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LG LX290
5.1 out of 10

LG LX290

LG LX290 The LG LX290 is a CDMA 800 / 1900 network mobile Read more

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Overall 9

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IBMGeek, Phone Scoop
26 February 2011
  • Excerpt: I just bought the Straight Talk LG 290c.It's my first slider.The phone feels well made,the slides is smooth and accurate.No side play.The 1.3 mp camera takes nice pics.All the features work well the browser is fast,the screen is clear and bright.The ringtones ore load and clean.I like the true...
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Overall 7

Best tracfone

Timottei, Phone Scoop
13 October 2010
  • Excerpt: If talking, and texting, without dropping calls is most important to you (as I'm a trucker). And you wouldn't mind a camera, then this is a good phone to purchase. Yes, the phone has other features; bluetooth, nice sound, web browser, and all the usuals - but to be quite honest, these are the...
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Overall 7


djcloud_2005, Phone Scoop
24 June 2010
  • Excerpt: I own the Straight Talk version of the 290C and it is an admirable phone.1.3 Mega Pixel camera,real music ringtones(which you really don't see in too many prepaid phones),easy navigation,and a variety of tools for everyday use.The browser could be a little easier to use/navigate.The browser also...
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Overall 9

Not that bad of a phone

narn3049, Phone Scoop
1 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Ok so a friend got this to replace her t101g First of all I believe this is tracfones first slider. It is pretty solid. Now this model looks a little different or it might not be but I think that hers has music controls on the front, everything else is the same.
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Overall 2

buyer's remorse

b0rgm1nd, Phone Scoop
16 March 2010
  • Excerpt: straight talk version = lg290c bluetooth locked down no contact sync (have spend 3 hours trying to hack/workaround with bluesoleil, broadcom, windows mobile center, service codes, etc.) no native gmail support have to navigate to the web page I assume this will mean no tethering either lame.
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Overall 4

290C Difficult and customer service terrible

Ironman1331, Phone Scoop
31 January 2010
  • Excerpt: This LG 290C cell phone w/ pre-paid Tracfone service does the basics. The "manual" thatcomes with it is terrible so it is difficult to learn how to do anything on this phone. ALL the information I found was online. So far I cannot download photos to a PC or anything else.
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Overall 6


JimInNorthwest, Phone Scoop
21 January 2010
  • Excerpt: To start with, for some reason,the signal here at home really sucks. I don't know if it's an issue that the carrier could resolve, or if it's something to do with the house's wiring, etc. Supposedly, my niece, who had the same type of phone I have now had better reception than I do.
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Overall 9

best CMDA Tracfone

Moonlight on the Water, Phone Scoop
18 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Granted, this is my first cellphone. And I'm easily entertained. Regardless, I think this is truly a wonderful phone, and the top-of-the-line CMDA phone at Tracfone. This phone has a 1.3 megapixel camera with zoom, brightness adjustment, night mode, self-timer, and some fun effects.
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Overall 5

LG 290C

JerryH, Phone Scoop
12 December 2009
  • Excerpt: I have the LG 290C with Tracfone, I am unable to send pictures nor can I access the Browser, I have contacted Customer Service and they issued at ticket but still no fix. Over all I like the phone and probably do not need to access the browser anyway.
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