After the success of the LG G3, LG has re-launched a new mobile device that it used as LG G4 and in which it has maintained the design that received much applause from almost all users, also improving the benefits and specifications. With this LG G4 we are faced with a interesting terminal of the high range, which may be missing some details to be able to compete for example with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that we analyzed in depth a few days ago.
Today and thanks to LG Spain we will be able to analyze in great detail this new LG G4 and draw conclusions after having used it for a few days as a personal mobile, an experience of which I have been really happy, although I think I would never buy it. for various details. Do you want to know what they are? You can keep reading until the end and you will surely agree with me.
Table of Contents
As usual we are going to start by taking a look at the design of this smartphone, which is very successful, but has a negative point. And it is that if we look no competitive terminal, of the so-called high-end, is finished in plastic. Most use metallic materials and some even glass. In the most basic version we have to settle for a plastic that also does not give the impression of being something else, you can see from a distance that it is plastic.
In the version whose back cover is made of leather, things improve a lot, but without becoming anything of the other world and the plastic is still very present. And when we pay a significant amount of money for a smartphone, what we do not want is for it to be finished in plastic.
The rest of the design is like in the LG G3 a little seen design, and that is We will not find any button on the sides of the device, and these are all concentrated in the back, something really comfortable as soon as you get used to it. On the front, almost everything is a screen, with very small margins.
If we had to give the design a score from 0 to 10, I would give it a 6, discounting a lot of marks for the materials used and for the curve of the back cover, which I will never quite understand and which makes the terminal sway every time that you put it on a surface.
Characteristics and specifications
Below we show you the main features and specifications of this LG G4;
- Size: 148 × 76,1 × 9,8 mm
- Weight: 155 grams
- Display: 5,5 inches IPS with a resolution of 1440 × 2560 pixels
- Processor: Snapdragon 808, 1,8GHz 64-core, XNUMX-bit
- RAM: 3GB
- Internal storage: 32GB as a possibility to expand it using microSD cards
- cameras: 16 megapixel rear with laser auto-focus, OIS 2 f / 1.8. 8 megapixel front camera
- Battery: 3.000 mAh
- Operating system: Android Lollipop 5.1
You can check the rest of the features and specifications in the LG G4 file that we can find on the official LG page which you can access from the link that we have left you at the end of this article.
Inside this LG G4 we find a processor Snapdragon 808, of which we could call as second row and is that it is not the latest model of the Qualcomm company and that for example if we are in the HTC One M9.
We don't want to blame the processor, but Yes, we have noticed that at some point this terminal gets hookedAlthough it is to be imagined that LG is already working on solving this aspect through some software update that should be available very soon.
Even with everything, do not worry about this small detail, because if you are going to give it normal use, without squeezing this LG G4 to unsuspected limits, you will not notice any problem or lag.
The RAM memory is one of the culprits that no "normal" user will notice anything strange and that is that its 3GB of RAM are capable of almost everything.
Regarding the internal storage, we find a single 32GB version that, however, can be expandable using microSD cards, which is still a great advantage since, unless there are, for the moment, more versions with a higher internal storage this I could be a problem for some users.
The camera, one of the strengths of this LG G4
If the processor is one of the black spots of this LG G4, Its camera is undoubtedly one of the strengths of this terminal and of which we could say that it ranks as the best in the market together with that of the Samsung Galaxy S6.
The usability, the customization possibilities, the sharpness that it offers us, the stabilization of the images or the ultra-fast focus are just some of the positive points of this camera. In addition, the possibility of using the camera in manual mode is something that we cannot miss and it will be a real blessing for many users who do not find this possibility in other mobile devices on the market.
We must also emphasize that the images taken in full darkness or with very little light have an enormous quality and above all we could say that they present true colors, very far from others that are obtained with other terminals on the market and that make the image not looks nothing like reality at all.
Here we show you a wide gallery of images taken with the LG G4;
The battery, the great black point
Despite the fact that LG has repeated a thousand times that the battery is not a problem in this LG G4, our experience has been totally different and it is that we have had bad times, for several days to reach the end of the day, and also in giving excessive use to the terminal.
The 3.000 mAh of its battery seems that they can be sufficient, but unless it is a user «too aggressive» with the terminals, or installs for example too many applications for me they are not. And I think they are not for anyone, because when LG allows us to change the battery whenever we want it is because it is possibly feared that the same thing will happen to this LG G4 as its predecessor that continuously devoured the battery.
Of course, it is fair to emphasize that This LG G4 offers us the possibility of a fast charge and the time it takes to fully charge the terminal is minimal, which is a blessing since if in addition to the battery running out very soon, it will not have a function of this guy, it would be to get angry a lot.
My personal experience after a month of use
As I have already told you in the video that leads this article, the LG G4 has been my smartphone for personal use for a month and although there are several negative points that I have to highlight, the experience has been very good and positive, and if I had to choose a mobile device from the so-called high-end, perhaps the LG flagship would be my first choice.
Among the positive points I have to highlight the camera above all, and that is that it offers us the possibility of taking pictures of enormous quality, with the advantage that we can also use the camera in manual mode, which is a real blessing, as long as you know how to use it, which is not easy.
La screen, which offers us great sharpness and very real colors is another of the highlights of this LG G4. In addition, the possibility of removing the battery, when it is necessary to change it for a new one, and of expanding the internal storage by means of a microSD card round out the good news.
. The first is its battery, which is clearly insufficient for a high-end terminal, and is that while on vacation, where not so many work emails arrive and in general, at least in my case I use less the smartphone, it did not arrive at the end of the day.
Its design is another one of the things that I have not liked at all and that is that I still do not understand the curvature of the back of the terminal that makes it swing when placed on a flat surface.
Availability and prices
The LG G4 has been available on the market for a few weeks now, for a price that can vary depending on the back cover we want. Below we show you the links to be able to buy on Amazon along with their current prices;LG G4 Titanium - 530 euros LG G4 Red - 575 euros LG G4 Black - 579 euros
Keep in mind before buying this terminal that more and more companies and stores offer it together with a gift, so our recommendation is that you search the network well for those stores that will reward us with a gift, which in most cases is much more than just nonsense.
What do you think of this LG G4?.
- Editor's rating
- 5 star rating
- LG G4
- Review of: Villamandos
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- DesignPublisher: 75%
- ScreenPublisher: 90%
- PerformancePublisher: 85%
- CameraPublisher: 95%
- AutonomyPublisher: 70%
- Portability (size / weight)Publisher: 80%
- Price qualityPublisher: 90%
Pros and cons
- High quality display
- Photo camera that offers us images of enormous quality
- Materials and design used
- Processor somewhat outdated
More information - lg.com