LG AX5000 (Alltel Wireless)

The LG AX5000 is an affordable camera phone from Alltel Wireless.

The LG AX5000 is a basic camera phone from Alltel Wireless. It measures a compact 3.50 by 1.85 by 0.91 inches and weighs 3.35 ounces. It has a backlit external LCD that displays battery and signal strength, the date and time, and caller ID; it also acts as a self-portrait viewfinder when the flip is closed. When open, the phone reveals a 65,000-color internal display, along with a dedicated camera button. Features of the phone include a VGA camera with flash, video capture and playback, text and multimedia messaging, speakerphone, voice dialing, a 499-entry address book, e-ail, wireless Web, and basic PIM functions. The AX5000 has a rated talk time of up to three hours and a rated standby time of up to six days. It retails for $199.99, but you can get it for $74.99 with a two-year service agreement with Alltel Wireless.