Popular Pay As You Go Cell Phones

Trying to pick out a cell phone seems easy until you get to the store and you see all the choices that lie before you. Trying to choose a pay as you go phone is no different. You have to consider how much you are willing to pay, what features you want it to have, and how practical they will be for you or your kids.

Below is a list of a few of the more popular models and the companies that make them. We have made a list of their features and how much they cost. This will help to narrow down the search and to find you a cell phone that anyone would like.

Tracfone LG 410

Most pay as you go phones are the solid cell phones that are bulky and rather tacky looking. The LG 410 from Tracfone is a flip phone – which is better for kids because they will not accidentally dial anyone when they sit down. It allows text messaging and multimedia messaging. It is built with GSM wireless technology and comes with a one year limited manufactured warranty.

For only $15 you can get your teenager a great phone for them to start with. It has caller ID, voice main, and call waiting. For those parents who want them to start off with something simple this is the one to choose. It does not have any internet or e-mail capability and cannot take pictures.

Verizon LG VX5500

The LG VX5500 from Verizon is user friendly and has a fun look to it that teenagers and young adults would love. It is built with a camera phone that has 640×480 resolution, color effects, and white balance settings. It can send text and multimedia messages, has voice messaging, and voice activated call dialing.

Unlike most pay as you go phones this model allows you to connect a Bluetooth device to it. For $30 you can get all of these features and so much more. It has the capability to connect to the internet, send e-mails, and download games and ringtones.

Virgin Mobile Samsung Mantra

The Samsung Mantra from Virgin Mobile is a small flip phone that is designed with dual color screen and a blue tooth technology. For $40 your teenagers will be able to talk and text their friends and take pictures using the VGA 4X zoom camera. The phone is also designed to access the Internet and allow them to download ringtones and games.