Rugged LG X Venture launches on US Cellular - a decent phone for the adventurer in you


US Cellular is now selling a new rugged smartphone - the LGX Venture. First released in the US by AT&T, the X Venturecurrently runs Android 7 Nougat, and will likely be updated to Android 8 Oreo atsome point (though LG has yet to confirm this).



 



Built around a metal frame, the LG X Venture isshock-resistant, as well as dust- and water-resistant (IP68-certified). This isnot a high-end device, but it comes with pretty decent features, including a 16MP rear camera, a 5 MP wide-angle front-facing camera, an octa-core Snapdragon435 processor, 2 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of expandable internal memory. As for thebattery that the handset is packing, that's a very generous 4100 mAh unit withquick charging.  



 



The LG X Venture sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display with GloveMode - activated by double-pressing the QuickButton on the left of the phone,this allows you to operate the device with gloves on, even in wet environments. SaidQuickButton can also be pressed to open a suite of outdoor-oriented apps,including barometer, compass, weather report, exercise tracker, and activitycounter.



 



Interested customers can buy the X Venture from USCellular for $299.99 outright, or $12 per month for 30 months. The phoneis available to order online via the source link below.



 



Folks who want to get the LG X Venture unlocked can purchase itfrom Amazon - USwarranty is included, and the handset is compatible with all relevant carriers.



 





 



source: US Cellular via PhoneScoop 

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X venture
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 435, Octa-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4100 mAh(24h talk time)

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7 Comments

1. sgodsell

Posts: 7605; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

iPhonearena gives this phone a decent phone for $299. Yet it has a 5.2" 1080 full HD display, a massive 4100 mha battery with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of expandable storage. The iPhone 8 has 2 GB of RAM with 64 gb of non expandable storage, a 750p 4.7" HD display for $699. What's the matter iPhonearena? Are you afraid to give this smartphone a score? How close would the score be to the 9.2 score you gave the iPhone 8?

2. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

Get an LG X Venture and an iPhone 8. Compare their speed when it comes to browsing, gaming, multiple app usage, and so on. Reply back. Thanks.

3. iushnt

Posts: 3173; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Why are u so much into specifications? If I give you two options, a car with 4 wheels and a car with 6 wheels. Would you choose the one with 6 wheels because u feel that the extra 2 wheels will make it faster?

4. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

You really can't directly compare an offroad SUV to a city SUV. Just like phones, they have priority features.

5. iushnt

Posts: 3173; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

I know!!

6. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

If you indeed knew, then they'll be no point for you to say "a car with 4 wheels and a car with 6 wheels. Would you choose the one with 6 wheels because u feel that the extra 2 wheels will make it faster?" The car with 6 wheels will have better grip and stability on the ground... Do some trucks not have 12 wheels? 6 wheels grouped in pairs of two at each side.

7. websiteuj

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Thanks for your Information!

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