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ZTE ZMAX 2
Avg. Rating:
4.63

Affordable replacement with great performance! by FearDaBeak
When my iPhone 5 started draining rapidly even after resetting it, I looked for an inexpensive replacement. I've known that the ATT Go phones would wo…

Love it by macten52
For the price this phone is hard to beat. I use it on ATT post paid without issue. The LTE reception is great but the battery life is the real star !!…

Zmax 2 lives up to the hype by Twisted-me75
UPDATE.. after a week with this phone I'm still extremely impressed. It's quite honestly the best phone I've had in a long time. Is it prefect? No. H…



ZTE Valet
Avg. Rating:
1.88

Great Basic Phone by asvpxill
I currently have this phone and have loved it since I got it back in late January 2014. Its December 2014 now and the only reason I am moving to anoth…

Phone and Company review Correspondence by zevicor
Gmail Re: ZTE Valet not turning on out of standby 4 messages mobile@zte.com.cn mobile@zte.com.cn Mon, May 12, 2014 at 4:09 PM Dear Valued ZTE Cu…

Not Good by lmiller_89
I had two of these phones, and the screen just went out on them both. The first phone lasted for 3 months, and the second phone lasted 9 days. The fea…


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 …



LG Revere / Revere 2
Avg. Rating:
4.25

Excellent High Quality Phone by john3
Decided to use the phone for awhile before I raved on it and it doesn't disappoint. I wanted a basic phone for clear reception and this is IT!! No dro…

OK by Ron Z.
Decent for a basic flip, but lacks features I enjoyed with my Sprint flip phone. For one, the T9 feature does not default for texting, so every time …

So far, so good... by kimberlyshc
Let me begin by saying, I am a big fan of flip phones that don't try to be computers. My phone doesn't have to be brilliant. It just needs to make cal…


Good Solid Phone by Nadesico81
I got this phone as soon as Radio Shack unpacked it out of a shipment. The sales man knew nothing of the phone beside it was for Boost. As soon as we …

A Steal by cynicaldreams
Have owned this phone for about a week now, and so far it's been a steal at $180. PROS: -Good battery life for a smart phone -Android 2.2 (a …

Little DYNAMITE by FloDiesel
I received this phone on Monday May 2 . To my surprise this is a amazing little phone Pros : call quality downloads speed easy use screen bright…



LG GS170 / 420g
Avg. Rating:
3.94

Simple, Elegant, Delicious by GravityFails
As you might have noticed from the FCC ID numbers on this phone's main page, it's identical to the LG420G for Tracfone. And that -- for both T-Mobile …

Very very nice device by Magnagarde
I loved this phone for the single month I used it. It has fantastic reception, is very quick and responsive, and is just a nice phone. Call qualit…

Bad call reception by craig4him
Only bought the phone to make calls. I lived in two different areas that were supposed to have "moderate" reception. Both places I lived I could onl…



Samsung Stride R330 / R335c
Avg. Rating:
2.67

A Lemon by champagnebottle
Cons: I had this phone two and a half weeks and it started turning itself off. Then it would take five or ten minutes of working with it to turn back …

An okay phone by emulzer
The R330 is an okay phone. I had it for a week. I do not care about cameras or any of that stuff when i get a phone, the most important thing for me…

No missed text alert, good otherwise by narn3049
my friend got this phone like 2 weeks ago it might be a different model because it looks a tiny different . he works a lot, and phone sometimes is lay…



LG UX-220 / 220c
Avg. Rating:
3.64

Great Phone For The Money!!! by auspice3
Me and my husband recently cancelled our contract with Sprint and bought this phone. We absolutely love it. The only thing we found wrong was it's not…

Best phone for work by Immendable
I've been using tracfone for my business for about two years now. Initially I bought the really really cheap ones, thinking that I could easily replac…

Good basic CDMA phone by wolfdude359
For the price, this is a very good phone. I joined StraightTalk because I didn't have a lot of money to buy a phone from MetroPCS, yet I wanted unlimi…


