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Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Avg. Rating:
4.42

The 6se+ by jexner325
Pros: -Jet Black feels amazing -Screen is gorgeous and great color -Battery life is great -Excellent ecosystem -Attention to detail in hardware and s…

iPhone 7 Plus 256 GB Matte Black - Verizon by marcsensei
The points in this review are based on my experience comparing the the iPhone 7 Plus with the iPhone 5s, 6, 6s Plus all running IOS 10.0.2. iPhone 7 …

It's an iPhone by lilfay
Got the iPhone 7 Plus 256 GB in Matte Black on AT&T. I've had it about 3 months and I can say, Im mostly happy with this phone. Although I hate the f…



ZTE ZMAX Pro
Avg. Rating:
4.34

A Pleasant Surprise by AznToeknee
Pros: Amazing Camera Fast Processor Quality Screen Large 6 inch display Customizable Large Memory Space Amazing Price $99 Great battery life …

Great phone for a great price by Deede7300
This phone is stylish and up to date with the latest technology. I was sold with the camera. I smile and the phone takes the pic. I'm in heaven!!…

Surprisingly Great by trontips
Past ZTE models have been bland and only offered a great price. The ZTE Zmax Pro has undeniably shattered my past ideas of this brand. It is the best …



Samsung Galaxy On5
Avg. Rating:
3.17

The Worst Phone I've Ever Used by The_Vanderhuge
I got this phone as a loaner from T-Mobile, while my S7 was out for service and it is terrible. The screen is dull, battery life is awful, and the pro…

Metro PCS Variant pretty good. by kc2fya
I have the On5 for three months now and I have to say that it is a very good budget phone. The audio in the earpiece and the speakerphone is superb. I…

Excellent phone by zzzmann
First off the phone is 5.6" not 6". The battery life is the best of any phone I have ever had, I got over 7 hours of screen on time surfing,gaming and…



Apple iPhone SE
Avg. Rating:
2.5

Major signal issues w/TMobile by dougm
I bought the SE because I like the size and form factor of the iPhone 5 and 5S, I didn't need a larger screen like the iPhone 6. This phone has every…

iphone SE by hoggy
what a joke i bought one can't hear on it took it to apple they check it said it was ok.ill be staying with my 6s i got it because the 6s is to big …

600 wasted by canddmeyer
Calling with my SE frequently results in the called party unable to hear me. I switched carriers from ATT to Verizon and it didn't improve. Call stren…



Samsung Galaxy S7
Avg. Rating:
4.34

First Impressions of Samsung Galaxy S7 by mushijima
I upgraded from my S4 to the S7 this week. Here's the details: Build & Quality -First off this is very well crafted cell phone - there's plent…

Best phone I've ever had by ymborrego43
Before this phone I had the Galaxy J5, and compared to that phone this S7 is simply wonderful!! Powerful!! I love this phone. No, it doesn't get hot, …

Fantastic Phone by jimbrule28
I love my Galaxy s7, I've had it for about 7 months and it is a huge step up from the s5 I had before. Pro's: The processor is more than enough to ha…



Alcatel Fierce XL
Avg. Rating:
4.67

Alcatel One Touch Fierce XL by Dreamcaster
Pros: The Big 5.5 inche screen gives it a bold viewing pleasure. It also has Daydream feature so you can add beautiful clocks and visual apps when doc…

Just over a week now by chadbordes
I was comparing several metro phones and this one seemed to have better specs than what samsung was offering. It had a sweet price point and I have to…

need help by kenya1
I have this phone how do i set up my incoming calls ?im having a hard time.…



Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Avg. Rating:
3.87

Best iPhone yet!! by GoldenBlaze
I was a very loyal android user until I got this device. I have to be completely honest it blew me AWAY!!! The phone has zero lag, the calls are clear…

The Flagship of Cell Phones by djtek
I was one of the last hold outs for the larger phone size. Now I couldn't imagine being without it. It feels great in my hand although it's a bit diff…

not a bad phone by redboy
I have used most of the decent phones over the past five years, both IOS and Android. I must say this is the best iPhone I have had. The last Apple …



