Reviews (6.7/10 Avg. rating)


Jack of all trades, master of few

LG G5

from Gearburn (7 days ago)

The LG G5 could’ve been extraordinary, but ultimately fell under the weight of its company’s own cloudy vision and poor execution. Kudos to LG for taking that leap, but modules solid separately after launch shouldn’t be the selling point of a smartphone at launch. If the modules do... More

The LG G5 could’ve been extraordinary, but ultimately fell under the weight of its company’s own cloudy vision and poor execution. Kudos to LG for taking that leap, but modules solid separately after launch shouldn’t be the selling point of a smartphone at launch. If the modules do in fact add value to the experience, I’ll happily update this review with my revised opinion. For now, this flagship is redeemed only by its astonishing raw performance and video recording prowess. Still, if you still want to marry this phone for its claimed selling points, be prepared to live with its inconsistencies.

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6/10

When innovation meets lazy design

LG G5

from The Next Web (10 days ago)

I admire LG for being pretty much the only flagship manufacturer still delivering all the traditional power-user features. If you need all of those things, then the G5 is the phone for you.

I admire LG for being pretty much the only flagship manufacturer still delivering all the traditional power-user features. If you need all of those things, then the G5 is the phone for you.

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The modulator

LG G5

from AndroidPIT (12 days ago)

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Whether the LG G5 is an aesthetically pleasing smartphone, well, that’s for you to decide. WhatI’ll say is that it is a flagship that can take on a Samsung Galaxy S7 and probably also with the HTC 10. Although these two competitors have arguably manu... More

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Whether the LG G5 is an aesthetically pleasing smartphone, well, that’s for you to decide. WhatI’ll say is that it is a flagship that can take on a Samsung Galaxy S7 and probably also with the HTC 10. Although these two competitors have arguably manufactured better phones, LG has a removable battery and its Friends modules.

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8/10

Those innovative modules mean nothing

LG G5

from Talk Android (15 days ago)

The world’s initial impression of the LG G5 was that the phone’s modules would make or break it. After spending multiple weeks with the phone and seeing module support dwindle, the modular design means nothing at all for the G5. This is yet another phone with high-end specifications that... More

The world’s initial impression of the LG G5 was that the phone’s modules would make or break it. After spending multiple weeks with the phone and seeing module support dwindle, the modular design means nothing at all for the G5. This is yet another phone with high-end specifications that tried to stand out and create buzz to shift attention away from Samsung. New modules (and ones that are globally sold) are either going to be priced far too high or never arrive at all. The selling point of the G5 is gone, and it was gone before the phone was even released. Considering the cheap design and lackluster performance, LG can only fall back on the camera.

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Checks all the boxes, but modularity is a bust

LG G5

from TechnoBuffalo (19 days ago)

Alright, we’ve made it this far, to the conclusion of our review of LG’s 2016 flagship smartphone, the LG G5. What do I think? Well, I’m feeling good, really good, just a slightly unsatisfied. Look, the phone has a great display, great battery life, a fun camera, expandable storage... More

Alright, we’ve made it this far, to the conclusion of our review of LG’s 2016 flagship smartphone, the LG G5. What do I think? Well, I’m feeling good, really good, just a slightly unsatisfied. Look, the phone has a great display, great battery life, a fun camera, expandable storage, a removable battery, a metal design and a unique form factor. LG has literally nailed ever point that anyone could ask for, seriously. It even left the IR blaster for folks who like that. If you want all the whole kitchen sink here, then buy the LG G5. It’s a great phone.

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LG's appetite for risk is admirable, but doesn't pay off

LG G5

from GreenBot (19 days ago)

The G5 isn't a "bad" phone in the big scheme of all available Android phones. But despite a great display, awesome camera controls, and an improved battery swapping system, it's still notably flawed.

The G5 isn't a "bad" phone in the big scheme of all available Android phones. But despite a great display, awesome camera controls, and an improved battery swapping system, it's still notably flawed.

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A timid attempt to put the gadget back in smartphones

LG G5

from Gizmodo (20 days ago)

The G5 is a solid piece of hardware, and the second wide-angle camera on the back is a compelling reason to choose it over the Galaxy S7 or the iPhone 6s.

The G5 is a solid piece of hardware, and the second wide-angle camera on the back is a compelling reason to choose it over the Galaxy S7 or the iPhone 6s.