Great Bang For The Buck! by mtloveskg
Great Qwerty, sleekr yet more substantial feel than the Gravity 1. Web browser is nice, 3G feature a serious plus. Texting great as on the Gravity 1. …

Glitchy by Monker45
I'll give this phone a 2 because when it is working properly it is a decent piece of equipment. I had one since November of '09 and suddenly the end o…

Some things best left alone by EloTalks
I am shopping for cell phones and liked the Gravity line best, except for one thing, the QWERTY keypad on the Gravity 2. The Gravity 2 QWERTY keypad …



LG LX-290 / 290c
Avg. Rating:
3.22

buyer's remorse by b0rgm1nd
straight talk version = lg290c bluetooth locked down no contact sync (have spend 3 hours trying to hack/workaround with bluesoleil, broadcom, wi…

290C Difficult and customer service terrible by Ironman1331
This LG 290C cell phone w/ pre-paid Tracfone service does the basics. The "manual" thatcomes with it is terrible so it is difficult to learn how …

best CMDA Tracfone by Moonlight on the Water
Granted, this is my first cellphone. And I'm easily entertained. Regardless, I think this is truly a wonderful phone, and the top-of-the-line CMDA pho…



Samsung SGH-T301g
Avg. Rating:
4.34

Great coverage by bronze101
I have this lil samsung slider and for me the best thing about it is the amazing coverage I get with it on Tracfone! In the area I live people are alw…

T301g: Futuristic, yet inexpensive by iq145
Very good Samsung phone and good quality with a lot of desirable features, including the ever popular Sudoku. Camera with excellent resolution (for a …

Completely satisfied by adibigs
I have had contract phones for many years; finally I got smart and went prepaid. This particular Tracfone has great reception, all the basics that wou…



Samsung SGH-T101g
Avg. Rating:
2.13

Browser Button Money Pit by sandraf9
It's impossible to leave this phone on because they put the soft touch browser button sitting high above every other button on the phone. I was tryi…

Tracfone texter by Whittle
With this cheap phone be sure of one thing - what is the phone going to be used for? If you need it to take, and make important business related phone…

Great by narn3049
This is actually a cooler tracphone that 9 dollars is for. A bunch of friend have and like, but then a cousin has and the phone takes awhile to load a…



Motorola W260g
Avg. Rating:
4

Poor reception! by MountainMike
I had this phone, the TRACFONE neutered version, and the ability to pull in the AT&T signal from 10+ miles away was poorer than the C-139 and V-170 ph…

Good basic phone, but no ringtone selection by cat54mom
After 3 weeks of casual use, this seems like a good basic phone for the price, especially if you get it in the "bonus pack" with a car charger, simple…

The Family phone by lancearmy
Never have had any type of problems with this phone. In fact this phone works so incredibly well that I went out and bought my wife one. With both o…



Motorola W376 / W377
Avg. Rating:
3.68

Motorola battery by twal8
it is a good basic phone, cheep at $10 on sale at target. but, and here is the but, it's battery is terrible. I can almost watch it discharge. I cha…

Very Nice Phone by The Turk
* First off, let me just say that I got this Phone about four weeks ago when Family Dollars Stores had it on sale for $30! For $50 (normal price) this…

W376g instructions by iq145
The only complaint i have about this phone is the User's Manual. It is very very incomplete. They're assuming you'll enjoy figuring out how to operate…



LG 600g
Avg. Rating:
3.28

Love it.. by bronze101
Hey there, I've had this solid little phone for around 3 months and I love it! Great value and love the bluetooth. Probably my biggest pro is being o…

Net10 Review by mudslinger83
this has to be the best phone that net10 has put out, i have good reception everywhere i go have yet to drop a call(central north carolina area) great…

LG 600g by Mark_S
Excellent pre-pay phone. Only problem that I was able to find was the generic "klinky" sounding ringtones and when the ringtone is set on highest volu…



Motorola W175
Avg. Rating:
4.42

Good Phone For the Price by virginmobilefan00
I purchased this phone at Sears on sale for only $10, a couple day ago. I'm not big on Tracfone, but I must say this phone is pretty good for what you…