Apple iPhone 6s
Avg. Rating:
4.32

iPhone 6s on AT&T by suess
Pro's: Processor is extremely quick Easy to use Thin & light-weight aluminum body Good call quality with decent volume Good cellular signal recep…

Love the iPhone 6s by troy2424
I have Verizon and the iPhone 6s is a great device to have…

iPhone 6s 64 gb by patwackp
I was looking to upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S6 because it was way too big and the Battery Sucked. Went to my previous provider (Cricket) to see what th…


Pretty good smartphone for the price by calliekuczek
I purchased this phone last month when I was looking for a smaller smartphone that would be easier for me to carry around when travelling. After havi…

Great phone for the price by chad-devote30
**** I work in the industry, full disclosure. This is a great phone. I run the Galaxy Note 4 and wanted another phone that I could use for texting…

Bad phone by pattyn6763
Really bad phone…


Critical Flaws by Lime Green Medic
Pros: Ruggedized, Water Resistant, Battery life AWESOME. Cons: Erratic software, no way to root to get rid of Metro PCS bloatware, cannot utilize e…

Would not recommend! by keke
This phone is honestly a piece of no good. In a less than a month I have gone through 3 of the same model. I would not recommend it to anyone. It shut…

Garbage device, DO NOT waste your money. by Eye2Ear
I have had the two previous versions of Kyocera Hydro phones, never had an issue until the Wave. In literally less then a day I had problems with thi…



LG G Stylo (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
4.5

Awesome phone by Stlcards822
I bought this phone and I love it. Only con is rear camera not the best.…

Loving it! by Fonzie35
I got this phone because my Samsung galaxy s5 broke down and couldn't afford the s6 so I got the stylo and wow am I impressed this phone is amazing. I…

Worth Buying by Nospace55
I initially recieved this phone as a replacement for my Samsung Galaxy 3, but I now prefer this. This phone has amazing battery life, standard feature…



LG Leon (LTE) / Risio
Avg. Rating:
3.28

LG Leon by Danny1980
I have a good overview of the LG it has been a good phone it will stand up to the work of construction I have dropped it and it still has not giving m…

Lets not get this phone....Do we understand each-other? by scarygary6606
Overall 3 above avg. Reception 5 best Battery Life 3.5 above avg. Hardware Usability 5 best Hardware Quality 4 good Display …

LG Risio / Cricket by mdylan92
So I got my phone about a month ago. It's decent for sure. Compared to the l70 I had previously, it is faster, brighter, and much more smoother as wel…


Excellent so far by Cothrom
Have had this phone 3 months with me everywhere. It's my first GMS phone since back 14 years ago. Have been on Verizon which worked great, but I am sh…

Samsung hit the budget mark by Thumper22577
Samsung Galaxy grand prime. What can one say? As a benchmark test I have used the device on at&t ,cricket, t-mobile, and Metro pcs. So , your wonderi…

Cricket Wireless SUCKS!!!!! by liagage1
The insurance is terrible. They insurance is $7 a month and says it covers physical damage, but my phone got damaged and I had to pay a $75 nonrefunda…



Microsoft Lumia 640
Avg. Rating:
4.5

Lumia's Own the Affordable Phone Segment by Mr.Thankyouverymuch
I bought this phone because I was ready for a bigger to get on 4G LTE in my area (couldn't with the 521). Win 8.1 is a slick and easy to use UI, a…

Exceptional phone at an exceptional price. by iamthephonemaster
I want to start by saying this is NOT a budget phone. It may be in the budget price range, but don't let that deceive you. This phone has a crisp colo…

A prepaid phone that doesn't seem like one by Matt_M
I bought the Microsoft Lumia 640 (on AT&T) as a prepaid device for use on my postpaid plan because my then-current phone was dying and the Lumia 640 w…



Samsung Galaxy S6 (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
4.1

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…

S6 wow by bsd48
So my brother purchased this phone, and let me start by saying wow it has a beautiful screen,multimedia, and apps etc etc...but one thing the battery …

