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LG Venice Boost Mobile price is now official, has a release date set for October 10

LG Venice Boost Mobile

The LG Venice Boost Mobile price and release date details have been formally announced nearly a week after the phone’s leaked images made their way online. The device in question is the second re-branded variant of the Optimus L7 to make its debut in the US.

Apart from carrying a new moniker, the handset doesn’t appear to have any modifications to its main specifications. For refresher’s sake, it houses a single core 1GHz processor which powers up the Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform. The LG Optimus 3.0 interface is layered over the OS to bring in various enhancements including QuickMemo.

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“The LG Venice is an eye-catching device with its platinum finish and slim design packed with the latest features tech-savvy consumers crave,” expressed Andre Smith, vice president-Boost Mobile. “It’s a perfect example of not having to sacrifice style and features for affordability especially when combined with a no-contract Monthly Unlimited plan with payments that shrink to as low as $40 a month.”

The front is fitted with a 4.3-inch display and a VGA webcam coated with Corning Gorilla Glass, while the rear flaunts a 5MP camera which can record videos in 720p HD, and a LED Flash. The handset is approximately one-third of an inch thick and weighs not more than 4.41 ounces. The smartphone will be up for grabs paired with the carrier’s $55 no-contract Android Monthly Unlimited plan which tags along Shrinking Payments.

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The LG Venice Boost Mobile price tag reads as $219.99 excluding taxes. The handset is expected to be available for purchase on October 10 through the carrier’s exclusive outlets, select dealers and online. The in-store release date for select national retail locations is pegged for late October.