The LG 450 and the Samsung t159 are flip phones with service available through T-Mobile. The LG 450 is available to order directly from the T-Mobile site, while the t159 is limited to in-store purchase and availability.
With a 4.0 customer review rating, the LG 450 is generally very well received. Geared towards users looking for basic features and reliability, the LG 450 features oversized input buttons for easy access and usage, and its 2.2 inch screen makes viewing messages and phone numbers simple. The phone is Bluetooth compatible, so use of an earpiece or headset is available for completely hands-free operation during phone calls. The LG 450 can also be paired with select cars and stereo systems that utilize Bluetooth technology, allowing calls to be heard over the cars speakers. For visually impaired users, the LG 450 has a text-to-speech feature that allows the phone to read incoming text messages aloud.
The Samsung t159 offers minimal features and no complexity. It has a 1.77 inch screen and a 1.3 megapixel camera. Colors are presented vibrantly on the small screen to make viewing easier. The 2x zoom of the phone's camera ensures that pictures are colorful and rich in detail.