Best T-Mobile Phones

T-Mobile scores points for its service plan options, billing and cost of service. The best T-Mobile phones include several Google Android smartphones and groundbreaking handsets like an 8-megapixel cameraphone and a top-notch music phone.
HTC One

HTC One

Reviewed July 2013

Power-packed, aesthetically pleasing HTC One wows experts

Pros: Sleek, striking design, top-of-the-line hardware, good low-light camera performance

Cons: Normal lighting camera performance only average, blinkFeed home screen unremovable

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Est. $200 and up with contract
 
Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4

Reviewed June 2013

All-encompassing Galaxy S4 impressive and overwhelming

Pros: Large, vibrant display with wide viewing angles, wide variety of camera settings and filters, good reception and 4G connectivity, includes apps for virtually every need

Cons: Plastic chassis feels cheap, long list of settings and features can overwhelm

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*Est. $200 and up with contract
 
Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

Reviewed November 2012

With the latest tech and a gorgeous display, the GS3 climbs to the top of the Android heap

Pros: Slim profile, large, vibrant screen, excellent call quality, long battery life, impressive camera, latest Android features

Cons: Plastic design instead of metal, s Voice (voice commands) performs poorly

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*Est. $200 and up with contract
 
HTC One S

HTC One S

Reviewed November 2012

The stylish, powerful and feature-packed HTC One S fights for flagship status

Pros: Slim, sleek design, excellent camera, good call quality, speedy processor

Cons: No expandable memory, no removable battery, beats Audio feature unimpressive

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Free with contract
 
BlackBerry Curve 9360

BlackBerry Curve 9360

Reviewed June 2012

Dependable BlackBerry with Wi-Fi calling capability

Pros: Responsive QWERTY keyboard, wi-Fi calling

Cons: Mixed call quality, mixed data speeds, lack of third-party apps

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Free with new contract
 
T-Mobile G2x

T-Mobile G2x

Reviewed February 2012

Speedy T-Mobile G2x catches the flagship title

Pros: Speedy dual-core processor, android operating system, vibrant, responsive screen, excellent multimedia features, high-resolution video recording

Cons: Not the highest-quality screen available, doesn't have fastest version of 4G

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*Est. $150 with contract
 
Samsung SGH-T259

Samsung SGH-T259

Reviewed November 2011

A simple but excellent voice phone for T-Mobile

Pros: Exceptional call quality, memory expandable up to 32 GB, simple to use, inexpensive

Cons: Headphone jack and microUSB share a port, camera is weak in dim light, limited messaging capabilities, external finish is prone to smudging

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Free with new contract
 
BlackBerry Bold 9900 4G

BlackBerry Bold 9900 4G

Reviewed November 2011

Best BlackBerry device yet -- but is that saying much?

Pros: Fast processor, solid design, responsive keyboard, clear, sharp display

Cons: Poor battery life, no auto-focus in camera, no Flash support, 4G data speeds fall short, no haptic feedback on touch screen

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from $249.99 with new contract
 
T-Mobile myTouch 4G

T-Mobile myTouch 4G

Reviewed May 2011

T-Mobile's top Android phone brings the speed

Pros: Speedy web browser, wi-Fi calling, hotspot capabilities

Cons: No HDMI output, problems with video calling

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Discontinued
 
BlackBerry Bold 9780

BlackBerry Bold 9780

Reviewed May 2011

Blackberry Bold 9780 is not a bold update

Pros: Comes with BlackBerry OS 6, excellent battery life, better browser than older BlackBerrys, can make calls over Wi-Fi network

Cons: Design is almost identical to BlackBerry Bold 9700, oS 6 works better on touch-screen display, small screen, can't play high-definition videos

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Discontinued
 
Samsung Galaxy S 4G

Samsung Galaxy S 4G

Reviewed April 2011

Samsung Galaxy S 4G takes speed to the next level

Pros: Speedy, 4G web browsing speeds, front-facing camera for video chat, bright, colorful touch screen

Cons: No camera flash

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*Est. $100 with contract
 
T-Mobile G2

T-Mobile G2

Reviewed March 2011

T-Mobile's G2 is a worthy Android heir

Pros: Roomy QWERTY keyboard, fast, easy-to-navigate menus, clear call quality

Cons: Slider hinge doesn't lock in place, poor speakerphone quality

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Discontinued
 
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