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Straight Talk is the prepaid, no contract service that you find in Walmart locations. If you’re looking to grab the best Straight Talk phones possible, look no further.

Now, we’re going to be honest, there are a lot of cheap Straight Talk phones out there, but most of them aren’t worth the asking price. That’s why we’ve chosen to focus mostly on their more premium offerings. If you want a cheap phone, you’re probably better off looking at unlocked options.


Best Straight Talk phones:

Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list of the best Straight Talk phones regularly as new devices launch.


1. Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus

samsung galaxy s20 plus Verizon phone

Samsung’s latest Galaxy S series consists of three phones: the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra. However, Straight Talk is only selling the Plus model at the moment.

The handset comes with a 6.7-inch display and triple-camera setup at the back featuring 64MP, 12MP, and 12MP shooters and a ToF camera. It packs a 4,500mAh battery,  12GB of RAM. and the powerful Snaodragon 865 chipset.

You also get an in-display fingerprint scanner, an IP6 rating, and wireless charging. And no, the phone doesn’t have a headphone jack.


Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus specs:

  • Display: 6.7-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 865
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 128/512GB
  • Cameras: 64, 12, and 12MP + ToF
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 4,500mAh
  • Software: Android 10

2. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus - best Verizon phone

The Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus are both aimed at demanding users, although the Plus model offers more. It has a larger display with a higher resolution, more RAM, a bigger battery, and an additional camera at the back (a ToF sensor). It also supports expandable storage.

The rest of the specs and features are mostly the same between the two devices. You get the Snapdragon 855 chipset, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and wireless charging. Both are also IP68 rated and come with the S Pen, which has a few new tricks up its sleeve — check them out here. All these things combined put the Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus among the best Straight Talk phones you can currently get.

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 specs:

  • Display: 6.3-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,500mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus specs:

  • Display: 6.8-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 256/512GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 16MP + ToF
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 4,300mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

3. Samsung Galaxy S10 family

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, S10e phones from Verizon

Samsung upped its game last year by introducing three Galaxy S devices: the Samsung Galaxy S10e, the Galaxy S10, and the Galaxy S10 Plus. There are some key differences between them, but they are all worth considering.

All three are powered by the same processor, come with Android 9 Pie with Samsung’s One UI skin, and feature dust and water resistance. They retain the increasingly rare 3.5mm headphone jack and offer microSD expansion. You also get Dynamic AMOLED displays, albeit with different sizes and resolutions.

Read more: Samsung Galaxy S10 vs the flagship competition

The differences begin with the screens. The Galaxy S10 has a 6.1-inch display, while the S10 Plus has a larger 6.4-inch screen. Both share the same real cameras, but up front, the Galaxy S10 Plus expands the single punch hole sensor on the S10 to house a dual front-facing setup.

The Galaxy S10e, on the other hand, comes with a 5.8-inch display, two rear cameras instead of three, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. You can check out the rest of the differences in the spec tables below.


Samsung Galaxy S10e specs:

  • Display: 5.8-inch, Full HD+
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Cameras: 12 and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,100mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs:

  • Display: 6.1-inch, Quad HD+
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128/512GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,400mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, Quad HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 8/12GB
  • Storage: 128/512GB and 1TB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 16MP
  • Front cameras: 10 and 8MP
  • Battery: 4,100mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

4. Apple iPhone 11 series

Verizon iPhone 11

You may be on an Android site, but there’s no denying that the new iPhones are a great bunch. The iPhone 11 series finds a sweet spot that nicely balances performance and usability, but all of them come with stunning cameras, incredible performance, and an amazing ecosystem of apps and accessories.

iOS isn’t to everyone’s taste and does require a few compromises when it comes to file management and customization. But there is no denying the quality of many of the apps available. Editing video on your mobile device is fiddly but doable thanks to the insanely performant processors, and games fair extremely well. Meanwhile, the big battery ensures you don’t need to worry about running out of juice.

The real stars of the show here are the cameras. They makes the iPhone 11 series a great choice for content creators and anyone with an itchy shutter-finger. Apple’s latest phones are certainly among the best you can get from Straight Talk.

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Apple iPhone 11 specs:

  • Display: 6.1-inch, 1,792 x 828
  • SoC: Apple A13 Bionic
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256GB
  • Cameras: 12 and 12MP
  • Front camera: 12MP
  • Battery: 3,110mAh
  • Software: iOS 13.2

Apple iPhone 11 Pro specs:

  • Display: 5.8-inch, 2,436 x 1,125
  • SoC: Apple A13 Bionic
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256/512GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 12MP
  • Front camera: 12MP
  • Battery: 3,046mAh
  • Software: iOS 13.2

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max specs:

  • Display: 6.5-inch, 2,688 x 1,242
  • SoC: Apple A13 Bionic
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256/512GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 12MP
  • Front camera: 12MP
  • Battery: 3,969mAh
  • Software: iOS 13.2

5. Apple iPhone SE (2020)

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Do you want the latest processor from Apple inside your next iPhone but don’t want to spend tons of money? Then check out the 2020 edition of the newly launched Apple iPhone SE. You are getting the same A13 Bionic processor found in the iPhone 11 models in this phone, but you will only have to pay $349.99 to get it from Straight Talk.

The catch is that you will be getting a much smaller 4.7-inch phone, without a 1080p display. You will also get a single 12MP rear camera and a 7MP front-facing camera, along with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. There’s also a tiny 1,821mAh battery, but on the plus side, it does support wireless charging. It’s still one of  the best Straight Talk phones you can get for a much lower price than the more expensive flagships.


Apple iPhone SE 2020 specs:

  • Display: 4.7-inch, 1,334 x 750
  • SoC: A13 Bionic
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Camera: 12MP
  • Front camera: 7MP
  • Battery: 1,821mAh
  • Software: iOS 13

6. Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy A50 front display in hand

If you’re in the market for a mid-range Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A50 should be at the top of your list if you are looking at Straight Talk phones. For about $300 you are getting a 6.4-inch display and an in-house Samsung Exynos 9610 processor. You also get a big 4,000mAh battery with this phone.

The big feature of this handset is its cameras. You are getting three rear sensors: a main 26MP camera, an ultrawide 8MP camera, and a 5MP sensor for collecting depth info. The front-facing camera also comes in at 25MP for taking some great selfie pictures.  This is definitely one of the best Straight Talk phones in its price range.


Samsung Galaxy A50 specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Exynos 9610
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Cameras: 25, 8 and 5 MP
  • Front camera: 25MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

These are our picks for the best Straight Talk phones you can currently buy, although there are plenty of other options available. We’ll add more models to the list once they hit the carrier.