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The full-featured Nokia 6820 is a solid phone and is sure to please text-messaging fans.
The NEC N908 is a beautiful, design-centric cell phone with a luscious touch screen interface. Dialing and texting were a bit difficult because of the lack of a keypad, so it's not a phone for everyone. But those who love compact and uniquely beautiful ha
The Pantech C120 is a decent choice for anyone seeking an easy-to-use phone for making calls. Frequent users should look elsewhere, however.
Though it is a basic camera phone, the LG VX5400's well-designed keypad and great performance makes it a good choice for those who don't need a cell phone with a lot of features.
With its decent midrange feature set and eye-catching design, the LG dLite is a wonderfully girly phone that would appeal to the young, or just the young at heart.
Apple and Microsoft update their MP3 lineups, the U.S. Senate investigates text-message price gouging, and both AT&T and Verizon launch mobile social networks.
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The Samsung SCH-u740's dual-flip design and QWERTY keyboard are great for text-messaging fans, and its impressive features seal its deal as one of Verizon's strongest multimedia handsets.
The Samsung SGH-T109 is fine for occasional callers, but an uncomfortable keypad means that the texting-happy should look elsewhere.
Despite a so-so design and similar performance, the Samsung SGH-T619 is still a decent midrange cell phone, if you can find it at a good price.