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Smartphones for teens

Teens are demanding more and more from their cell phones, and phone makers are rushing to deliver. Here are a few examples of the new crop.

Price: $100 (with two-year contract)
This messaging-centric phone comes with a QWERTY-like slide-out keyboard - it's got two letters per button instead of three, so teens can send out messages faster than before. Good for syncing with personal e-mail, texting and IMing with friends and family. Available in red and black from T-Mobile.



Sidekick iD


The new Chocolate (a.k.a. LG VX8550)


Katana DLX

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