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Unlocked LG X Venture now available in the U.S. through Amazon

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Unlocked LG X Venture now available in the U.S. through Amazon
As we told you early on Monday, the rugged Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now official and at least for now, it remains an AT&T exclusive. But Samsung's handset isn't the only phone that is designed for those with butterfingers. Earlier this year, back in May if we might be so precise, the LG X Venture also launched on AT&T. Like the Galaxy S8 Active, the LG X Venture will take a wallop or a fall, and continue to operate perfectly.

So what happens if you are a klutz and AT&T isn't your carrier? Well, the word we heard today is that the Galaxy S8 Active won't always be exclusive to AT&T, so there is that. And starting today, the aforementioned LG X Venture is available unlocked from Amazon for $297.05. That is a 15% (or $52.94) savings from the regular price. And yes Virginia, there is free shipping.

Let's get to the fun part.The LG X Venture features a 5.2-inch display with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. A Glove mode allows you to wear gloves as much as 2mm thick, and still navigate the screen. The phone meets military requirements allowing it to be shockproof, and with an IP68 certification rating it can be submerged to as deep as 5-feet of water for as long as 30-minutes without any lasting damage. Powering the handset is the Snapdragon 435 chipset, with an octa-core 1.4GHz CPU and the Adreno 505 GPU. 2GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage. Maximum amount of available storage is 21.5GB.. A 16MP rear-facing camera comes with an aperture of f/2.2, and there is a 5MP wide angle selfie-snapper in front. A whopping 4100mAh battery will keep your phone running for a long time.

According to Amazon, the device will work just fine on both GSM and CDMA networks in the U.S. Amazon is offering the LG X Venture in black, and Android Nougat is pre-installed. If you want a handset that is strong enough to take all of the crap you put one through in the course of a day, the LG X Venture just might be the one.

source: Amazon via AndroidAuthority

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LG X venture specs
  • Display 5.2 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera) 5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 4100 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat LG UX UI

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