Best Phone I've ever had by KristaK
If you are getting a tracfone, this is the one to get. Its easy to use and I have had no problems with mine.…

sadly not impressed by narn3049
I had this phone so I wouldn't destroy my KRAZR k1m at the time (I had been rugged on my phones andd had a backup in case, and chose tracfones service…



Kyocera S1000 / K126c
Avg. Rating:
2.88

Worst Phone EVER! by littlemiracle9
I've never had a phone that has caused as much hassels and problems that this phone did. I was just sent my 4th replacement phone and decided that its…

not the best phone by Hawk6169
pros: -ok world clock -ok battery for the first 6 months CONS: -phone battery dies in about 3 hours of being on and 40 minutes of talk …

Generally a basic phone without extras by Mattytaw
This was my first TracFone back in 2009. A friend of mine had given it to me after she got herself a different phone. It worked great while I had it f…


LG Aloha Sucks by ohtmhf
But that's why I bought it. It's simple. It doesn't even have external volume keys. The volume and call clarity is just as good as any other low-en…

good by dy537
I work for a corporate cellular company as well an go through phones quite often. Reception quality is excellent and the organizing applications are e…

Resonable price~ by jackpot9530
I have had this AX145 for about a week. It is what it is - a cell phone. It makes great calls, has good signal strength and is very good clarity. …



Motorola W370
Avg. Rating:
4

my motow370 by VWBOY1992
i bought this phone from tracfone after using virgin mobile and verizon prepaid phone plans and i came to find that tracfone was the best value for wh…

A Best Buy !! by gab5
Having spent the better part of 30 years in the American Corporate sector, retiring as a Program Mgr, cellular phones became a "must have" item for me…

A Nice Phone by GameKing23
The Motorola W370 is a decent phone offered by Tracfone. I have never had a dropped call with this phone, nor any problems. Build quality is great the…



LG CG225
Avg. Rating:
2.63

Unreliable phone by GanetMarV
My wife and I had this phone, LG CG225, for 1 year. It has been a painful year because this phone is unreliable; not only mine but both and both have …

HORRIBLE by HOYT1287
I'm actually a cingular sales rep and this phone is horrible... the phone shuts off by itself and there is no reason for it... the camera is not goo…

Really not that bad by ShadowScorpion
Got this one from the US, had it unlocked, and fiddled with the settings to make WAP work, and it's actually a good phone. PROS: - RF is great …



Nokia 1110 / 1112
Avg. Rating:
4.13

Living in the Past by GravityFails
At one point in 1998, I realized that I could have paid a total stranger $199 to kick me in the nuts, and it would have accurately simulated the exper…

This phone is awesome and basic by narn3049
I got this back in 2006 that it was a good deal. It was from the network telcel. I can play rapid roll and snake xenzia really good after 4 years. Th…

Nokia 1112 old looks, but first class performance by Spiritman
PROS: Sound = From a land line phone reception is clear and a person would not think it is a cell phone when listen to it. Also the volume can be ra…



Motorola C139
Avg. Rating:
3.87

VERY, VERY BASIC phone by MountainMike
This was my first Tracfone (TF) (UGH!) back in Jan. 2008 and it was replaced by a V-170 because it made calls from my Levis pocket and had poor earpho…

Great Little Phone by krems2009
this phone has had some good times and bad. but mainly good...i can literally throw this phone and it will not break. if i ever got pissed off b/c a t…

Great phone by gas28man
If you want "just a phone" I don't see how you can do better. I get signal everywhere, even in places where friends with contract services get no or …



Motorola V176
Avg. Rating:
3.47

Motorola V176 nice-but by lcl
I've just switched carriers because I never seemed to have any service with my previous carrier (Virgin which I loved BTW in terms of support and ease…

V176 Tracfone or Net10 by BigJ
I upgraded from a V170 to the V176 and wow this is a much nicer phone. The main upgrade feature I like is the speakerphone. I had a phone from Alltel …

v176 on NET10: Great combo! by sloshgator
The combination of this phone and NET10 is the best wireless phone experience I've ever had. (Caveat: I am not the biggest of wireless users, though.)…



