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...
This Telstra-exclusive 3G phone offers a full QWERTY keyboard and targets younger users
Good Gear Guide.au
31 July 2009
Summary: LG's Xenon isn't a bad little phone, but its design is a little underwhelming and we would have liked native applications for social-networking sites. On the current Telstra plan it's hard to see any value in this device, especially considering the target market.
Pros: QWERTY keyboard, shortcut keys, responsive and well-designed interface, shortcuts and widget home screens
Cons: Design is a little underwhelming, slider wiggles when opened, excessive and unalterable Telstra customisation, no 3.5mm headphone jack, no social-networking apps, poor value Telstra plans