The best Samsung phones

Looking for a Samsung phone to suit your mobile needs? We’ve rounded up our favorite Samsung phones from the past two years and sorted them by carrier to help you make the right decision when looking for your next phone. We’ll be updating this as we get our hands on more Samsung phones so check back for information on the lastest models.

AT&T

Samsung Captivate

Samsung’s iPhone-challenging Galaxy S Captivate offers a larger screen and blissful freedom from antenna issues, but has its own headaches, too.

Price: $99.99
Carrier: AT&T
Digital Trends Rating: 7.5 of 10

Read our full Samsung Captivate Review.

Samsung Impression

If you don’t need all the flexibility provided by Apple’s well-groomed app store, the Impression is smaller, has a much prettier screen and a killer keyboard

Price: Free
Carrier: AT&T
Digital Trends Rating: 7.5 of 10

Read our full Samsung Impression Review.

Samsung Solstice

The Solstice is tough to recommend since most will be better off with one of Verizon’s recently discounted rivals.

Price: Free
Carrier: AT&T
Digital Trends Rating: 5 of 10

Read our full Samsung Solstice Review.

Verizon

Samsung Alias 2Samsung Alias 2 (SCH-U750)

The Alias 2’s E Ink keyboard is the cleverest input solution we’ve seen in quite some time. It solves nearly every problem and complaint anyone’s ever had with every other kind of keyboard.

Price: Free
Carrier: Verizon
Digital Trends Rating: 7 of 10

Read our full Samsung Alias 2 (SCH-U750) Review

Samsung Omnia (SCH-i910)

The Samsung Omnia would have been considered a fine, and perhaps even innovative phone circa 2006…

Price: $79.99
Carrier: Verizon
Digital Trends Rating: 6.5 of 10

Read our full Samsung Omnia (SCH-i910) Review.

Sprint

Samsung Epic 4G

With 4G connectivity and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Sprint’s Epic 4G outshines every other Samsung Galaxy S variant on the market.

Price: 299.99
Carrier: Sprint
Digital Trends Rating: 8.5 of 10

Read our full Samsung Epic 4G Review.

 

Samsung Moment

The Moments slide-out QWERTY keyboard makes it the superior choice for texters over the solid HTC Hero.

Price: 229.99
Carrier: Sprint
Digital Trends Rating: 8 of 10

Read our full Samsung Moment Review.

Samsung Reclaim

The Reclaim is a big step up for eco-friendly smartphones, and offers acceptable call quality and added features to boot.

Price: $99.99
Carrier: Sprint
Digital Trends Rating: 7 of 10

Read our full Samsung Reclaim Review.

Samsung Instinct HD

The Instinct HD’s camcorder is impressive, but its clunky OS holds it back from competing with even cheaper models.

Price: $299.99
Carrier: Sprint
Digital Trends Rating: 6 of 10

Read our full Samsung Instinct HD Review.

Samsung IntrepidSamsung Intrepid SPH-I350

Most of the Samsung Intrepid’s flaws can be laid at the feet of the disappointing Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system.

Price: $199.99
Carrier: Sprint
Digital Trends Rating: 5.5 of 10

Read our full Samsung Intrepid SPH-I350 Review.

T-Mobile

Samsung Vibrant

Samsung’s Vibrant has become the best Android phone on T-Mobile, and even outperforms its AT&T sibling, the Captivate.

Price: $99.99
Carrier: T-Mobile
Digital Trends Rating: 8 of 10

Read our full Samsung Vibrant Review.

 

Samsung Behold II SGH-t939

Trying to avoid a me-too Android phone – a growing problem for Android handset makers – Samsung seems to have made alterations for the sake of differentiation more than for improvement.

Price: $79.99
Carrier: T-Mobile
Digital Trends Rating: 7.5 of 10

Read our full Samsung Behold II SGH-t939 Review.

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