23 April 2013 by Permi Krishna
The best AT&T phones rated by reviewers include the Apple iPhone and several excellent Android and BlackBerry devices. The national GSM cell phone carrier offers a choice of great texting and music phones from brands like HTC, Samsung and LG. Nearly all the AT&T cell phones are tri-band, making them compatible with networks of non-US GSM service providers. Indeed, phone models promoted by AT&T come with quite a unique set of specifications.
AT&T has made available plenty of cell phone offers - from very low priced and free phones to the most coveted devices in the market. You'll find even affordably-priced, refurbished phones from AT&T.
Some of the apps in the AT&T cell phone kitty include
- GPS services like AT&T Navigator
- AT&T Family Map for locating the phone of persons designated as family
- AT&T Music and TV
- Plenty of AT&T games and customizable ringtones, ringback tones and wallpapers
- 'Go Phone' pre-paid options for customers who do not want a wireless contract
AT&T happens to be the exclusive distributor of Apple's iPhones. So if you have set your heart on this device, you will be ready to look at AT&T's plans that suit your requirement. Other high-end devices that figure among the best AT&T cell phonesare the BlackBerry Bold 9800 and the social networking-centered Motorola Backflip that uses the Android OS.
AT&T is the obvious option for frequent travellers who need to remain connected in places outside the US, mainly because AT&T services uses the GSM mobile standard that is popular worldwide. (Note that the operations of both Verizon Wireless and Sprint are based on the technically superior by not quite popular CDMA system). The other attractive feature about AT&T is the roaming agreements with over 220 countries that allow reasonable international call rates.