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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for messaging phones.

Mobile phones are a big part of our lives. We use them for everything from keeping in touch with friends and family to getting directions and checking the news. They're an essential part of modern life. Browse the top-ranked list of messaging phones below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Google - Pixel 8 256GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian - Front_Zoom
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    "My phone...Can't get messages in Mexico very complicated I'm tray to mani things doesn't work...Great Phone for Daily Use...For everyday use (calls, web browsing, maps, text messaging, light gaming, photos), the phone is great! "

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    Meet Pixel 8. The helpful phone engineered by Google, with an amazing camera, powerful security, and an all-day battery. [1] With Google AI, you can do more, even faster – like fix photos, screen calls, and get answers. [2] And Pixel 8 has personal safety features for added peace of mind. [3]
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    "My phone...Can't get messages in Mexico very complicated I'm tray to mani things doesn't work...Great Phone for Daily Use...For everyday use (calls, web browsing, maps, text messaging, light gaming, photos), the phone is great! "

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    Meet Pixel 8. The helpful phone engineered by Google, with an amazing camera, powerful security, and an all-day battery. [1] With Google AI, you can do more, even faster – like fix photos, screen calls, and get answers. [2] And Pixel 8 has personal safety features for added peace of mind. [3]
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  2. Google - Pixel 8 Pro 256GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian - Front_Zoom
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    "Great phone, great software, great camera...Great phone, great software, great camera. Sticking with Google Pixel phones for the foreseeable future....**Conclusion:** In summary, the Google Pixel 8 Pro is a good phone but falls short of greatness. With improvements in battery life, speaker quality, widget uniformity, messaging app, and storage options, it has the potential to be a top-tier device. "

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    Introducing Pixel 8 Pro, the all-pro phone engineered by Google. It’s sleek, sophisticated, powerful, and secure. With Google AI, you can do more, even faster. [1] The triple camera system includes a dedicated 5x telephoto lens, improved autofocus, and full-resolution photography with Pro controls. And the all-day battery charges faster than ever. [2] [3]
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    "Great phone, great software, great camera...Great phone, great software, great camera. Sticking with Google Pixel phones for the foreseeable future....**Conclusion:** In summary, the Google Pixel 8 Pro is a good phone but falls short of greatness. With improvements in battery life, speaker quality, widget uniformity, messaging app, and storage options, it has the potential to be a top-tier device. "

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    Introducing Pixel 8 Pro, the all-pro phone engineered by Google. It’s sleek, sophisticated, powerful, and secure. With Google AI, you can do more, even faster. [1] The triple camera system includes a dedicated 5x telephoto lens, improved autofocus, and full-resolution photography with Pro controls. And the all-day battery charges faster than ever. [2] [3]
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  3. Google - Pixel 8a 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian - Front_Zoom
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    "It's just hard to get used too. But def a good phone, also good battery...Grabbed a set for me and my wife and we both love it! The phones were moderately easy to set up, expect the RCS/5G messaging but that could be a carrier issue but otherwise 10/10 purchase. "

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    Meet Pixel 8a, engineered by Google. Take amazing photos with the Pixel Camera. And do more, even faster with Google AI. All at a great price.
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    "It's just hard to get used too. But def a good phone, also good battery...Grabbed a set for me and my wife and we both love it! The phones were moderately easy to set up, expect the RCS/5G messaging but that could be a carrier issue but otherwise 10/10 purchase. "

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    Meet Pixel 8a, engineered by Google. Take amazing photos with the Pixel Camera. And do more, even faster with Google AI. All at a great price.
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  4. Google - Pixel 8 Pro 128GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian - Front_Zoom
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    "Another strange disappointment in the two phones that I set up were that it didn't transfer ANY of the messages from my iPhone. ...The phone in general is good but battery is not all day like other phones google pixel phones need for battery longevity."

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    Introducing Pixel 8 Pro, the all-pro phone engineered by Google. It’s sleek, sophisticated, powerful, and secure. With Google AI, you can do more, even faster. [1] The triple camera system includes a dedicated 5x telephoto lens, improved autofocus, and full-resolution photography with Pro controls. And the all-day battery charges faster than ever. [2] [3]
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    "Another strange disappointment in the two phones that I set up were that it didn't transfer ANY of the messages from my iPhone. ...The phone in general is good but battery is not all day like other phones google pixel phones need for battery longevity."

