LG AX4270

The LG AX4270 is a good entry-level flip phone from Alltel Wireless.

The LG AX4270 is lacking on features, but it serves as a decent entry-level flip phone for Alltel Wireless. It measures 3.27 by 1.76 by 0.91 inches and weighs 3.21 ounces. Although its external screen is monochrome, it still displays the necessary information, such as battery and signal strength, time, and caller ID. The internal display on the AX4270 has support for 65,000 colors and 128x128 pixels. The phone features a full-duplex speakerphone; voice dialing; voice recording; support for 32-chord, polyphonic ring tones; a vibrate mode; a 500-entry address book; text messaging; a wireless Web browser; e-mail; and basic PIM tools. The rated talk time of the AX4270 is 2.8 hours while the rated standby time is up to seven days. The LG AX4270 retails for $154.99, but you can get it for a mere $1 after a two-year service agreement with Alltel Wireless.