Better than Note 4 by L7jr
Recently took advantage of a free upgrade/lease to the S6 from a Note 4. Battery isn't as good but that is to be expected since the battery is smaller…



ZTE ZMax
Avg. Rating:
4.04

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

Great Phone! The best for a budget phone! by orlavin
My wife broke her iPhone so I gave her mine. Quite frankly, I was anxious to go back on Android. I tried to look for a budget phone, since my budget w…

Great and Inexpensive by tyty78
I like this phone! My previous phone was the galaxy note 2. I enjoyed the pen experience on the note, so I thought that I would only buy phones that h…



Alcatel Fierce 2
Avg. Rating:
2.5

DO NOT BUY by missmichigan
Unless you just need a phone to carry you for a couple of months. This is not a good long term (1 year) phone. My husband and I brought the same phone…

Extremely Satisfied by MiamiBeach
The previous review must have been a lemon review. I am on month 4 of my $19 Alcatel One Touch Fierce Two purchased here in Miami via T-Mobile & serv…

Worst Device ever made by MetroPcsManager
The worst device ever made. 90% of the fierce 2's we sell come back with some type of problem. Pro's = NONE Con= this device will have some typ…



Kyocera Hydro Life
Avg. Rating:
3.63

Not bad if you're clumsy by Lemayautocare
I've dropped this thing five feet into two inches of water and a hard bottom and picked it up and picked up where I left off like nothing happened. It…

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, …



Samsung Galaxy Avant
Avg. Rating:
4

Good buy for the features, some compromises by mldanger
Previously had a Galaxy S4 that I liked, but when switching to T-Mobile, wanted something nearly as functional but without the $600+ flagship price. T…

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 …

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…



ZTE Concord II
Avg. Rating:
3.63

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…

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…

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:
4.29

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 …

nice but... by josh724
The L-70 is a great phone don't get me wrong but come on only 1.2GB of internal storage "wth" all i downloaded was weather app, facebook, messenger, E…



Samsung Galaxy S5 (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
4.66

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…

I love this phone by besangel81
I haven't had much android experience outside of Samsung. I have had the Galaxy 2, 4 and now the 5. This phone is amazing. The ability to use the s…



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…

nokia Lumia 630 ( cricket ) by nica561
Ok have cricket wireless in west palm beach fl . Great service great signal.I left google LG f-6 to Windows mobile8.1 Crotona.awesome. best move .pros…



Kyocera Hydro XTRM (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
2.5

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…

Hydro Xtreme by Jillian
I've had this phone for about a yr n a half. N I have to say it may not be the most expensive phone but it is very durable. I'm really hard on my phon…

Do NOT like this phone, at all. by trish97
I download different games, and most of them glitch out completely. I don't have any other way to describe it. I downloaded Snapchat and I would take…



Samsung Galaxy Light
Avg. Rating:
3.72

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.…

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…

love this phone by rosstheboss247
its a good phone and it has good lte with tmobile... pros are that it has a good screen... same android 4.2.2 as the Galaxy s3 just smaller... a fast…



Alcatel 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…

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…



Apple iPhone 5s
Avg. Rating:
4.07

iPhone 5S is the truth!! by iPhone4user
Everything about the 5S is sweet, I traded my 5 in for it and I can honestly say that I have no regrets. The best part about the 5S is the fingerprint…

Was expecting more... by rompn4x
After using my 4s for the whole 2 years (first time i've ever kept a phone for the full contract) the battery was finally starting to fade and I decid…

Still A Great Phone by c0rtega
Have had my 5s for quite some time now and it's still a great phone. It's fast, display is great, camera is wonderful, touch ID is accurate. Still co…



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. …

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…

great phone by gg
Excellence is here!!!…



Samsung Galaxy Mega (GSM)
Avg. Rating:
3.75

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. …

Awesome Phone! by UnbrokenApache
I purchased this phone when it originally first came out. The shear size of it was unlike any phone on the market. Pros. -Very Good call quality -Spe…

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…


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