|Product||Samsung Montage (Virgin Mobile)||Kyocera Brio (gray, Sprint)||Samsung Entro (Virgin Moblie)||Samsung M575 (black, Virgin Mobile)||Kyocera Event (Virgin Mobile)|
|Price||$46.43 to $49.99||$0.00 to $159.98||$14.99||$98.76||$59.99 to $79.99|
|CNET editors' rating||3 stars||3 stars||3 stars||3 stars||3 stars|
|Average user rating||0 stars||4 stars||0 stars||4 stars||0 stars|
|Release date||August 20, 2012||September 8, 2011||August 3, 2012||Info unavailable||February 20, 2013|
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Virgin Mobile's budget-friendly Samsung Montage is a functional messaging phone without a contract, though its poor battery life and entry-level features hardly stand out in the crowd.
The Kyocera Brio is worth the price you pay for it, but unless you're in the market for a free feature phone with a small screen, QWERTY keyboard, and good call quality, keep on moving.
You can't beat the Samsung Entro's no-contract price and simplicity when shopping for a dead-simple phone that only fields calls and texts.
With basic features and a repeat of a thick design, the Samsung M575 feels clunky and outdated.
Though you won't get blazing data or processing speeds on the Kyocera Event, as an affordable smartphone it's an excellent choice.
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