Best basic phones from Verizon

Check out these simple phones that won’t buzz, ding and ping you every 30 seconds.

 

If a smartphone sounds overwhelming, consider a basic phone that lets you call, message and even snap a photo. Keep distractions to a minimum with these best basic phones from Verizon.

Samsung Convoy® 4

As its name suggests, the Convoy 4 is rugged and meets military standards for dust, shock and extreme heat. It’s water-resistant too, so it’s up to the challenge of changing weather and tough work conditions.

Worth noting: Push to Talk, which will be available soon for the Convoy 4, turns this flip phone into a two-way radio. Connect to other Verizon Wireless PTT users with the push of a button.

Top specs:
IP67 rating and Military Standard 810G
Quad-band GSM global roaming
5-megapixel camera
Bluetooth®
Speakerphone

LG Exalt™ II

Slim and easy to use, the Exalt II has no problem fitting in your pocket. Its large keys and easy-to-read display make messaging convenient. A second display on the outside of the phone shows you important info like the time or whether you have new messages, without needing to flip the phone open.

Worth noting: Use voice commands to make calls, check voicemail or read messages aloud.

Top specs:
5-megapixel camera
Bluetooth
Speakerphone

LG Terra™

If you travel internationally, a World Device from Verizon is a must. The LG Terra is just such a device, with support for calling and text messaging outside the US. It’s simple to use, too, with voice commands and Text to Speech, which reads aloud what you’re typing in a message.

Worth noting: Want to know who is calling before you answer the phone? Photo ID shows you which contact is ringing.

Top specs:
World Device
1.3-megapixel camera
Bluetooth
Speakerphone

DuraXV+ by Kyocera

Nothing says rugged like a phone that can be submerged in up to six feet of water for up to 30 minutes and resurface no worse for the wear. This tough flip phone can also absorb shock and endure extreme temperatures, dust, vibrations and blowing rain.

Worth noting: Now you can wear gloves and use your phone, great for those frigid days or dirty jobs. Its keypad is large, and the buttons are easy to press and located in just the right spots.

Top specs:
IP68 rating and Military Standard 810G
World Device
5-megapixel camera
Bluetooth
Speakerphone

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