Boost's LG Venice has respectable midrange specs including a snappy processor and a vivid screen, but if you want 4G data speeds, look elsewhere.
Having previously charted the terrain of hard-to-reach areas such as the Grand Canyon and Great Barrier Reef, Google has added another notch to its belt.
You don't need a gondola to check out the LG Venice. Available on Boost, this midlevel 3G handset houses a 1GHz processor and 4.3-inch screen.
A variant of U.S. Cellular's LG Splendor, the mid-level 3G-enabled LG Venice sports the same 4.3-inch screen, Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS, 5-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor -- all available on Boost's prepaid network.
This is tragedy written as progress. Google is gobbling up 100,000 square feet of buildings in Venice, Calif., and the muscular members of Gold's Gym believe they will be ousted.
Available for contract-free smartphone users, the LG Venice is a midlevel Android 4.0 handset from Boost Mobile.
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