|Product||Samsung Freeform III SCH-R380 (MetroPCS)||Samsung Freeform II SCH-r360 (MetroPCS)||LG Optimus F6||Nokia Lumia 521 (T-Mobile)|
|Price||$49.95||MSRP: $99.00||$240.00||Pricing is currently unavailable.|
|CNET editors' rating||3 stars||3.5 stars||3.5 stars||3 stars|
|Average user rating||3.5 stars||2 stars||2 stars||5 stars|
|Release date||July 7, 2011||October 13, 2010||September 5, 2013||April 27, 2013|
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Thanks to great call quality and its sturdy keyboard, the Samsung Freeform III is a solid messaging phone at a reasonable price, despite a couple of drawbacks.
An improved keyboard plus texting, e-mail, and instant messaging features make the Samsung Freeform II a worthy update to the original messaging phone.
Competitively priced and stocked with respectable hardware specs, the LG Optimus F6 is a worthy buy for prepaid customers who are big on value.
Nokia's Lumia 521 is one of the best bargain smartphones on any platform, but skip it if LTE is of paramount concern.
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