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LG Thrive
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LG Thrive

16 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Aside from a few cosmetic differences, experts say that AT&T's LG Thrive and LG Phoenix are essentially one and the same. The Thrive is the carrier's first prepaid Android smartphone, while the Phoenix requires a contract. Equipped with a 2.2 Android operating system, powered by a 600 MHz processor and featuring a 3.2-inch, 320-by-480-pixel capacitive touch screen, the LG Thrive is praised by reviewers for its reliability and simplicity.
  • Pros: Easy user interface, World phone, Long battery life, Small and lightweight
  • Cons: Lack of a dedicated camera button, Weak camera, Unable to play Flash videos in browser, Built-in AT&T apps are not removable
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Overall 7

LG Thrive (AT&T)

PC Magazine
19 May 2011
  • Conclusion: AT&T's LG Thrive is a good way to get a real smartphone on AT&T's nationwide network, without tethering yourself to a two-year contract.
  • Pros: Good mix of features and power for the price. Prepaid AT&T plans can offer added value.
  • Cons: Prepaid fees can add up, particularly when it comes to data.
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Overall 6

Expert Review

4 March 2012
  • Summary: It is true that the new baby from LG is no match for the G2X, yet the experts believe that it is going to take the market by storm. The all new AT&T’s duo from LG is christened LG Thrive and is one mean machine which would definitely satisfy the Android lovers. It is to be noted that the device is considered to be the first prepaid smartphone from the operator.
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