LG G4 Review
We take a look at LG’s latest flagship, the LG G4 to see what this latest offering brings to users. While it comes at a premium price LG G4 has a unique and attractive design and several great features to ensure a premium performance.
- Display: 5.5-inch Quantum Dot, 2560 x 1440 resolution, 534 ppi
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (hexa-core: 2xCortex A57+ 4xCortex A53, 64-bit), Adreno 418 GPU
- RAM: 3GB DDR3
- Storage: 32 GB, expandable via microSD, up to 128GB
- Camera: Rear camera: 16MP, f/1.8, color spectrum sensor, OIS, laser-assisted focus; front camera: 8MP
- Connectivity: HSPA, LTE-Advanced, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct Bluetooth 4.1
- Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery: 3,000 mAh, user removable, wireless charging, quick charging
- Software: Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG Ux 4.0
- Dimensions: 149.8 x 76.2 x 6.3-9.8 mm, 155g
- Colors and Finishes: Plastic: gray, gold, white; Leather: black, brown, red, sky blue, beige, yellow
- Design: Unique and attractive
- Display: Vivid and great for media. Subtle cure of the display results in increased durability with 20% more resilience than regular slab smartphones.
- Qunatum Dot technology in the display for a greater and clearer range of colors.
- Knock On and Knock Code returns. Allows you to turn on the device by double tapping the screen or tapping a pre-set pattern.
- Processor: Snapdragon 808 is optimized for a speedy and smooth experience.
- Backing: The back cover is removable and comes in two options: leather or plastic. Each option offers a variety of colors.
- Battery: Removable battery allows users to carry and use spares. Up to 3 hours of screen-on time during a total usage of 16 hours.
- Storage: Expandable
- Camera: Among the best in quality with several useful modes
- Simple mode allows for tapping on subjects for quick laser focusing and immediate snapping
- Manual mode offers many tools for photographers, including a histogram for accurate levels, shutter speeds as long as 30 seconds, full white balance kelvin.
- Front camera: Gesture-centric features. Certain gestures can trigger the camera’s functions, for example, bringing the phone down after a shot lets you automatically review a photo. Good detail and wide enough for group shots.
- Color spectrum sensor analyzes the entire scene to get an accurate color reproduction
- Laser guided autofocus
- Location feature use a combination of all sensors available in the phone, including Wi-Fi and general global positioning for accurate GPS navigation.
- Google Chrome is default browser. Built-in integration with Google Drive, including an additional 100GB of storage free for two years.
- Calendar app can now use just about any captured area of the phone
- Photo gallery now has categories for better organization
- Smart Notice widget can warn user when background applications are draining the battery
- Post processing can result in smudgy photo’s
- No quick charging capabilities
- Speakers still positions in the rear but improvements have been made to the body and richness of the sound
What do you think about the LG G4?