AT&T grabs another texting phone with LG Xpression

The Xpression has a slider design in red, a full keyboard, a touch screen, and basic features for $49 with service.

LG Xpression
LG Xpression AT&T

Though finding an affordable AT&T texting phones never has been a problem, the carrier introduced yet another choice today.

The LG Xpression has a red slider design that hides a full QWERTY keyboard behind the 3-inch, 262,000-color touch screen. Features include a 2-megapixel camera with video, a personal organizer, Bluetooth 2.1, messaging and e-mail, 3G support, microSD card support (up to 32GB), voice dialing, a Web browser, and a basic music player. It runs LG's standard operating system, but you'll find social networking apps, AT&T Navigator, and LG Instant Note for sending a text or tweet and updating Facebook with one touch.

The Xpression is $49.99 with a new two-year contract and after a mail-in rebate.

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