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    Introducing Pixel 8 Pro, the all-pro phone engineered by Google. It’s sleek, sophisticated, powerful, and secure. With Google AI, you can do more, even faster. [1] The triple camera system includes a dedicated 5x telephoto lens, improved autofocus, and full-resolution photography with Pro controls. And the all-day battery charges faster than ever. [2] [3]
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  5. Sony - Xperia PRO-I 5G 512GB (Unlocked) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Ok phone...Trouble sending and receiving messages...Love Sony Phones...Not the latest phone but cool 1" sensor. now wireless charging. "

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    Xperia PRO-I -5G smartphone with 1-inch image sensor, triple camera array and120Hz 6.5” 21:9 4K HDR OLED Display
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    "Ok phone...Trouble sending and receiving messages...Love Sony Phones...Not the latest phone but cool 1" sensor. now wireless charging. "

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    Xperia PRO-I -5G smartphone with 1-inch image sensor, triple camera array and120Hz 6.5” 21:9 4K HDR OLED Display
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  6. Tracfone - Samsung Galaxy A03s S135DL 32GB Prepaid - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: TFSAS135DC3PWP/TFSAS134DC3PWP
    SKU: 6501420
    Top comment

    "Very slow but great for calls and text messages . Cant go wrong...Replaces a motorola g6 phone that died. OK so far. I am having trouble receiving and sending group texts & mulimedia messages. "

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    If you value simplicity, the Samsung Galaxy A03s from Tracfone is for you. Reliable octa-core processing makes it easy to do what you need, when you need to. The long-lasting 5,000 mAh battery has hours and hours of power and 7.75W charging for a quick pick-me-up at any time. Every moment looks great with a 13MP rear camera and multi-lens camera system. Immerse yourself in movies or memories with edge-to-edge viewing on the 6.5” HD+ Infinity Display.
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    "Very slow but great for calls and text messages . Cant go wrong...Replaces a motorola g6 phone that died. OK so far. I am having trouble receiving and sending group texts & mulimedia messages. "

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    If you value simplicity, the Samsung Galaxy A03s from Tracfone is for you. Reliable octa-core processing makes it easy to do what you need, when you need to. The long-lasting 5,000 mAh battery has hours and hours of power and 7.75W charging for a quick pick-me-up at any time. Every moment looks great with a 13MP rear camera and multi-lens camera system. Immerse yourself in movies or memories with edge-to-edge viewing on the 6.5” HD+ Infinity Display.
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  7. Motorola - razr+ 2023 256GB (Unlocked) - Infinite Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Best of all, I do not need to open my phone to read/send texts messages, read/send email messages, or answer my phone. ...Love this phone!!!...Love being able to take a quick glance at a message, call or email and if needed reply without opening."

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    Introducing the ultra-modern, ultra-pocketable motorola razr+, which bends over backwards to do things never before possible. Thanks to the largest external display of any flip phone*, you can view more at a glance—and do more with it. Use Flex View to stand your phone on its own at multiple angles, giving you new ways to interact, capture, and create. Capture high-quality photos and videos hands-free, and preview them on the external display. Or fit more friends into that selfie using the ultrawide lens. Then flip open motorola razr+ for an ultra-smooth, incredibly vivid 6.9" pOLED screen. Either way, go all day and night on a single battery charge**, so nothing gets in the way of the fun. Reimagine the possibilities with motorola razr+.
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    "Best of all, I do not need to open my phone to read/send texts messages, read/send email messages, or answer my phone. ...Love this phone!!!...Love being able to take a quick glance at a message, call or email and if needed reply without opening."

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    Introducing the ultra-modern, ultra-pocketable motorola razr+, which bends over backwards to do things never before possible. Thanks to the largest external display of any flip phone*, you can view more at a glance—and do more with it. Use Flex View to stand your phone on its own at multiple angles, giving you new ways to interact, capture, and create. Capture high-quality photos and videos hands-free, and preview them on the external display. Or fit more friends into that selfie using the ultrawide lens. Then flip open motorola razr+ for an ultra-smooth, incredibly vivid 6.9" pOLED screen. Either way, go all day and night on a single battery charge**, so nothing gets in the way of the fun. Reimagine the possibilities with motorola razr+.
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  8. Google - Pixel 7a 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Charcoal - Front_Zoom
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    "cell phone...Great phone. Hired Geek Squad to transfer the contacts and text messages which was also great....I use my cellphone primarily for calling, messaging and taking photos. Pixel7a is excellent for these purposes considering the low price."