Motorola C261 / C257
Avg. Rating:
3.66

Very Good for Motorla by smashme101
I bought this phone for Net10 and I got to say that this phone is the best ive bought for Net10 Pros Camera is very nice Clear speaker phone Get…

I love it! by Hello
PROS: *Very stylish *Camera *Easy-to-use *Fast Activation *Thin and small- fits easily in hand or pocket *Loud ring tones *Games CONS: *Bat…

Great Phone by dayspassions91
Pros: - Stylish and compact (My friends say it looks a bit like a mini-PlayStation Portable when turned sideways) - Good call reception outdoors - …



Nokia 2125i / 2126i / 2128i
Avg. Rating:
4.28

I totally suggest this phone! by thecellphonedude1997
yeah i got a nokia 2126i about 3 months ago from tracfone. Now naturully, it gets great coverage. it does however have some disadvantages. …

Great phone for basic users by bobby9201
I have a Nokia 2126i from Tracfone. If you are looking for a phone that has every feature under the planet, this phone isn't for you. If you just want…

Excellent basic phone at rock bottom price from Tracfone by dwbdave
This phone is now being retailed by the infamous big box store at under $20. It lacks a few bells and whistles of the Nokia 2285, which I deactivated…



LG VX-3300 / 3280
Avg. Rating:
3.65

Good Basic non camera phone for it's time by MJSNY
For a basic phone this is nice. Good speaker and call quality, and small and lightweight. Thats all you need for a basic phone. Pros: Nice bas…

1st time no 2nd time yes by lguser00
The first time I bought this phone it broke in 13 days. I called up tracfone and they sent me a new one for free. It turned out the first time the bat…

Its free, and not even worth that by jadedgoldfish
Pros: its free. Cons: its the most expensive free phone i've ever bought. I've had the 3280 for a year and a half. I'm with verizon wireless. …



Motorola V170 / V171 / V173
Avg. Rating:
3.07

Okay for a beginner by purple_girl
I use this phone with Tracfone because it's very cheap. I would only suggest this phone for a "first time" cell phone user, though. It's very simple, …

GREAT 1st PHONE by ce95051
ok..for my first phone, i loved it! -it calls people -it texts thats all i really needed pros: -taught me easily how to text with looking a…

great price, great occasional phone by Jenlb26
I got this phone from walmart as part of the tracfone "starter pack" back in 2004. The main reason I got the phone was because of it being a tracfone…



Motorola C155
Avg. Rating:
3.36

S.O.B by liljon2.0
i hate this fone this fone is horrible. the screen is too small. the fone only comes in an ugly silver it diddn't even last 1 month with me. the servi…

PRETTY COOL by narn3049
It was an AWESOME PHONE for TracFone and it worked like a charm. It was dropped a lot and it always worked through it. I'd suggest getting it any …

it could be better by JeSsxMa
i had this phone for like maybe 5 months and it wasnt to bad the service could have been better the screen is way to small i could barely see wh…



Nokia 2600
Avg. Rating:
3.78

The Best Things in Life Are Free by GravityFails
It's hard to believe some of the things that people will complain about when it comes to reviewing a phone. One of these days the term "critical anal…

Can't be beaten for the price, now that it's available as a refurb by dwbdave
I've used this phone for a few weeks now in the Mid-Ohio Valley on Cingular's network. Reception is good given the limitations of GSM coverage in thi…

Great Basic Phone by wolfspider73
I've had the phone for about a month now. The service uses the Cingular network and I live in Knoxville, Tennessee. I use the device for making and re…


STAY AWAY!!! by ridgevale
I've had this phone for about six months. Stay Away!.. Keys are small...looks like my two year old's toy phone. Flimsy, poor screen contrast. This han…

WASTE OF MONEY! by MOTOROLASUCKS
This is the worst phone I have ever had, and Ive had many, from Nokia to LG, to Kyocera etc. Motorola has always been my least favorite, first of all,…

Will never buy another by MotoSux24
I have this phone and my it's TERRIBLE!! I've had so many problems with it, this is my second c343 phone. The first one I could barely hear on it and …


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