7/10
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The LG LX-290 currently has an Informr score of 7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 1 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Other
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
2.17"
Camera
1+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


CNET

The good: The LG LX290 has four dedicated shortcut keys, a 1.3-megapixel camera, GPS, and Bluetooth. It has great call quality.The bad: The LG LX290's photo quality is not so great.The bottom line: The LG LX290 is a slider handset with a great design, simple features, and excellent call quality....

- Nicole Lee, CNET


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Common Questions


LG released the LX-290 on July 13, 2009.


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LG backs up the LX-290 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
2.17"

The LG LX-290's screen size is 2.17 inches with 240 x 320 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
1+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 1+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
22 MB

Internal memory is 22 MB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
900mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 900 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 7 days standby time, 360 minutes.

LG LX-290 Specs

Overview
Release date July 13, 2009
Regions available USA
Networks
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT
SIM card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory 22 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.3 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 900 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 360 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 7 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Slider
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.4 x 4.9 x 1.6 cm (4.1 x 1.9 x 0.6 in)
Weight 102 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.17 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 600
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
15x digital
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Frames, Night mode, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback No
Audio Formats No
Radio No
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID No
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps No ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): LG LX290

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Critic Reviews


CNET

A slider handset with a great design, simple features, and excellent call quality

from CNET

The good: The LG LX290 has four dedicated shortcut keys, a 1.3-megapixel camera, GPS, and Bluetooth. It has great call quality.

The bad: The LG LX290's photo quality is not so great.

The bottom line: The LG LX290 is a slider handset with a great design, simple features, and excellent call quality....

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The good: The LG LX290 has four dedicated shortcut keys, a 1.3-megapixel camera, GPS, and Bluetooth. It has great call quality.

The bad: The LG LX290's photo quality is not so great.

The bottom line: The LG LX290 is a slider handset with a great design, simple features, and excellent call quality.

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