The holiday buyers' season has officially commenced. So in other words, time to pull out the wallet and start scratching items off the Christmas wish list. Sitting at No. 1: a new smartphone. Though not everyone can afford to drop several hundreds on a premium handset, especially after wasting their upgrade over the past several months or breaking the bank on others such as family members and wifey. But with a number of carriers introducing new plans that make it possible to pick up a new device within the two-year timeframe, you can still cop a dope, recently launched cellular for the asking price of a Benjamin or less. Ball on a budget by scoping out The Best Smartphones Under $100.