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    Meet Pixel 7a, engineered by Google. The Google Tensor G2 chip makes it fast. The Pixel Camera takes amazing photos and video. VPN by Google One protects your online activity. Pixel 7a features are rated highest in security. [1] And the battery lasts all day. [2] All for less than you think.
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    "cell phone...Great phone. Hired Geek Squad to transfer the contacts and text messages which was also great....I use my cellphone primarily for calling, messaging and taking photos. Pixel7a is excellent for these purposes considering the low price."

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    Meet Pixel 7a, engineered by Google. The Google Tensor G2 chip makes it fast. The Pixel Camera takes amazing photos and video. VPN by Google One protects your online activity. Pixel 7a features are rated highest in security. [1] And the battery lasts all day. [2] All for less than you think.
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  9. Google - Pixel 8a 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Bay - Front_Zoom

    Model: GA05570-US
    SKU: 6578510
    Top comment

    "It is a phone, a new phone... replacement for 6a. All phones are same....Great Phone & BB Promo...Grabbed a set for me and my wife and we both love it! The phones were moderately easy to set up, expect the RCS/5G messaging but that could be a carrier issue but otherwise 10/10 purchase. "

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    Meet Pixel 8a, engineered by Google. Take amazing photos with the Pixel Camera. And do more, even faster with Google AI. All at a great price.
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    "It is a phone, a new phone... replacement for 6a. All phones are same....Great Phone & BB Promo...Grabbed a set for me and my wife and we both love it! The phones were moderately easy to set up, expect the RCS/5G messaging but that could be a carrier issue but otherwise 10/10 purchase. "

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    Product Description

    Meet Pixel 8a, engineered by Google. Take amazing photos with the Pixel Camera. And do more, even faster with Google AI. All at a great price.
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  10. Total by Verizon - Samsung Galaxy A14 S146VL 5G 64GB Prepaid - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "so i have been a verizon contract customer for the last 25 years... recently I freakishly lost both my contract phones that will eventually return to me. So in the mean time I turned to this Total by Verizon Samsung Galaxy a14 and surprisingly it has performed remarkably well with the workload of the High end phones...Did the trick replacing a dead phone quickly....Great phone, bought to replace an older phone. Great inexpensive phone."

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    Keep up with life with a phone that fits you, like the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G from Total by Verizon. See your favorite content come to life on a large, edge-to-edge high definition screen. With the speed of 5G and a powerful Galaxy processor, you can experience your day virtually lag-free. Focus more on living and less on charging with long-lasting battery life. Upgrade your selfie game with a sharp 13MP front-camera, plus a triple-lens back-camera system that makes capturing high-res content a breeze. The Samsung Galaxy A14 5G has 64 GB storage expandable to 1TB perfect for keeping all your favorite memories, content, and more all in one place. Get a premium wireless experience without the premium price tag or costly long-term contracts with Unlimited talk, text & high-speed data plans from Total by Verizon that start at just $30/mo for a single line. Access the fastest speeds with Verizon 5G Network and enjoy special perks like hotspot capability, international long distance calling, and exclusive discounts.
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    "so i have been a verizon contract customer for the last 25 years... recently I freakishly lost both my contract phones that will eventually return to me. So in the mean time I turned to this Total by Verizon Samsung Galaxy a14 and surprisingly it has performed remarkably well with the workload of the High end phones...Did the trick replacing a dead phone quickly....Great phone, bought to replace an older phone. Great inexpensive phone."

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    Keep up with life with a phone that fits you, like the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G from Total by Verizon. See your favorite content come to life on a large, edge-to-edge high definition screen. With the speed of 5G and a powerful Galaxy processor, you can experience your day virtually lag-free. Focus more on living and less on charging with long-lasting battery life. Upgrade your selfie game with a sharp 13MP front-camera, plus a triple-lens back-camera system that makes capturing high-res content a breeze. The Samsung Galaxy A14 5G has 64 GB storage expandable to 1TB perfect for keeping all your favorite memories, content, and more all in one place. Get a premium wireless experience without the premium price tag or costly long-term contracts with Unlimited talk, text & high-speed data plans from Total by Verizon that start at just $30/mo for a single line. Access the fastest speeds with Verizon 5G Network and enjoy special perks like hotspot capability, international long distance calling, and exclusive discounts.
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