For Ting GSM, look for T-Mobile or T-Mobile Prepaid phones. T-Mobile phones do not need to be unlocked to work on Ting GSM. You just need a Ting SIM
Other unlocked GSM phones (including iPhone) that meet the network requirements will work too.
Please stay away from models by Coolpad and Verykool. I've tried devices (one flagship) and they were way overpriced and had function and design flaws.
Blu Studio C models (for $60 less) obliterated similar models from those two "cold" companies. For $40-$50 less than them (more for the proper "Coolpad" competition), the Blu Studio C "Super Camera" is available.
I vomit in the back of my mouth when I find myself calling Blu out for it being superior to anything but, testing and practical use-wise, they win that battle.
I'm thinking of picking up an LG model to test that's in the $100 range. Message me if you want more devices I've got experience with!
From another post of mine:
The Verykool product line was a MAJOR disappointment. Along with another "cold" product line, Coolpad. I call those devices that are basically a Chinese design with specifications requested by an American buyer as "Chiami" models because most of those companies work out of Miami. I am thinking of calling these two "Chin Diegos." (Chin being pronounced like the first syllable of "China.") Both of these "CKool" companies have offices in San Diego, California.
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