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24
Nov

Top 10 Android phones at Verizon (November 2015)


With Black Friday breathing down your neck and the holiday shopping season in full swing, now is the time that a lot of people are considering a smartphone upgrade. Buying a new device can be a fun endeavor. But, for some folks, the idea of picking out a new handset may be a little more difficult.

Which is the newest phone? What is the best phone? Which is the one that’s going to give me exactly what I need? We’re here to help you dig through the clutter.

We’ve put together a list of the top 10 Android smartphones you should consider for Verizon this November. Here, in no particular order, are ten Android handsets that you should consider for Verizon if you’re currently shopping around.

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Droid Turbo 2

As the first phone to feature a shatterproof display, much can be said about the new Droid Turbo 2. Not only does this one give you peace of mind in knowing that it can fall out of your pocket or desk without shattering, the phone also features some pretty impressive hardware.

Powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop, the Turbo 2 features a 5.4-inch display at 2560×1440 resolution and a 21-megapixel camera. Quick charging ensures that the phone never runs low on juice; moreover, the 3760mAh battery gets you two days of use. In other words it’s built to be used and somewhat abused.

In a first for the Droid series, buyers can head to the Moto Maker tool to design their own unique version of the phone. There are more than 1,000 combinations of colors and materials to choose from.

Motorola Droid Turbo 2 at Verizon

Customized Droid Turbo 2 at Verizon

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LG V10

The newest phone of the bunch, this LG features two displays. Indeed, there is the 5.7-inch quad HD screen which looks gorgeous on its own. However, up at the top you will find a small secondary display which offers quick access to favourite contacts, apps, media player buttons , or an at-a-glance view of your schedule.

But, as if that were not enough, you will also find 64 gigabytes of internal storage with a microSD card that allows for another 200GB of space. The removable 3,000mAh battery is more than enough to get you a day or two of life. The rear offers up a 16-megapixel camera while the front houses a pair of 5-megapixel shooters. One works for close-ups while the other has a wide angle lens for group shots.

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Motorola Droid Maxx 2

Another relative newbie, this Motorola packs a 5.5-inch 1080p HD display, 21-megapixel rear camera, and 16GB internal storage. Toss in the 3630mAh battery with Turbo Charging and you’ve got a device that should never run low on power. Other specifications include Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, microSD expansion card slot for more storage, and a water-repellent coating.

Motorola Droid Maxx 2 at Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

The fifth generation of Samsung’s plus-sized smartphone experience boasts a gorgeous metal and glass design. The S Pen digital stylus is smarter than ever and works without even powering on the display. Up from previous models, storage options are now 32GB and 64GB. The battery, which comes in at a commendable 3000mAh capacity, allows for fast charging, wireless charging, and even fast wireless charging.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 at Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S6

Announced in the spring, it’s hard to beat the annual Samsung flagship smartphone. The 5.1-inch Quad HD screen is a stunner and feels oh-so-right in our hands and the premium design includes glass and metal. It’s the first Galaxy S model we’ve wanted to coddle and protect in a long time. It doesn’t hurt that it runs Android 5.0 Lollipop (with an expected 6.0 update), comes with at least 32GB storage, and has 3GB RAM to boost performance.

Samsung Galaxy S6 at Verizon

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

An almost identical sibling to the aforementioned Galaxy Note 5, this one trades out the stylus for the dual curved display. If you don’t need to jot down notes or mark up documents, consider grabbing the more sexy counterpart.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ at Verizon

LG G4

LG continues to impress with a steady stream of flagship models that demand attention. We long ago fell in love with the rear button layout and this year’s version has one of the best camera experiences we’ve ever seen on a smartphone. The specs are top-notch and the screen is a real looker.

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LG G4 at Amazon

Google Nexus 6

Running an untouched version of Android Lollipop, the Nexus 6 is among the first to receive an update to the 6.0 Marshmallow build. The 6-inch screen might be a little bigger than you’re familiar with but the reviews and feedback have been solid. Internal storage is tapped at 32GB with no microSD expansion card slot but it should be enough for those who live in the cloud.

Google Nexus 6 at Verizon

Google Nexus 6 at Amazon

HTC One M9

The lone HTC model here is also one of the oldest flagship models to make this list. Don’t let that concern you, though, it’s still a kick-ass phone with a great build.  The 5-inch screen looks great and fits well in the hand while the 20-megapixel camera snaps excellent photos. The microSD card keeps media lovers content with room for up to 200GB of external storage.

HTC One M9 at Verizon

HTC One M9 at Amazon

Motorola Moto X (2nd Generation)

As an ancestor to the Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2, the Moto X (2nd Generation) doesn’t have a ton of Verizon customization. In other words, it’s closer to a stock Android experience than most other phones with only a few added touches. We love what Motorola adds to the user interface: twist to open camera, chop to activate flashlight, and voice actions. Pick yours up in Black, White Bamboo, or Football Leather.

