in a while I like to break away from them…



Nokia Lumia 635 / 630 (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
4.25

The Baconing by GravityFails
Everybody knows that one person who, but for a glaring flaw, might be okay to hang out with. Like that guy from college who can burp the alphabet (hey…

Simply amazing by jdadmays
This phone comes out of the box with windows 8.1 and have to say I absolutely love the updates. The camera is a great shooter for every day use and it…

Good for the price but not perfect. by lwatcdr
Pros Battery life. I get a full day easy. YMMV Screen. It is really clear and easy to read. Battery. Removable. Call quality is good. Seems fast …



Kyocera Hydro XTRM (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
2.42

terrible phone by Rpv2021
I bought this phone about 2 months ago and let me you don't buy it it starts kind of slow but I'm hear to tell you it gets worse randomly slowing down…

Jack of all apps by dturne25
I like this phone. The prime reason is because it is shockproof, waterproof and one can have it in his or her back pants pocket without cracking the s…

Kyocera Hydro XTRM (GSM) by Ahad4me
So far the Hydro is working for me. I haven't dropped it (yet) and it hasn't been in water. All of the advertised features other than those are workin…



Samsung Galaxy Light
Avg. Rating:
3.75

A lot of phone for a small price. by stevelvl
Pros • Very affordable • Quad-core processor • Very bight clear screen • LTE • Android 4.2.2 • Highly customizable • Amazing call…

Samsung Galaxy Light by pivazian
Excellent phone for its value. Exceptional sound on both sides. The LTE downloads much better than on iPhone 5s or Nexus 5. Very happy with it.…

Galaxy Light by timcoind32780
I own this phone. Best budget phone I have ever tested/owned. Great features. Great speed. I highly recommend to anyone looking for a smartphone under…



Alcatel one touch Fierce
Avg. Rating:
2.1

Not a good phone by unhappy32
I have not had a very positive experience with this phone. It doesn't hold an internet signal very often. When it does, it still takes at least 5 minu…

Not bad of a phone by RickE
Phone itself is decent for mid level android users. Screen itself has strange luminescence to it like a 3D affect. Battery isn't the best as long as p…

Not what i wanted by noni1996
I was in desperate need of a phone, and this was one on sale at Metro for $29. Now my options was this phone or another without a front camera...and l…



Huawei Valiant
Avg. Rating:
4.13

very good phone for the money! by jeffnardo
Pros,display,battery life,android jelly bean,decent speed for a 3g phone,call quality....cons,no front facing camera,no flash on rear camera,speaker c…

Fantastic 3g Metro PCS Cell phone... by robwin12000
Metro PCS $40.00 , $50.00 , $60.00 dollar 4g plans work very well on the Huawei Valiant 3g cell phone . I have the $60.00 unlimited plan . For a month…

WORTH EVERY PENNY!! by thespiritofyah
I got this phone but understand that my previous phone was the Coolpad Quattro 4G. This phone is WA-A-A-AYYY betta than that phone and the T-Mobile ne…



LG Optimus F6
Avg. Rating:
4.84

Pretty Nice Phone by freeweel
I just got this phone a day ago, and I have to say I like it alot. I am upgrading from a small Optimus V from Virgin, so the bar was set pretty low. …

great phone by gg
Excellence is here!!!…

Very nice phone by ralph0722
I replaced my LG Spirit with the new F6 and it was worth it. I like LG's interface and high quality phones. Screen is vivid and resolution is excellen…



Samsung Galaxy Mega (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
3.5

Great Phone by whocares
Ok so let me start off by saying that I am a phone junkie. I have had them all. I originally had the S4 Active then purchased the New Nexus 7 HD. …

Very Nice Phone by Fonzie35
This phone is very good considering the other phones Metro Pcs has. I didn't want to get another mainstream s3 or s4 so I got this and its perfect gam…

Needs to be more features by ladder456
If it had double the qualities of the galaxy note 3 or somewhere on that level then I think it would be a mega phone but beyond the size and large bat…



Alcatel one touch 768
Avg. Rating:
3

Alcatel = OK, if you are not looking for complex. by mbokowski
Pros= Simplicity. This is a VERY simple phone by today's standards. Clinging to the clam-shell style, Alcatel created a phone similar to the Motorol…

A nice phone but... by Tmobileuser
I am in general pretty happy with the phone. While this not a 'smart phone', it offers a few features that makes it a tag above 'dumb phones'. The dis…

Powerful Minute Flip Phone by erikclarke
This phone is a sleeper. It works all day long with no battery issues at all. It contains a few Java applets for Weather, News and POP e-mail. It has …


Good phone for my needs by MrLaserman
I'll start by saying I'm older and my needs for a smartphone are not great. Mostly I wanted one for the times when our power goes out leaving me witho…

User Friendly, Not enough memory. by MizzDe
I bought this phone as a replacement phone and while it a very simple phone to use, it does not have enough memory and it wont let you transfer apps t…

i hate this phone!! by frozen_elsa
Here are a couple things I don't like a bout this phone 1. the battery life doesn't even last long 2.everyday when I went to my gallery it always said…



Nokia Lumia 521 / 520
Avg. Rating:
4.1

I Love You Nokia and T-Mobile by Drunk
Got this phone on T-mobile for a few bucks to try it out. I'll start by saying I'm a big fan of T-mobile. I love the lady in pink and I love the SIM c…

411 on 521 by dazzler1972
As a user of many windows phone 7 phones, seeing this great deal from HSN I tried it out for now 2 weeks. First off, for the price you will not find a…

Above Average by robertebrush
Pro's: many Con's: battery lasts 5 hour MAX, sound quality on calls could be better. Screen is average, size and thickness is great. Surfing web is g…



