The Straight Talk is part of the Cell phone & service test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, U.S. cell phone carrier models like the Straight Talk are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Value: Value pertains to the quality and extent of the cell service received for the money.
Voice: Voice refers to the quality and availability of the network for calls.
Text: Text refers to the reliability of sending and receiving text messages.