Review: LG Octane
LG's latest clamshell messenger phone claims to have high "Octane" performance. Does the phone earn its race-inspired name?
AD article continues below...
The Octane is the latest messaging phone from LG that offers the messaging-minded user a full QWERTY keyboard on the inside, with a standard numeric dialpad on the outside. The Octane includes some definite improvements over the discontinued enV line, such as a larger external display with added functionality. LG also managed to carry forward the same missteps to what is now the fifth generation of this form factor. Do the new benefits outweigh the lingering problems?
Review: Kyocera DuraXE for AT&T
Kyocera's latest rugged clamshell for AT&T boasts LTE and mobile hotspot powers, in addition to its in-your-face attitude and truck-like build. This compact phone may include only the most elemental functions, but it has a few tricks up its sleeve.
Review: Blu Life One X2
Blu's latest Android smartphone is the inexpensive Life One X2. It offers a premium metal-and-glass appearance paired with mid-range specs and performance.
Review: HTC Bolt for Sprint
HTC's Bolt for Sprint is a larger, more grown-up version of the HTC 10. It pairs HTC's high-quality hardware with Android 7 Nougat and Sense UI for a flexible, powerful combo.
Review: Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung's Galaxy S8 flagship raises the bar for smartphones thanks to its eye-popping display, attractive design, and blistering performance. This Android handset impresses in nearly every way.
Review: ZTE Grand X 4 for Cricket Wireless
ZTE's latest low-cost Android smartphone for Cricket Wireless is the Grand X 4. This phone is well made, but offers middling specs and performance.
Great 1st phone for my teenager
thank you for finally reviewing
Also, the env3, which is still available, does provide threaded text messaging with the "view by contact" option in the message settings menu.