Samsung Galaxy S 4 (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
4.58

Pretty Sweet by amdmanken
I recently switched from the Note 2 and I am pleasently surprised. I had concern reducing the screen size along with a smaller battery. I have found t…

Beast of all Beast phones! by ested23
Fabulous phone. The phone is sleek, easy to use, BEAUTIFUL SCREEN! Clear and crisp. Camera....super clear (13mp). sound quality, call quality....gre…

My Review and Thoughts by MobileTechVamps
I got the S4 with my recent upgrade. I was looking at either the S3 or S4. Pros; The screen is brillant and beautiful. i can read every letter an…



ZTE Aspect
Avg. Rating:
3.93

Great basic 3G Messaging Phone by CaptainPlanet
I picked up this phone last week to replace my AT&T Pantech GoPhone. I wanted a QWERTY dumbphone I could use to make calls and send texts. This phon…

ZTE Aspect by Mark_S
Other than the WCDMA 1700 / 1900 for T-Mobile, like the info states, it is a close cousin to the Z431 that AT&T carries. Very slight design differenc…

personal experience by blacklightning
i was having moderate expectations before i bought the phone.but few days after i bought the phone i have to say im really impressed with it.. the key…



ZTE Avid 4G
Avg. Rating:
2.88

ZTE Avid 4G by entezami1
pros: makes calls cons: slow, acts more like a single core. self restarts you have to hold down the power button for like 2mins to start up the p…

to use certain letters or number by desertrose7777
also I don't get notification notification of incoming messages text from Facebook or Twitte even though all my notifications are on, as you can see …

Durable Phone by alexander.stuart
Oh i have had the Avid and i can say its one of the most durable phones of ZTE. The first 4g phone and brilliant specs that were put in this phone. I …


Great Phone .... so far by Cellular_Whiz
This is a very nice device for the price. I got it brand new off of craigslist, and recently brought a 32gb sd card to go with it. Smooth UI, swype an…

Bang for the buck Pleasantly surprised by landmarkcm
Well Lg finally comes through with a good phone. Decent battery life, Hardly no lag, Great camera, better then some with higher mp's!! Just proves th…

Optimus L9?? This is a Optimus? Move over bacon by cellfixx
Two days with this phone and I really like it. Smooth operation. Pros: Light, thin, large screen, easy access to the buttons. Shows 4g service wit…



Coolpad Quattro 4G
Avg. Rating:
2.09

Frustraed it by jaymaurivas
The phone is a ok phone for a person that dont used it a lot, great price but, key pad is so bad is slow everytime you try to type fast the keypad don…

Square does't work by Joparratia
Nice phone, keyboard not the best, and some apps doesnt support example square.…

Good phone but .. by chriswezy
Nice phone , Great Processor speed but Ive had multiple problems with this phone . The soft keys are very Defective and Annoying . Youtube on full scr…


hidden specs by Orange Juice.Box
I've had this phone for a while now and I must let you know that I have also rooted it Pros of having it rooted 1.5 Ghz clocked speed after roo…

Amazing phone - Who would have thought? Very Happy!!! by orlavin
The LG Motion 4G for Metro Pcs is amazingly good. Here is my story, I had AT&T, which was the best, but the bills were too high. Then I went to Spri…

Great little phone! by lrwilliamsjr
I've had my LG 'Motion' 4G for several days now and, so far, I've been VERY happy. The phone is compact, lightweight, and fits easily in both hand and…



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…


World Class Phone = iPhone Killer by HI TECH
-This phone is amazing. The speed of the snap dragon processor is smooth and fast. -Screen size is awesome. Very clear and crisp. -Motion Sense i…

This phone is. by Tychal
This is a good phone and it is worth the investment. the phone is thin light it may have a large screen but that is okay, it can actually run the pro…

Best smartphone ever made by landotheripper
This is by far the best phone I've ever had and I've had many. I've been following all the rumors, leaks and hype surrounding this device for about a …


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…

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…

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…



LG Connect 4G
Avg. Rating:
4.25

whoooo by malikaladin
i mutha luven love this phone. everyhting is sweet. im happy i can surf the web and talk on the phone at the same time. i hated leaving att because …

Brighter Than a Thousand Suns by GravityFails
There's a proverb written in Sumerian cuneiform which says, "[níg]-ge-na-da a-ba in-da-di nam-ti ì-ù-tu." Loosely translated, this means "anyone wh…

Excellent Phone by acdc1a
If you want the 4G experience without the high monthly price tag, this is the phone and the service for you. Let's start with the 4G LTE network itse…



ZTE Score M / Score
Avg. Rating:
2.38

The Score gets a negative Score. by tgc1980
I don't want to give a fancy introduction. Here's the truth of the matter: Pros: Nice camera. Slim phone. Cons: Bad signal (I used it on cric…

bad by lgrevest
bad phone! my sister saw this phone bought it and it was bad. slow, slow networks, not supported by flash..... do not get this phone…

You get what you pay for by GlamDoll
$25 for this 3G Android phone for Metro PCS. You can't expect much. If you're wistful for the days of desktop PC's with 256 mb's RAM & Pentium III p…



Huawei U2800 / Pal
Avg. Rating:
3.84

Spectacular for the money by riotact
I switched from my iphone4 to this phone. I was tired of how dependent on my iphone I was becoming. Anyways, about this phone. I paid $20 at target, a…

Great phone with one drawback by bookwormjake
This phone works great for texting and calling with a standard keypad, since you can use T9 to avoid being too slow (Its worth learning if you aren't …

La solucion eso creo by RAFASANCHEZA1
is a tool very necesary, thanks...…



HTC Wildfire S (CDMA)
Avg. Rating:
2.4

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 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…

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…


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