The Good The LG Expo is well designed and boasts a sharp display and excellent QWERTY keyboard. The Windows Mobile 6.5 device also offers Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, and GPS. Its call quality was excellent and the smartphone's general performance was quite snappy.
The Bad The smartphone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack. There's no dedicated Start menu button, often requiring you to use the stylus. We also wish the Expo had a built-in stylus holder.
The Bottom Line Offering both power and style, the LG Expo is one of the best smartphones for business users on the market today.
LG Expo (AT&T)
Most of you have probably seen the AT&T commercials for the LG Expo and its cool projector accessory. Unfortunately, the projector isn't included with the phone (it's a $179 add-on), but that doesn't mean the Expo isn't worth a look. In fact, quite the opposite is true. With a speedy 1GHz Snapdragon processor and sleek interface, the LG Expo is one of the best Windows phones on the market today for business users. Admittedly, there are some minor issues, such as the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack, but the LG Expo packs all the necessary features and manages to do so in a more compact and sleek package than the HTC Tilt2. The LG Expo is available now from AT&T for $199.99 with a two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate.
LG did a really nice job with the design of the Expo, combining both a full QWERTY keyboard and sizable touch screen into a relatively compact frame. The smartphone measures 4.45 inches tall by 2.16 inches wide by 0.63 inch deep and weighs 4.46 ounces. It's certainly not the smallest phone in the world, but compared with the similarly featured HTC Tilt2/HTC Touch Pro2, the Expo's more pocket-friendly stature is definitely noticeable and welcome. Plus, it's easier and more comfortable to hold while on a phone conversation and has a very solid construction.
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