Summary: For the target market, the LX290 is a fantastic device, and a welcome addition to Sprint's lineup. It's not going to convert those used to feature-rich smartphones, but the device is perfect for someone who is looking for a basic device that works well. Call quality is fantastic, battery life is respectable, and build quality is superb. In regards to the font size, be sure to check it out in a store prior to purchase.
Pros: Build quality; fantastic reception; battery life is respectable.
Cons: No EVDO; picture quality is poor; font size may be too small for some.