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LG announces rugged smartphone - X Venture

One of the special features of this phone is so called QuickButton
By: Lana Jelic | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: May 22, 2017 7:33 pm

LG has announced its second X-line smartphone - the X Venture. The rugged phone has an IP68 water and dust protection, and 14 MIL-STD 810G certification for extreme temperatures, shock, and water as well as multiple immersions up to 1.5 meters deep.

 

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The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 435 and comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, expandable with a microSD card.

 

The X Venture comes with a 5.2-inch display and runs Android 7.0 Nougat. The phone features a 16MP rear camera and a 5MP front shooter.

 

The device has a 4,100 mAh battery, with Quick Charge 2.0.

 

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One of the special features of this phone is so called QuickButton. The button opens up Outdoor Essential, LG's new app that packs barometer, compass, step/calorie/distance counter, weather information, and a flashlight. You can also set the button to open any of your favorite apps.

 

The LG X Venture goes on sale today in the States on AT&T for around $260, but it will also be available globally.

NEWS SOURCES:Theverge.com

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