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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active leaves behind the physical navigation buttons

An active Galaxy that doesn’t really look like it. Leaks don’t get much more verifiable than this. The Wireless Power Consortium —the company in charge of the Qi standard — has posted what appears to be the front of the Galaxy S8 Active, a likely-AT&T exclusive that will debut in the next few weeks. Though the phone shares the same basic design as the Galaxy S8, it doesn’t have the (fragile) curved glass, and a slightly larger side bezel buttresses the 5.8-inch screen, reinforced at the corners to protect against…

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LG launches the X Venture, an affordable active smartphone

Bear Gryll-types and the accident prone: if the Galaxy Active is too much for you, LG’s offering a cheaper alternative. Looking for a rugged device that won’t break the bank? LG wants you to consider its second-generation X Venture smartphone. It’s made for people who are active and it’s cheap enough that, if you’re on AT&T, you could probably grab one as a backup simply for adventurous weekends. The LG X Venture features a 5.2-inch Full HD In-Cell touch display. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat and features IP68 water and…

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