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A glimpse of the future

LG G5

from TechRadar (21 days ago)

The LG G5's modular party pieces are yet to be fully realized, but away from that you've got a supremely solid flagship smartphone - if only the battery was a bit better.

The LG G5's modular party pieces are yet to be fully realized, but away from that you've got a supremely solid flagship smartphone - if only the battery was a bit better.

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9/10

Unique modular design

LG G5

from Cnet (21 days ago)

This is the phone to get if you want a removable battery, but it fails to live up to its world-changing Swiss Army Knife potential.

This is the phone to get if you want a removable battery, but it fails to live up to its world-changing Swiss Army Knife potential.

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8.4/10

Great cameras attached to a modular mess

LG G5

from Android Community (21 days ago)

The strength of the LG G5 as an Android smartphone is as much overshadowed by its "modular" design. And the one module we have available in the U.S. isn't all that great. The other is great, but unavailable to us as yet. But even those hardware innovations are plagued by early manufacturing problems... More

The strength of the LG G5 as an Android smartphone is as much overshadowed by its "modular" design. And the one module we have available in the U.S. isn't all that great. The other is great, but unavailable to us as yet. But even those hardware innovations are plagued by early manufacturing problems — and we have no idea of the long-term viability of these phone modules, or of LG's commitment to them. The G5 continues LG's long line of phones with excellent cameras, however. And the optional 360-degree camera is a world of fun.

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Nice plain cell phone if all you need is a cell phone.

LG 441G

(about 1 month ago)

Works well, has enough stuff, 3G, web. If your not putting your nose into a smart phone every 10 seconds this is the phone for you. I see people banging on there phone all the time like they have nothing else to do. Most have zero personality so smart phones replace that part of there liefs. I have... More

Works well, has enough stuff, 3G, web. If your not putting your nose into a smart phone every 10 seconds this is the phone for you. I see people banging on there phone all the time like they have nothing else to do. Most have zero personality so smart phones replace that part of there liefs. I have plenty to do without chatting with someone else all day and making my life tolerable. I'm 23 and hate smart phones, I have one but use my LG 441 more, one handed use is perfect. Get one you might have a personality after all. If your a democrat you have no idea what I just said and go back to your cave.

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10/10

Battery goes off so soon.

LG F4NR

(2 months ago)

I got a new LG F4NR. The battery is dying so fast.......charging every day.

I got a new LG F4NR. The battery is dying so fast.......charging every day.

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1/10

BEST of mine

LG KF600

(3 months ago)

I fell in love with this phone/ as it reflects my optimal user style - the screen is interactive (I'm highly visual) + it's very comfortable to hold & type too. Extremely user-friendly. It's really sad I can't find a new one like that again!

I fell in love with this phone/ as it reflects my optimal user style - the screen is interactive (I'm highly visual) + it's very comfortable to hold & type too. Extremely user-friendly. It's really sad I can't find a new one like that again!

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10/10

No digital compass

LG Joy

(4 months ago)

The phone was advertised on other sites as having a digital compass, which is a basic requirement for a smartphone. It appears there is confusion as to whether the phone does or doesn't have a digital compass. LG technical staff I've talked to claim not to know what a digital compass is! The phone i... More

The phone was advertised on other sites as having a digital compass, which is a basic requirement for a smartphone. It appears there is confusion as to whether the phone does or doesn't have a digital compass. LG technical staff I've talked to claim not to know what a digital compass is! The phone is totally frustrating. I would not have bought it if I had known it wouldn't work properly. Don't touch it with a bargepole.

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1/10

Disappointed

LG 441G

(5 months ago)

My son gets many random texts and calls all the time, but the screen only shows "new message". You have to open it to find out it's spam, which of course deducts minutes. Haven't found a block option either to cut back on the spam.

My son gets many random texts and calls all the time, but the screen only shows "new message". You have to open it to find out it's spam, which of course deducts minutes. Haven't found a block option either to cut back on the spam.

