By Oliver Renick, LAPTOP contributor | Nov 21, 2011 11:14 AM EDT
LG Esteem (Metro PCS)
Metro PCS, with their $250 LG Esteem, takes things up a notch with this 4.3-inch display phone that runs Android 2.3 on a 1-GHz processor. Not too shabby. With Metro's $50/month plan, you'll also get 4G web, unlimited talk, text and email.