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LG Venus

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of LG Venus. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the GPS navigation and sound. The screen and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the price. There are mixed reviews on the camera and durability.

design, usability, screen, sound, GPS navigation

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG Venus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG Venus

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of LG Venus from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the performance. The durability is also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the usability.

durability, performance

38% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG VX8800 VENUS Verizon Wireless Slider Phone PinkLG VX8800 VENUS Verizon Wireless Slider Phone Pink

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Todd Haselton (laptopmag.com)

LG Venus

 

A fashionable multimedia slider that gives you a taste of touch without ditching the dialpad.

Haptic touchscreen for navigation ; Stylish design ; Good voice quality ; GPS functionality

Music player launched in our pocket ; Headphones not included ; Expensive

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Grace Aquino (wired.com)

Review: LG Venus VX8800

 

Hey there's something you don't see on a cell phone every day: a split screen. Well sort of. Technically, LG's Venus handset has two screens:...

Voice-prompted driving directions from Verizon’s VZ Navigator are actually helpful; we didn’t get lost once. 2-megapixel camera yields surprisingly detailed images plus decent video capture. MicroSD slot located supports memory cards up to 8GB in...

Call quality is sub par: our review model yielded a hiss in the background at the high volume levels. Phone’s plastic housing feels as cheap as it looks

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

LG VX8800 Venus

 

The LG Venus VX8800 brings new touch-screen style to Verizon.

Luxurious feel. Innovative touch-screen interface.

Touch buttons are ever so slightly sluggish. Incompatible with one Bluetooth headset we tested. Expensive.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Nicole Lee (cnet.com)

LG Venus review:

 

LG has really impressed us this year with a number of innovative handsets that offer rich feature sets and beautiful designs--the LG VX8550 Chocolate and the LG Voyager VX10000 are just two that have especially garnered our affections. Now LG has come...

The LG Venus has a unique dual-screen design with onscreen navigation controls that change layout depending on the application, plus it has vibrating feedback when touched. It also comes with a wealth of multimedia features, EV-DO support, plus great...

The LG Venus' touch screen is a bit gimmicky and takes some getting used to, and there aren't any touch-sensitivity settings for it. The camera has no flash and no self-portrait mirror.

The LG Venus is a beautiful slider phone with a great feature set, but we would recommend taking the time to get used to the unusual touch-screen controls.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

LG Venus Review

 

The Venus by LG is Verizon Wireless's latest music phone and is the successor to the Chocolate lineup. It is a slider, and moves beyond the heat sensitive buttons of 8500 series by adding a pressure-sensitive dynamic LCD display. The camera has been...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Noah Kravitz (phonedog.com)

LG Venus

 

Venus' half-touch/half-not display is an interesting idea that ultimately frustrated me more than it charmed me. The screens are beautiful and the morphing menus great, but I found myself wanting to touch the entire screen and not just the lower...

Beautiful display ; Context-sensitive menus ; Extensive feature set ; VZ Navigation works very well

Half a touchscreen sometimes feels gimmicky and frustrating ; Touch controls sometimes unresponsive ; Poor voice quality with unacceptable hiss on some calls ; Somewhat bulky overall

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Bright Hub (brighthub.com)

LG Venus Review

 

The LG Venus has dual screens and a good array of multimedia functions. It comes with a music player and a 2 megapixel camera. This article presents this phone's design, user interface, features and performance.

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Alfredo Padilla (reviewed.com)

LG Venus Cell Phone Review

 

The LG Venus is a slick looking cell phone reminiscent of the LG Chocolate, but targeted at the user who doesn't mind spending a bit more for extra features. The key feature of the Venus that justifies the extra is a small touch sensitive screen on the...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Alfredo Padilla (washingtonpost.com)

LG Venus

 

The LG Venus is a slick looking cell phone reminiscent of the LG Chocolate, but targeted at the user who doesn't mind spending a bit more for extra features. The key feature of the Venus that justifies the extra is a small touch sensitive screen on the...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Tong Zhang (mobiletechreview.com)

LG Venus - Phone Reviews by Mobile Tech Review

 

For the 2007 holiday shopping season, Verizon Wireless pushed out two innovative phones: the LG Voyager and the LG Venus. There are a lot of similarities between the two phones: both come with a touch screen and both have dual displays, both have a 2...

Excellent multimedia experience with fantastic audio and gorgeous screen for indoor use. V CAST videos play smoothly and better than on many other Verizon phones. Games play well on the phone and VZ Navigator has outstanding performance ;

Can’t see the screen outdoors. Pedestrian camera performance. No wired headset included

If you are looking for a stylish, strong multimedia phone, the Venus should be on your short list. The excellent audio, smooth video playback and crisp screen make for a very pleasurable multimedia experience. The phone has good looks and good build...

Dec, 2007
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