But in case phone is what you need, phone is what you pay for with LG Banter. It has sliding QWERTY form-factor and is equipped with 1.3 megapixel camera, built-in MP3 player, Bluetooth, microSD card slot.
LG Banter comes with free shipping and is available in combination of silver and black.

This is slider phone equipped with QWERTY keyboard, 1.3 megapixel camera, integrated MP3 player, Bluetooth, microSD card slot and has changeable faceplates.

It has interesting features for the more demanding, but unfortunately we do not know yet the price or availability. Still, we can still say their details as they come, the new Banter brings the following:

Among its features, it emphasizes the dual CDMA connectivity (800/1900 MHz) and its powerful Li-Ion battery with capacity of 5 hours for talking on the phone, although it can work about 288 hours on standby. Quite impressive, isn’t it?
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It has TFT screen with resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, has very good 1.3 megapixel camera, possibility to add microSD and microSDHC memory, its QWERTY keyboard is modern and has Bluetooth. Finally let us note its Connectivity WAP 2.0 and MP3 player and MPEG4 video.

LG Banter Tech Specs

Estimated talk time: up to 5.5 hours
• Estimated standby time: up to 10 days
• Weight: 125 grams
• Size: 11.2 x 5.3 x 1.7 cm
• Internal Memory: 38 MB
• External Memory: Up to 16 GB

• Send quick text messages, instant messages and multimedia messages using the QWERTY keyboard
• With the 1.3 megapixel camera, capture lasting moments of photos and send them to your friends
• MP3 player with microSD memory card slot (up to 16GB)
• Bluetooth ® ¹
• Music player
• Voice dialing
• Alarm
• Loudspeaker
• Voice
• Calendar
• Memory card slot
• Camera