Motorola Moto X (2nd Generation) at Verizon

Motorola Moto X (2nd Generation) at Amazon

 

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19
Nov

Android Marshmallow for the LG G3 to become available next month



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LG recently rolled out its Android Marshmallow update to its flagship smartphone, the LG G4, so it stands to reason that the next in line to get the update would be its flagship of yesteryear, the LG G3. According to new reports, Android Marshmallow for the LG G3 is already in testing and is planned for roll-out in Poland between December 16th and 18th, with a wider roll-out if that is successful. This much was confirmed by LG Poland executive Jaroslaw Bukowski who tweeted the plans out.

LG did run into some “technical issues” when it rolled out its update to the LG G4 and it’s not clear if that’s been completely addressed yet, let alone for the LG G3. All we can do is hope that LG has gotten it right this time – we’ll have more news when the update starts hitting devices next month.


What do you think about Android Marshmallow for the LG G3 rolling out next month? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Source: Tablaty.pl via TalkAndroid

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17
Nov

LG G5 coming in Q1 2016, with metal body, and new design – Korean report


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Following a report from yesterday claiming LG would adopt a metal unibody for its next flagship, more details about the LG G5 have surfaced in an English language report from Korea’s ETNews.

Citing industry sources, the publication confirms that the LG G5 will feature a “full metal case” that would enable it to compete on equal terms with flagships from Samsung or Apple. This comes as no surprise, as LG is the last large OEM holding onto plastic designs for its flagships. With financial losses and lackluster sales, LG needs to adopt metal if it wants to stay competitive in the high-end market.

LG is already using metal on the impressive V10, but only for its frame. The device’s stainless steel and silicone construction makes it extremely resilient to shocks, without the compromises that typically come with rugged phones. But for the G5, LG will go full metal.

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If LG adopts a fully metallic design for the G5, there’s a high chance that the device will lack a removable battery and, potentially, a microSD slot. These were big selling points for the G4 and one of the few advantages that LG’s phone had over Samsung’s Galaxy S6.

LG is reportedly moving away from the design language established on the past three generations of the G series. One person that had supposedly seen the device called it a “major step forward” compared to LG’s previous phone.

The Korean sources claim LG plans to launch the G5 in Q1 2016, to go head to head against the local rivals from Samsung. MWC 2016, at the end of February, is mentioned as a potential release date, though that seems to be just an educated guess by ETNews.


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The report says LG wants to release the G5 right after its official debut, and that production of components for the “strategic device” is already underway.

This is far from official information, but it all sounds very plausible. LG was caught wrong-footed this year, when it used leather to spice up the otherwise played-out design of the G4. The company cannot risk another dud next year.

Let us know your thoughts!

11
Nov

Buy Sprint LG G4 and get $200 trade-in credit for your existing phone


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Are you a Sprint customer looking to upgrade your smartphone sometime soon? If so, there’s a new promotion that may be worth your while. From now until Wednesday, November 25th, Sprint is offering a $200 minimum buyback guarantee when you trade in your smartphone when starting a new line or upgrading to an LG G4. The smartphone you trade in must be in working order and in good condition. You’ll also need to be on Sprint’s Lease or Easy Pay programs for the discount to be valid, so you won’t be able to get a deal when buying the phone off-contract.

To get your discount, head to sprint.com/buyback and enter in the promo code 200LG on the form. You’ll then receive a bill credit after you send back your old device. EWD and SWAC accounts are excluded from this promotion.


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As a refresher, the LG G4 features a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 IPS LCD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of on-board storage and microSD expansion up to 128GB. The combination of the G4’s 16MP rear camera and 8MP front camera also makes for one of the best camera experiences on a smartphone to date. The device also comes with a removable 3,000mAh battery and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and should be updated to Marshmallow sometime soon. At Sprint, you can choose between Genuine Leather Black and Metallic Gray color options.

If you’re interested in taking advantage of this deal, be sure to head to the link below before your time runs out!

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11
Nov

LG G4 to get a White Gold colored variant in Korea


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Depending on your preferred company of choice, proper priority and device diplomacy may be extended to either (a) the place/s any given product is most popular in, or (b) a place where the manufacturer wants to “test the waters”, or (c) the manufacturer’s home territory. For those inclined to support LG or Samsung sublime, South Korea is typically home to the best in show. Indeed the country has seen products like the Urbane LTE or Galaxy Round. This time however, it’s just a color variant that’s sound.

LG has announced it will be releasing a White Gold edition of its flagship G4. The device, which is targeting women and the younger crowd according to the OEM, features a white front and back, with a gold colored plastic frame. The device will retail for 699,600 Won ($577). Unlike last year which saw LG release a Korea-only G3 with slightly higher specs, this offering has the exact same internals as the “standard” G4.

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For those in need of a refresher, the device packs the following specs:

Display 5.5-inch LCD Quantum Dot
2560 x 1440 resolution, 534 ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (hexa-core: 2xCortex A57+ 4xCortex A53, 64-bit), Adreno 418 GPU
RAM 3 GB 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, 155 g
Colors and finishes Plastic: Gray, Gold, White
Leather: Black / Brown / Red / Sky Blue / Beige / Yellow

There is no word as-of-yet regarding an international release of the White Gold G4 color variant, however given that the hardware itself is now getting relatively “long in the tooth” it wouldn’t be surprising if the stellar shade is strictly a Korean-only affair. For those that have been keeping tabs, LG has also released a black leather variant of its new V10, however the device is currently only available in Asia.

