LG Phoenix

Last updated: Jun 17th, 2011.

If you take the LG Thrive (AT&T's firstprepaid smartphone), change the color and add a 2-year contract, you have this phone- the LG Phoenix. AT&T chose to brand this as entirely different phone when they could have simply offered different contract options on the Thrive, but either way, the Phoenix offers an affordable budget Android for folks who want a simple smartphone on a 2-year contract.

The Phoenix comes with a 3.2-inch touchscreen and 3.2MP camera powered by a paltry 600MHz processor. While the Phoenix is a world phone that has smartphone essentials like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS, it won't worky an wonders. it's got the basics covered... but not much else. Stil, as an Android Phone, it could very well please first time smartphone users and those who want no hassle mobile options and limited features/complications.

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Not long ago a rumor cropped up that AT&T would begin selling the LG Optimus One like most other carriers in the US, but we didn’t quite expect them to launch two version of the device. Today the carrier announced the LG Thrive and LG Phoenix as prepaid and post-paid flavors ¬†of the device. The …