The best Verizon phone for calls and texting depends on your personal preferences. When purchasing a phone, consider the phone features most important to you. For example, phones come with touch screens or buttons You get mobile services such as Internet and email. If you will primarily use the phone for calls and texting, you may not want to invest in a phone that requires a data package for an additional monthly fee. Verizon has many phones that are highly rated for both talking and texting, but individual tastes will ultimately determine which phone is best for you.
Casio(R) G'zOne Brigade
The Casio(R) G'zOne Brigade is a highly-rated feature phone ideal for calls and texting. This phone features a QWERTY keyboard, which makes it easy to text like a champ. It's the only phone on this list that's ruggedized, a feature that makes it popular for teens who might be prone to dropping or rough handling of the phone. The memory can hold up to 500 contacts, and a 3.2 megapixel camera is a standard feature. The usage time averages up to 360 minutes, and standby time can be up to 90 hours.
The LG Octane phone also sports a QWERTY keyboard and a 3.2 megapixel camera. However, this phone can contain double the contacts, reaching up to 1,000. Average usage times can be up to 380 minutes and the standby time is up to 340 hours. This phone also features speaker phone, removable memory, and it's mobile broadband capable should you want to add additional services in the future. The LG Octane is a solid phone for both calls and texting.
The Pantech Crux feature phone offers a virtual QWERTY keyboard. The phone provides plenty of memory with the ability to hold up to 1,000 contacts. The usage time is up to 312 minutes and the standby time is 324 hours. This phone has features like a music player, speaker phone and voice dialing.
The LG Cosmos is another highly-rated feature phone with a QWERTY keyboard to make texting a breeze. The phone's usage time is up to 360 minutes and the standby time is up to 576 hours. A 1.3 megapixel camera and memory for up to 1,000 contacts come standard. The LG Cosmos offers voice dialing, speakerphone, removable memory and more.
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