LG Xenon

New LG Xenon from AT&T review with complete list of features including Compatibility Features, Technical Specifications and phone pictures.
The Hot New LG Xenon (or LG GR500) for AT&T is a touch screen, foremost messaging-centric phone featuring a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for fast, accurate text and instant messages and emails.

With a 2 megapixel camera and camcorder for picture and video messaging and AT&T’s popular Video Share as well as support for Up To 16 GB microSD Card, the Xenon is a full-service device.

Bluetooth v2.0 compatibility and voice-driven menu navigation and dialing combine for a completely hands-free conversation.

It weighs 3.81 ounces which puts it in an average size and weight phone category. Added an accelerometer, and a proximity sensor makes this phone very interesting.

According to LG, the Xenon has 4 hours of talk time on Li Ion battery and 264 hours on standby which is below average.

And according to FCC radiation tests, the LG Xenon has a digital SAR rating of 0.686 watts per kilogram but actual SAR may vary.

Quick Highlights

  • Large 2.8″ Touch Screen With Tactile Feedback
  • Slide-out QWERTY Keyboard for Fast, Accurate Texting
  • Enhanced Flash User Interface and Customizable Shortcuts Menu
  • Supports AT&T’s Video Share For Live Video Sharing During A Call
  • Internationally Compatible
  • Bluetooth v2.0 Compatible For Hands-free Conversations
  • 2 Megapixel Camera/ Camcorder To Record and Share Life’s Moments
  • Supports AT&T Navigator Audible Turn-by-turn Directions

Messaging Features

  • Text Messaging (SMS) – Yes, Send and Receive Text Messages
  • Instant Messenger – Yes, Yahoo! Messenger, AOL AIM, and Windows Live
  • Email Client – Supports Mobile Email Clients Yahoo!, AOL, AIM, Windows Live, AT&T Yahoo! and BellSouth
  • Multimedia Messaging – Yes, Send and Receive Picture and Video Messages

LG Xenon Entertainment Features

  • Games – Yes, Pre-loaded and Dowload More
  • Picture Caller ID – Yes
  • Ringer Profiles – Yes
  • Customizable Graphics – Yes
  • Streaming Multimedia Support – Yes, Supports Streaming Media Such as AT&T Mobile Music, XM Radio, Cellular Video, and More!
  • Polyphonic Ringtones – Yes
  • MP3 Player – Yes, Create and Manage Playlists and Listen To MP3, WMA, AAC and AAC+ Files

Digital Camera

  • Digital Camera – Yes, 2.0 Megapixel Camera/ Camcorder With 2x Zoom, Shutter Modes, AT&T Video Share, and More!
  • Video Capture / Camcorder – Yes, Record Video Messages Up To 32 Seconds or Video Clips Up To 60 Minutes

LG Xenon Advanced Features

  • GPS Services Support – Yes, Built-in aGPS For Turn-by-turn Voice and On-screen Directions With AT&T Navigator (Additional)
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology – Yes, V2.0 For Dial-up Networking, File Transfers, Hands-free Conversations, and More!
  • QWERTY Keyboard – Yes, Slide-out QWERTY Keyboard For Fast, Accurate Typing
  • Voice-driven Menus – Yes, Navigate Phone Menu Options Hands-free
  • PC Synchronization – Yes, USB Cable (Not Included)
  • Upgradeable – Yes, Upgrade Firmware Over The Air
  • Bluetooth Stereo Headset (A2DP) – Yes

Core Features

  • Calculator – Yes
  • Alarm – Yes
  • Calendar – Yes
  • Vibrate – Yes
  • Color Main Display – 2.8″, 240 x 400 Pixel Touch Screen Color Display With 65,000 Colors, TFT
  • Speakerphone – Yes
  • To-Do List – Yes
  • Style – Touch Screen QWERTY Slider
  • Color – Black and Blue
  • Voice Memo – Yes
  • PDA Device – No


  • Battery Type – Li-Ion
  • Talk Time – Up To 4 Hours
  • Standby Time – Up To 11 Days

LG Xenon Technical Specifications

  • Touch Screen – Yes, Touch Screen With Vibration Feedback
  • Application Platform – Java 2.0
  • Weight – 3.8 oz
  • Network Compatibility – GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
  • Dimensions – 4.2″ (H) x 2.1″ (W) x 0.6″ (D)
  • Micro-USB Port – Yes, USB Cable Sold Separately
  • Built-In Memory – Yes, 80 MB Built-in
  • Phonebook Capacity – Store Up To 500 Contacts, With Up To 5 Numbers, 2 Email Addresses and 1 Picture ID Each
  • Multiple Numbers Per Name – Yes, Up To 5 Numbers Per Contact
  • Data Download Speed – 3G (Where Available), GPRS/ EDGE/ UMTS/ HSPDA
  • Internationally Compatible – Yes
  • Expandable Memory Capacity – Yes, Supports Up To 16 GB microSD Card
  • Compatible Carrier – AT&T
  • TTY Compatible – Yes
  • 3G Data Speeds – Yes, Where Available

Compatible Rate Plans

  • Device Supports AT&T Messaging – Yes
  • Device Supports Voice Plans – Yes
  • Device Supports Add-on Line Plans – Yes
  • Device Supports AT&T High-End Voice Plans – Yes
  • Available For Purchase Without Service Plan – Yes

Compatible Features

  • AT&T Video Share Plan Options – Yes
  • Device Supports AT&T MEdia Services – Yes
  • AT&T Data + GPS Plan Options – Yes
  • AT&T GPS Plan Options – Yes
  • AT&T Voice Plan Options – Yes
  • AT&T Messaging Plan Options – Yes
  • AT&T Messaging + Data Unlimited Option – Yes
  • AT&T Data Unlimited Options – Yes

What’s In The Box

  • Additional Items Included – Battery, Charger, User Manual, Quick Start Guide

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