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2/10

Hardware Issues

LG V10

(5 months ago)

My carrier is Verizon, bought phone new. 16 days later screen was frozen and glitching non responsive, I had to pull the battery to get it going again. 18 days later and the phone shut off in between a call, again screen went black and was non responsive, had to pull battery to get going again. Veri... More

My carrier is Verizon, bought phone new. 16 days later screen was frozen and glitching non responsive, I had to pull the battery to get it going again. 18 days later and the phone shut off in between a call, again screen went black and was non responsive, had to pull battery to get going again. Verizon customer service said software issues and has to get replaced with Verizon warranty "refurbished"! 19 days later, phone won't turn on at all, completely dead. Very unhappy with phone and carrier! I paid for a new phone, not for testing purposes! Oh and one last thing, phone doesn't come with ear buds!

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1/10

Nex

Nexus 5

(5 months ago)

This phone is .by far the best phone I've ever owned .. Although I will agree the battery life is poor. But buying a new battery and replacing the factory one is 100% difference. I've had so many different kinds of phone from sony xperia ,Amazing Galaxy, Htc and this phone by far beats them all .... More

This phone is .by far the best phone I've ever owned .. Although I will agree the battery life is poor. But buying a new battery and replacing the factory one is 100% difference. I've had so many different kinds of phone from sony xperia ,Amazing Galaxy, Htc and this phone by far beats them all . I don't know whether people will agree but it's just my opinion.

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9/10

The worst phone I have ever had the misfortune to own

LG G3

(6 months ago)

Maybe it's because I didn't have a choice in what phone to get. Maybe it's because I absolutely LOVED my old phone (HTC One S) and didn't want to get rid of it. Or maybe it's because the phone really is as annoying as I think it is. The bottom line is, I hate it. Although some people might like the... More

Maybe it's because I didn't have a choice in what phone to get. Maybe it's because I absolutely LOVED my old phone (HTC One S) and didn't want to get rid of it. Or maybe it's because the phone really is as annoying as I think it is. The bottom line is, I hate it. Although some people might like the larger screen, I find it's too big to hold comfortably. I tend to keep my cell in my back pocket. Can't do that with this one as it's too big. And it's heavy. Heavier WITHOUT a case than my last phone was WITH it's case (and since I have a habit of dropping my phone, I need a case, so now this big, heavy phone will be even bigger and heavier). What I like about it: the camera. What I don't like about it: pretty much everything else. Ease of navigation? Not there. Nothing is straightforward. You constantly have to search for what you want. I have had several phones from several different manufacturers before this one and I have never, EVER had problems with set up or learning/finding it's features. The battery life is not good either. Just setting the phone up with my preferences, it went from a full charge to 74%. Haven't listened to music, haven't played any games or downloaded anything and still it sucked back over 1/4 of the battery. I shudder to think how often I will have to charge the thing once I start to actually use it. Regrettably, I am stuck in a 2 year contract. I am literally counting down the days before I can get out of it and get a decent phone. (As of now, it's 716 days. It's going to be a long 2 years.)

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1/10

GREAT PHONE !!

LG A341

(7 months ago)

I've had this phone for about 3 years now without one single problem !! No dropped calls, always good reception, very easy to use BUT, it is not a smart phone so if you just need a device to make and receive calls and text ( all a phone really should do), then I recommend it. a lot of previous revi... More

I've had this phone for about 3 years now without one single problem !! No dropped calls, always good reception, very easy to use BUT, it is not a smart phone so if you just need a device to make and receive calls and text ( all a phone really should do), then I recommend it. a lot of previous reviews mentioned a poor manual......If you've ever owned a cell phone before and knew how to use it you shouldn't need a manual for this REALLY simple little gem !!

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10/10

It is amazing for the price.

LG Optimus L1 II

(7 months ago)

Costs less than an old school flip phone style. If you cant really afford a smart phone, think again!

Costs less than an old school flip phone style. If you cant really afford a smart phone, think again!

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6/10

Info & Contact

About LG

Few cell phone manufacturers have received as much attention as LG over the past several years, mainly because they keep coming out with great devices. LG is responsible in large part for turning cell phones into show phones, with sexy form factors, brushed metal fascias and functionality to back up the good looks.

LG is an enormous multinational corporation with 75 subsidiaries throughout the world, but their cell phone division has truly been one of their showpieces. You may be familiar with the “Shine Line” of phones that include a number of shiny flips and sliders that have racked up huge sales for carriers.

By 2005 LG was a Top 100 global brand. In addition to great cell phones, LG is the largest manufacturer of liquid crystal displays.

The company got its start in 1958 under the name GoldStar, making radios, TVs, refrigerators, washing machines and air conditioners.

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