The LG Venus is a a dual screen phone with a lower touch screen with multimedia capabilities available from Verizon. Reviewers found the call quality, battery life, fast EV-DO data access and camera to be excellent.
The best features of the phone noted by reviewers are it’s touch screen, stylish look, Web/messaging functionality, GPS, music player and voice activation. Some reviewers thought that it may take a while to get used to using the phone’s unique touchscreen. The phone is obviously geared towards women and reviewed by men was rated much lower. The LG Venus has a touch of class with lots of style, selling for $199 with a two-year contract and $50 rebate from Verizon.
In Coffee House Review of the LG Venus by Wireless and Mobile News the LG Venus is liked for it style, multimedia capabilities, GPS, call activation, great call quality and fast data access ranking it 4 out 5.
Phone arena in a very lengthy review of the LG Venus rated the phone 6 out of 10 stating, "The Venus is a good phone, but unfortunately it misses the loftier
marks it sets out to hit. The design is a mashup, the touch screen
lackluster in both function and performance." The positive aspects of the phone were good camera, call reception and excellent battery life. While users rated the LG Venus 8.3 out of 10.
Nicole Lee at CNET rated the LG Venus 8 of ten for vibrating touch, fast EV-DO access, multimedia and great performance, calling it stunningly beautiful. She didn't like that the camera doesn't have a flash and that it takes a while to get used to the unique way of operating the phone."On the higher end, there's also e-mail, PC syncing, USB mass storage,
instant messaging, a wireless Web browser, and stereo Bluetooth," writes Lee. Call and music quality were good.
Sascha Segan at PCMag rated the LG Venus 3.5 out of 5. He found the interface most compelling when playing music, and the call quality was decent. He noted that the phone is obviously marketed to women and is all about style. Although there are less expensive phones available, "... if you have the cash to burn,
there's no shame in wanting to play with this phone's touch-screen