Quick Take: LG 500G

The LG 500G offers TracFone customers a messaging handset with a full keyboard.

The LG 500G is a simple messaging phone for TracFone. It has a standard candy bar design with a 2.2-inch color display and a full QWERTY keyboard.

Features include a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, text and multimedia messaging, a 1,000-contact phone book, a speakerphone, a music player, and a personal organizer. It's priced at just $29.99 with TracFone's no-contract service.

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Senior Managing Editor Kent German leads the CNET Reviews editors in San Francisco. A veteran of CNET since 2003, he still writes about the wireless industry and occasionally his passion for commercial aviation.

 

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