Updated on 2 August 2013 by

We looked at the best cellphones released over the last year to bring you this selection of the best Verizon cellphones for kids, and all of which are highly rated by the top cellphone reviewers from around the web. Additionally, this list of the best cellphones for kids running on Verizon's CDMA network is filtered by the ones which support basic voice calling and text messaging features under $100 price range.


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Motorola Moto E (Gen 2)
LG Exalt 2
Kyocera DuraXV Plus
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
Motorola Moto E (Gen 2)
LG Exalt 2
Kyocera DuraXV Plus
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
$150
$100 - $200
$40 - $250
$129 - $200
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Sep 2015
May 2015
Jan 2015
Digital Camera Resolution
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
1.0 GB
1.0 GB
Screen Size(Diagonal)
4.5 inch
4.5 inch
Processor Type
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 - 3G model, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 - LTE model
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Battery Capacity
2390.0 mAh
2000.0 mAh
Operating System
Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop), v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v5.1 (Lollipop) - only XT1527
Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Carrier
Verizon
Verizon
Verizon
Verizon
Average Rating
 3.8 stars
 3.0 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.0 stars
Camera
20% Positive
80% Negative
Display
40% Positive
60% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
Look and Feel
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
Price
100% Positive
Battery
100% Positive