Examples of good no-contract cell phones include the Motorola Moto G, ZTE Grand X Max+, HTC Desire 510 and LG Tribute. Advantages of no-contract cell phones include flexibility, no credit checks and more variety.
Motorola Moto G is a good choice for people looking for modern smartphone capabilities on a budget. It features a near-stock Android version operating system, measures 5 inches and comes with an 8-megapixel camera. The downside is that it does not have 4G LTE capabilities, which may be a problem for people who prioritize data.
The ZTE Grand X Max+ comes with a 6-inch display and is considered a premium phone that is comparable to the Samsung Galaxy Note series. This is a good option for people looking for a reliable big-screen smartphone on a budget. Some users may find the phone cumbersome because of its big size.
The HTC Desire 510 is one of the cheaper HTC smart phones. It features 4G LTE, 4.7-inch display and Android 4.4 operating system. The downside is that the design is not as aesthetically pleasing as most other options in the smartphone market. Some users may also find the camera quality unsatisfactory.
The LG Tribute is a reliable and well-designed phone featuring a slim, stylish and compact look. It features a quad-core processor and 5-megapixel camera. The down side is that the small screen makes browsing the Internet look and feel cramped.