Although there are dozens of phones on display every time you walk into a carrier’s store, there are plenty of other great phones you can’t buy there. Here are four that can be purchased only online from stores like Amazon and Best Buy, or from the manufacturer’s own website.

The following CNET staff contributed to this story: section editor Jessica Dolcourt; senior associate editor Lynn La; associate editors Patrick Holland and Luke Lancaster; and senior editors Laura K. Cucullu and Andrew Hoyle. For more reviews of personal technology products, visit