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LG Optimus L70
Avg. Rating:
4.38

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:
4.69

Big screen but... by O2
This is a great phone. Big screeen and perfect for movies o see photos but have many inconvenients. The camera is great outside but interior photos ar…

Nice phone by horseladyy
This is a very nice phone, especially if you are a person that likes a lot of tweats and settings. I only have ONE complaint, but this is a VERY IMPO…

Amazing Buy by Fonzie35
Just Upgraded from my Galaxy Mega amd this phone is phenomenal its wow it has a gorgeous vibrant screen and a very good battery life i go through a wh…



Nokia Lumia 635 / 630
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:
2.2

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…

Not a good phone by CD_Jones
At full volume on a call- is scratchy, turn down a couple and ok. I put 32G SD card and set to save to SD card. download app still loads on phone with…

Perfect Backup Phone/ Teen Phone by Hernz24
Bought this phone as a temporary/backup after selling my LG G2. (Waiting for the G3) And its not that bad. It does have a problems due to low internal…



Alcatel one touch Fierce
Avg. Rating:
2.1

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…

:O by Doge
Decent Phone…

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…



Huawei Valiant
Avg. Rating:
4.13

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…

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…

Parental Controls by phoneguy360
I don't see parental controls anywhere does the Valiant have Parental Controls?…



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 …


saving apps to your sd card by suckafishmetro
I have this phone and i know for a fact you can save your apps to your sd card. I worried because i have the flappy bird app and as you know it cant b…

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…



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…

Good Signal/Great Call Quality by KeepNTouch
OK I use to be a Windows phone user before Android. I handed my elderly mother and 14 year old, older androids that I had in storage and the Androids…



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

awsome device! by realsis
This device is packed full of amazing things! The display is clean crisp and beautiful! The sound can be adapted to your personal hearing and the expe…

Samsung Galaxy S 4 for T-Mobile by patwackp
What can I say? Samsung has out done themselves yet again. First with the Galaxy S, then Galaxy S2, S3 and now the S4. Each time improving on the prev…

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…



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…

dead in 30 days by darjordan
I purchased phone and all was fine then 32 days into service it dead. Took it back to metro and was told it was warranty issue and I would have to pay…



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 Quality...Limited Memory by ricAndroid
I made the jump from a Sidekick 4G to this and do not regret it at all! Sure, the lack of substantial user memory for apps is bad but once rooted and …

Great Phone on a Budget by ibnturab
The LG Optimus L9 is a decent android phone that covers all the basics without the expense. The size is perfect, not too small or too large and easily…

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…



Coolpad Quattro 4G
Avg. Rating:
2.09

Unremarkable by thebrownrobert
This is the first smartphone I've owned. I wasn't expecting much for the price, but since I only planned on using it for texting, phone calls, and pla…

CoolPad- A Big Disaappointment by mzdee53
The only Pro I have is that this phone was affordable and eligible for a 50 buck rebate . Cons: Everything else! , The external memory size le…

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…


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

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…

battery life is poor, good phone though by ug123
metropcs $60 4g lte plan all inclusive of fees and charges and taxes in woodbridge, nj. ownership is 1day. good: screen is bright, phone calls were…

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 …



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

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…



LG Esteem
Avg. Rating:
4.2

LG ESTEEM or LG BRYCE by Nexgen08
Simply great phone, from metropcs it's first high end phone hope too see more high end cel like this one, speed is great 4G dual camera and processor.…

Fast,Bright Screen,Good Speakers by Eggy418
MetroPCS hit the ball out of the ballpark with this one.…

iluvthisphone by lgrevest
i simply love this phoe! it is ultra fast with 4g lte which is blazyn fast! snapdragon processor makes it a fast phone and it will rarely freeze. it m…



Samsung Admire / Vitality
Avg. Rating:
3.18

Miss my flip phone by JimInPhila
Love Cricket. Long time Samsung user. This phone is horrible. No battery life and that's with all the extras shut off, including music option and web…

No Good. by orlavin
Pros: Calls are clear Speaker is good Cons: Battery Life Touchscreen is bad Lags Freezes Slow Processor Camera Keep looking, this phone …

My first touchscreen phone by GlamDoll
This is My 1st touch phone. I have resisted using any phone that didn't have a QWERTY keyboard til now, but was convinced to give the Samsung Admire…


R380/ Freeform3 by Mark_S
The Freeform trilogy has produced 3 decent QWERTY messaging phones. The first one R350,51, and 55 were well put together with a mediocre screen. The…

A winner and a keeper by patwackp
Just bought this today and I must say that it was a wise choice. I love the fact that syncs with not only my email, but with Facebook,Twitter, Myspac…

Samsung is coasting downhill by TheDudeAbides
The Comment is only capable of 1x service, so you can't pull up youtube, and minimal Internet usage is difficult. The keyboard got stiffer and stiffe…



Huawei M835
Avg. Rating:
1.4

worst phone ever made by lost_cauze
if you want a phone that works properly, do not bother with this phone. the software is very buggy, the processor is incredibly slow, the screen is in…

Allow me to make the decision for you. Don't Buy! by relapzed
This phone represents a company trying to rip you off. This phone is sold for it's 2.2 Android software, GREAT... no really.. THATS SO COOL. The only…

so far, ok by metrospy
well so far ive sold lots of this in my store and costumers dont seems to come back complaining about it. it takes a lot to start (thats where you kno…


Honest by dmark
I still miss my blackberry but 4G was the draw. Not sure if all 4G LTE is the same but my daughter smokes me with her verizon android. Battery life …

Great phone with some shortcomings by Apexeon
I've owned the Windows Mobile and I have to say the Galaxy Indulge was a major upgrade. I'm generally inside Metro's 4g network, though it's a bit spo…

Great phone with a few catches by SirDeath
The phone has a lot of features and good speed. The LTE means downloads are FAST and fairly close to the speeds I saw on the Droid X. As many have s…



LG Optimus M / Optimus C
Avg. Rating:
3.09

SLOW INTERNET by LANENA516
I LOVE THE PHONE, IT MY FIRST SMART PHONE AND I LOVE IT. IT HAS GREAT APPS AND EASY TO USE, BUT THE INTERNET IT VERY VERY VERY SLOW, IT LITERALLY TAKE…

great phone by ticofl
this is a great ph, everything on it works great, for those that are complaning about the (1X) thats not that the ph is running on a slower network A…

Frustrated by dcs1130
I really thought I was getting a great phone. Never had an android before. Was really looking forward to using the video, Youtube, apps and everythi…


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