After a long history of achievements, LG appears to be furthermore determined to continue the momentum. It always bolsters its skills and takes diligent steps towards becoming a leading player, in the world of smartphones. As a proof, now LG has announced its new rugged smartphone – the X venture; the second X-line handset of 2017.
Apart from that, the device holds some interesting aspects, like being rated IP68, which indicates its water and dust resistance capability. Further, the phone has passed 14 different US military MIL-STD 810G tests, withstanding extreme temperatures, shock, and water.
LG says that the phone can endure immersions up to 1.5 meters deep in water. Besides, one more interesting information is here for you. Yes! The X venture boasts a Quick Button, which opens up a new app of LG, the Outdoor Essentials.
Basically, it is a multi-purpose app that can be used to assist a varied set of outdoor activities, as it is integrated with a barometer, step/calorie/distance counter, compass, weather information and a flashlight.
Further, the Quick Button works differently on different kinds of presses (i.e.) a short press will open outdoor essentials, a long press for settings menu and a double press for toggle the Glove Mode.
In Glove Mode, the X Venture will identify screen taps and swipes clearly, even when your hands are wrapped with gloves. What’s more! The Quick Button can also be customized to launch your favorite app. As far as the specs are concerned, the phone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor and a 5.2-inch LCD screen of 1080 x 1920p resolution.
Moreover, it has got a 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable through a microSD card. Talking about the cameras, there is a 16MP sensor on the rear camera and 5MP for the selfie shooter that is coupled with a 120-degree angle of view.
Finally, the X Venture runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and draws power from a 4,100 mAh battery. The phone has already gone on sale in North America today and will be available in certain regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, in the weeks to come.