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Most of you probably haven’t heard of Consumer Cellular, but it is a very neat MVNO with low prices and (according to Nielsen Mobile Insights) the highest overall customer satisfaction. But let’s keep in mind they do not own their network, which may keep them at the mercy of others, but also grants them plenty of benefits.

For one, Consumer Cellular is not limited to a single network and operates through both AT&T and T-Mobile, taking advantage of two of the best networks around. Their plans also start for as low as $9.99, and you can add text/data packages for as little as $2.50. Of course, you will want to pay more for any significant amounts of data (unlimited texts and 1.5 GB of data would cost $20).

But what about the phones? Though they do carry the latest iPhones, we must accept the MVNO doesn’t really offer any popular high-end Android options. These phones sure are affordable, though, and today they are adding a couple new devices to their repertoire: the Moto G LTE (3rd gen) and the Huawei Vision 3 LTE.

Moto G LTE (3rd gen) specs

  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • 5-inch 720p display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8 GB of internal storage
  • MicroSD support
  • 13 MP rear-facing camera
  • 5 MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 2470 mAh battery

Huawei Vision 3 LTE specs

  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 5-inch 720p display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8 GB of internal storage
  • MicroSD support
  • 5 MP rear-facing camera
  • 2 MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE

As you can see, these phones are not that stunning, but they are definitely something to write home about. These smartphones are super affordable at only $150 for the Moto G and $100 for the Huawei Vision 3. And the latter seems to be some kind of Consumer Cellular exclusive, as it is nowhere else to be found.

I say these are good options (though not too amazing) if you are sure you want to stick with Consumer Cellular, but remember these plans can be taken advantage of with any compatible, unlocked handset. The ability to bring your own smartphone makes these plan a bit more enticing. Especially considering Consumer Cellular offers no high-end Android smartphones.

What do you guys think? Are any of you buying one of these two gadgets? Also, please hit the comments and let us know your experience with Consumer Cellular, if you have ever used their services.

[press]CONSUMER CELLULAR ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF MOTOROLA MOTO G LTE 3rd GEN AND HUAWEI VISION 3 LTE TO SMARTPHONE LINE-UP

Consumer Cellular adds two new smartphones to their product mix

PORTLAND, Ore. (October 26, 2015) Consumer Cellular, the mobile carrier with the highest overall customer satisfaction according to Nielsen Mobile Insights, has added the Huawei Vision 3 LTE and Motorola Moto G LTE smartphones to its selection. The phones are available through the Consumer Cellular website and customer call centers, as well as through national retail partners, Sears and Target.

“The Huawei Vision 3 LTE and Motorola Moto G LTE smartphones are great additions to our current selection,” said John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular. “Earlier versions of these phones have been very popular with our customers. These latest versions are faster and even more powerful than the previous models, making them a great addition to our line-up.”

The Huawei Vision 3 LTE supports the Android 4.4 operating system and has a bright 5-inch 720 x 1280 pixel display, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 5 megapixel camera with 6x digital zoom and 720p HD video capture and playback. It supports up to a 32GB microSD card and has a battery life of 36 hours. Additional features include Bluetooth, hearing-aid compatibility, FM radio compatibility, an “Easy Mode” option, as well as Wi-Fi and GPS capabilities. The Huawei Vision 3 LTE is available for $100. For a full list of features please visit: https://www.consumercellular.com/Info/PhoneDetails/644

The Motorola Moto G LTE is the third generation version that supports the Android 5.1 operating system and has a bright 5-inch 720 x 1280 pixel display, a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, a 13 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom and 1080p video capture and playback. It supports up to a 32GB microSD card and has a battery life of up to 24 hours. Additional features include Bluetooth, hearing-aid compatibility, Android Media Player, and Wi-Fi and GPS capabilities. [/press]