Whether you need to purchase a new cell phone or are simply ready for a better one, you may find the search to be overwhelming. There are many choices in both cell phone models and service plans, so much so that the options can leave you befuddled. Although seemingly endless choices may seem like a negative thing, all of these options are actually positive: you will most definitely find the right phone to suit your needs.
The tools on this page can help you find the cell phone and plan that best suits your desires and needs. With our tools, you can compare cell phone plans by features and prices. You can also browse through cell phones to compare models, manufacturers, prices, and even color.
With the unbelievable amount of cell phone models on the market today, there are many details to consider when picking the right one. With our cell phone comparison tool, you can look at cell phones based on the following factors:
- Manufacturer: A phone manufacturer is the company that designs and produces your cell phone. Some popular examples are Apple, BlackBerry, LG, and Samsung. Although these manufacturers produce all types of phones, some manufacturers have contracts with certain carriers. This means that you can only get specific phones with certain carriers.
- Carrier: We have reviewed a selection of carriers, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless, among others. Some phones are only available with certain carriers because the carriers produce phone models specific to their company. But oftentimes, most carriers provide a variety of manufacturers. Overall, PhoneDog has a wealth of choices when selecting any given model.
- Price: We list phones across all price ranges, ranging from high to low. If you prefer, you can get some extremely cheap phones that are either used or refurbished. In some cases, you can even get a phone for free when you sign up for service with a particular carrier.
- Phone Category: Phone category tells you whether the phone is a smartphone or a basic phone. If you’re looking for less clutter for a smaller dollar sign, basic phones are a lot less expensive with minimal features. Smartphones, on the other hand, are usually much more expensive than basic phones, but will include more features. There are so many apps and functions on smartphones that simplify our lives, so much so that we seem to take these devices for granted. Smartphones also have different choices in operating systems. PhoneDog offers smartphones with iOS (Apple), Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile.
- Connectivity: These are the data networks that your phone accesses to connect to WiFi. These include 4G networks, mobile hotspot capabilities, and WiFi access.
- Memory: This is the amount of data you can store on your phone. Some phones have a certain amount of memory that is built into the phone. This is called the internal memory, and you cannot change the memory amount on these phones. Some phones offer expandable memory, which is a chip for memory. This allows you to add more memory if you need it.
- Camera/video camera type: Most cell phones have camera and even video camera capabilities. You can compare phones based on the different megapixels and types of camera capabilities they have.
- Music capabilities: Some phones (like iPhones and Droids) can also store and play music. Many also have FM radio access, which is a neat feature those those who enjoy radio programming. Use our tool to compare different phones and data plans to see how much music storage you will receive with different phones.
- Form Factor And Color: This is the outward appearance of your phone: color, as well as the form (open, flip, or slider). With our cell phone comparison tool, we offer a variety of different colors and forms to choose from.