Summary: With LG, budget is definitely not a dirty word. For $49.99, smartphone shoppers get a slim device with strong performance on AT&T's LTE network. In addition, the Escape offers a suite of fun features, such as QuickMemo.
Pros: Affordable, Solid performance and graphics, Blistering 4G LTE speeds, Above-average battery life, Slick user interface
Cons: Plain design, Relatively dim display, Lackluster camera
Conclusion: Chatterboxes will surely enjoy conversations with this smartphone, mainly because it delivers one immaculate call quality. Through the earpiece, it produces extremely loud and audible voices that are distinct in tone and distortion-free. Conversely, our callers were treated to the same results on their end of the line – with no background noise or static being evidenced. However, the speakerphone tends to have a strain output with its quality.
Pros: Affordable $50 price point, Fast overall performance, Above normal battery life
Cons: Washed out display, Boring design, Captures terrible 1080p videos
Excerpt: Some people want a smartphone that is powerful enough to replace their computers, but for others, the most important feature of a new phone is its call quality. If you're one of these others, sick of bigger screens and a slew of apps that don't necessarily add to the phone's functionality as a phone, the LG Escape P870 delivers a modest design, great call fidelity and plenty of speed for those times you need to use the internet.
Pros: The LG Escape P870's call quality is better than most smartphones, and you'll love how clear conversations are.
Cons: With only a few exclusive apps, this smartphone doesn't stand out from its competition.