Excerpt: Take the square shape and QWERTY keyboard of the Samsung Propel . Mix in Sprint’s vertical carousel customizable One Click menu found on the Samsung Highnote and Rant. Give it a flip form factor. Voila, you have the LG Lotus, officially the LX600 from Sprint ($99.99 with contract and rebates). While the Lotus is a bit derivative, Sprint offers only two other messaging-centric models, the Samsung Rant and the LG Rumor.
Pros: Large, bright screen; full QWERTY keyboard; excellent sound; speedy web surfing; solid outdoor pictures
Cons: Poor indoor pictures; manual USB connectivity switching; below average standby life
Excerpt: The stylish LG Lotus is an ergonomic phone that offers a well-packed bucket of basic features for those who love listening to music and surfing the Internet. With its QWERTY keyboard and award winning design, this messaging phone caters for the needs...
Conclusion: A surprising dark horse in texting phones, the LG Lotus offers the right features with good performance. It's a good voice phone and a very good texting device thanks to the keyboard and the Document Viewer for attachments. It has a good video player, music player (the Lotus even comes with a 512MB microSD starter card), GPS device and camera-- and these features offer better performance than many of the LG's peers.