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Check out the LG Volt (pictures)

The budget-priced LG Volt smartphone offers LTE connectivity and great battery life.

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LG Volt

The $100 LG Volt (about £65, or AU$130) won't stand out in a crowd, but it offers LTE connectivity and great battery life.

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The phone runs on Boost Mobile's network -- that means lots of preinstalled bloatware to remove. Its operating system is Android 4.4KitKat, and on top of that there's LG's Optimus UI.

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The star of the show is the removable 3,00 mAh battery -- we saw an average of just over 16 hours of battery life in CNET's video playback test. There's only 8GB of internal storage, but you can add up to 32GB with a microSD card.

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The 8-megapixel camera on the rear is decidedly less impressive, churning out dull, lifeless images with washed-out colors.

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The USB charger is flanked by a pair of small, tinny-sounding speakers.

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The volume controls sit on the left side of the Volt.

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And here's the lock button, on the right.

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The headphone jack sits up top, accompanied by an IR emitter, so you can use the phone as a remote control.

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