There are countless Smartphone’s out there at the moment. To add to the bewilderment, a lot of companies are currently parading out numerous top-drawer handsets: consider Samsung’s Galaxy S and Note series, or the Z Ultra and Xperia Z from Sony. Even LG, whose latest G2 flagship discussed here, has both the G and G Pro to attract buyers. It is getting more and more complicated to launch a Smartphone with some standout attribute, something more than simpler larger screens and quicker processors.
Design and build
The face of the LG G2 seems like to the Samsung Galaxy S4, even though it boasts no physical or touch sensitive keys beneath the screen. Nevertheless, spin it over and the receiver appears unique. Many like the fiber glass-style finish however more prominent is the reality that keys have been slapped beneath the camera.
Hardware and performance
The G2 is outfitted with Qualcomm’s newest Smartphone chip, the 2.26 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800. An Adreno 330 GPU and a healthy 2 GB of RAM accompany this. The handset comes in either 32 GB or 16 GB of internal storage and you may be best off choosing the first since there is no microSD card slot for extension.
The G2 offers excellent call eminence. Signal strength is reliable. Like a good number of high-end Smartphone’s, the gadget has dual-microphones – one at the base and one at the peak. Active noise cancelling keeps, sound to a minimum, which is great while you are in a busy and noisy environment.
On the software face, the G2 employs LG’s personal dialer and contacts apps. The dialer is uncomplicated and practical, divided into five parts: the dialer, contacts, call logs, groups and favorites. You can effortlessly steer between the tabs through clicking the signs at the top or swiping right and left.
The remarkable specs line-up goes on with the G2’s cameras. The back camera, which sits on top of the back Key, boasts a resolution of 13 Mp and attributes optical picture stabilization (OIS).
There is no committed camera key on the G2, which is a disgrace; however, the camera takes high quality pictures and videos.
Samsung went overboard with extra attributes with the Galaxy S4 and LG has gone down that lane with the G2, however fortunately not as far. LG’s realistic UX does not seem as fashionable as Sony’s or HTC’s. It is more similar to Samsung’s TouchWiz with popping colors and disordered parts, specifically the notification bar that LG has stuffed everything possible into.
The G2 persists to amaze once it comes to battery life. The Smartphone boasts a big 11.1Wh (3000mAh) capacity battery – outstanding given the physical magnitude of the gadget. That is nearly as huge as the phablet-sized Galaxy Note 3.