Photos: Phones worth ringing about

Cell phones have become as much about style and coolness as they are about functionality. Some people are even switching cell phone carriers to get the latest and greatest phones around. Here's a glimpse at some of the hottest phones in the U.S. market today.

The LG Chocolate "slide" phone comes with a 1.3-megapixel camera, GPS navigation, and lots of music and video.

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