MetroPCS has announced a new messaging phone to its product line up called the LG Beacon. This new quick messaging phone is a touch-based handset that support CDMA technology and it features a design that is similar to the LG Cosmos. It comes with a 2.8-inch touchscreen display, it has a slide-out QWERTY Keyboard for quick text, IM and status updates.
It features a 1.3-megapixel camera that has a frame-by-frame digital scrapbook enabling the user to have fun with photos of their friends, it comes with web browsing capabilities, games and even the ability to do status updates on social networking sites such as twitter and Facebook. It comes with advanced Bluetooth connectivity that allows wireless music streaming, it also comes with a few MetroPCS applications such as the MetroNavigator that offers audible turn-by-turn directions plus it also gives the option to download other applications with @Metro. It comes with the BREW OS running in the background and its also supports microSD cards up to 16GB.
MetroPCS is presently offering the LG Beacon Messaging Phone and it goes for the price of $69 before a $25 mail-in rebate which makes its final price $44.