Conclusion: Just like the other handful of variants before it, the LG Phoenix is still an acceptable basic Android smartphone, and more importantly, it’s the perfect gateway device in moving people up from feature phones. However, its late arrival on AT&T’s lineup is indeed alarming – especially when other higher caliber smartphones are now closely priced to it.
Pros: Solid construction, Good calling quality, Affordable cost
Cons: Being released exceptionally late, Shoots muddy looking photos & videos, Weak earpiece
Excerpt: The LG Phoenix is an entry-level Android smartphone released in April of 2011. Although a low-cost smartphone, the Phoenix's design and specifications are on par with today's handsets. Also known as the Thrive, the Phoenix has a 3.2-inch TFT capacitive touch screen with a 320 x 480 display resolution. It has an accelerometer that automatically rotates the user interface to landscape mode when the phone is tilted to 90 degrees.