updated 04:35 pm EDT, Mon July 13, 2009
LG LX290 now at Sprint
Wireless provider Sprint is now offering the LG LX290 slider handset. The mid-grade offering has a 1.3-megapixel camera and can access Sprint's Navigation service for voice and on-screen driving directions. It offers dedicated shortcut buttons for access to a to texting, e-mail, calendaring and alarms.
There is web access, while Bluetooth allows for wireless communications with compatible devices and accessories. A built-in e-mail client lets users sync their AOL/AIM, Yahoo, Windows Live (Hotmail and MSN) and other accounts. There is a 2.5mm headset jack integrated as well. Sprint prices the LG LX290 at $30 after $150 in instant savings and a $50 mail-in rebate.