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: $295 (with two-year contract)
A dual-sliding keyboard (one a full QWERTY and the other a numerical keypad) for easy texting and dialing. Also comes with a bunch of social networking features like MySpace for mobile and Buddy Beacon, a location-based friend finder application. The only drawback: It's a bit bulky for fitting in the pocket of your jeans. Available through Helio (flagship stores and online).



Sidekick iD


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


Katana DLX

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