Review of LG's GR500 Xenon with touchscreen and QWERTY keyboard
16 July 2009
Excerpt: Ricky takes LG's hot new GR500 Xenon for AT&T out for a test in this in-depth review. The Xenon features a sliding QWERTY keyboard form factor and a large touchscreen display. Click on through to find out how well this messaging powerhouse performs.
Conclusion: The LG Xenon manages to fit a touch screen and large, side-sliding QWERTY keyboard into a small and fairly slim package. It's budget-priced yet well made and rich with features like HSDPA, stereo Bluetooth, GPS, music and video playback. However, the touch screen response and inconsistent user interface knock this phone down a few notches: the screen requires very hard taps compared to other resistive touch screen phones, there's no on-screen QWERTY keyboard, the...
Excerpt: We got our hands on LG Xenon today and boy is this thing clean. Hit the jump for more! To start off, the phone has a resistive touchscreen with slide out QWERTY keyboard for typing. It’s packing a 2 Megapixel camera with dedicated camera button. The software running on the phone seemed very similar to Samsung’s Touch Wiz OS. It has a widgets box where you can drag and drop different items on to the desktop.