Nokia Lumia 635
An intuitive model, the Nokia Lumia 635 has a keyboard that anticipates what word you’re going to write, which helps speed up texting. It also comes with a personal assistant called Cortana that will keep track of your interests and make recommendations.
- Preprogrammed with emoji
- Ability to customize start screen
- No forward-facing camera
TracFone LG L441G
For the technology-challenged, the TracFone LG L441G provides a simple and dependable way to stay in contact with the important people in your life. It’s easy to set up and use, and does not come with any complicated features.
- Holds up to 1000 contacts
- Hands-free speaker for driving
- Does not hold a charge very long
Total Wireless Moto G6
The Total Wireless Moto G6 is slim, but sturdily built, with ample internal memory for storing apps, photos and other media. The audio quality is impressive, even if it doesn’t get as loud as some music and video enthusiasts would like.
- Helpful fast charging feature
- Reliable voice recognition
- Camera could be better
Tracfone LG Rebel 4
Those looking for a very budget-friendly option that is still loaded with all the most common apps will want to consider the Tracfone LG Rebel 4 . It offers a convenient five-inch screen, a well-designed touchpad, a decent camera and a relatively fast processor.
- Accepts up to 32-gb sd card
- Speakers deliver good volume
- No missed call notifications
Social media mavens will get good use out of the sophisticated camera system on the Motorola G6 . Its wide screen is designed for immersive gameplay and movie viewing, and its good sound quality is consistent for both calls and listening to music.
- Several photo filter options
- 3 colors to choose from
- Bluetooth connection is spotty
Verizon Zone 4
It doesn’t include all the latest technological innovations, but the Verizon Zone 4 provides plenty of internal storage and a powerful camera that allows you to incorporate a variety of visual effects into your images. You can also enlarge the icons and font, if needed.
- Wi-fi calling capabilities
- Gif creator software
- Comes with a charger
Samsung Express Prime 3
With a 16-gigabyte hard drive, the Samsung Express Prime 3 can hold plenty of media files. If you’re prone to clumsiness, you’ll appreciate its tough, impact-resistant case, which enables it to withstand drops more effectively than most models.
- Smooth and reliable streaming
- Accepts micro sd cards
- Mobile hotspot function
Motorola Moto E4
The Motorola Moto E4 is a good value from a well-known company, with a fingerprint sensor for easy locking and unlocking of the device. Its textured exterior helps you maintain a secure grip, and its reliable battery keeps it juiced up for a long time.
- Bright and vivid display
- Water-resistant coating
- Comes with a sim card
LG Stylo 3 Plus
If you’re accustomed to a feature-rich smartphone, you won’t miss a beat if you switch to the LG Stylo 3 Plus . Its screen projects vivid images, and the two powerful cameras — 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front — include a fun selfie light.
- Fingerprint sensor for security
- Includes a stylus
- Long-lasting battery