Those hoping for some real gold in their LG ware might want to save up for the Luxe-uriously expensive Urbane limited edition.

8
Nov

T-Mobile slashing $100 off top smartphones before the holiday deals


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The holidays are coming and that can only mean one thing for avid tech shoppers – some hot deals are about to come! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, kickstarting Christmas shopping with some of the hottest offers you will see all year. T-Mobile doesn’t want you to wait around, though.

The Un-carrier is getting jolly with $100 discounts on top smartphones (plenty of them are on our list of best smartphones). And this discount applies whether you are buying the smartphone at full price or through an installment plan. All users have to do is access the T-Mobile Super Smartphone Deals website and click on “Apply Coupon”. After that, simply follow the usual purchase method and add your phone(s) to your cart. The discount will be applied during checkout.

Which phones are discounted?

You can’t just buy any phone. This deal is limited to 11 handsets, but they happen to be some of the best devices currently in the market. Here’s a list:

I know, those are only 7 phones and I said there were 11 included in the offer. This is because the other 4 are from Apple. We don’t tend to cover that kind of stuff here, but if you are into those phones it’s easy to assume which ones they are. With that said, let’s get back to talking about these hot Android smartphones.

Some of these are actually pretty hot deals. The LG G4 can be had for only $379.76, and the Galaxy Note 5 is only $599.99 after the discount.

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Limitations?

There are a few things to keep in mind. For starters, we don’t know how long this deal is going for, so you should act as quickly as possible if interested. We are also not sure if this applies only to new lines, or upgrades as well. What we do know is you can’t use these deals on top of other offers and it is a web-only discount. You can’t just waltz into a T-Mobile store and get $100 off!

Are you signing up?

There you have it, guys. Winter is coming, and the deals are already arriving. Are any of you getting one of these phones? Which one?

See this deal on T-Mobile’s website!

6
Nov

LG rolls out the Android Marshmallow update for the LG G4 in South Korea



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Late last month we heard that LG was putting the brakes on its
Android Marshmallow update for the LG G4 due to some “technical issues”, however, it appears all is well now as reports are coming in that the update is being seen in LG‘s native South Korea. If you have a model number LG-F500K, LG-F500L or LG-F500S, you’ll likely start to see the update very soon.

LG was very proud to announce that it would be the first manufacturer to roll out Android 6.0 to its flagship device, and it seems to have gotten there with a big margin compared to other manufacturers even with the technical issues. We wonder if they can keep it up and whether LG’s older devices will also benefit from LG’s proactivity.


What do you think about the Android Marshmallow update for the LG G4? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Source: LG via TalkAndroid

 

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5
Nov

LG G4 Marshmallow update arrives to South Korea, global rollout soon?


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Historically LG hasn’t always been the best at quick Android updates, but we’ve seen them put a lot more effort into speedier upgrades over the last few years. This is especially true with Marshmallow, which already hit the LG G4 for users in Poland towards the end of last month. Of course, testing out a Marshmallow update in a non-major market is one thing, rolling out to a major region is another. How long before G4 owners will see Android 6.0 on a wider scale? If the update’s arrival to South Korea is any indication, soon.

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The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has now begun hitting users in Korea, though its arrival in LG’s home country will happen in phases over the next several weeks. Considering South Korea has a much larger number of LG users than Poland, this hopefully indicates that LG was satisfied with the performance of its initial rollout and will (again, hopefully) begin to ramp things up a bit.

While we can’t say who is next for sure, odds are it is only a matter of time before the update makes its way over to a wider range of European and Asian countries. More than likely, the North American market will probably be the last to see the update, likely due to the slowdowns involved with dealing with carriers in the US and Canada.


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As for what’s new in the update? Due to the heavily skinned nature of LG’s UI, we wouldn’t expect much different on the “looks front”. Under the hood, however, Marshmallow brings doze mode for improved battery life, better microSD support, better permissions management, and much more.

For those that have already got the update – in South Korea or Poland, for that matter – what do you think so far? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

27
Oct

Can LG’s V10 help it get back on the right track?


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Don’t look now but LG is possibly in the midst of its own project valley, but this one is of an entirely different nature. Korea’s “other” big OEM broke away from its oft-dismissed Optimus product line back in 2014 when it introduced the LG Optimus G, and made major movements the next year with the LG G2 follow-up. Unfortunately, despite offering some top-notch kit in 2014’s G3, things started getting a bit stale. By the time 2015’s G4 hit, it was ironically the distinct lack of change that garnished the most positive attention.

To say that LG has hit a proverbial wall in its pursuit of profits is quite apropos given the company’s latest quarterly performance report. This is precisely why the revelation of the company’s newest offerings, the LG V10 and the LG Urbane 2, are so critical for the company’s future.

The Rise from “Obscurity”

While LG was never an unknown player in the early days of the smartphone game, it wasn’t exactly a dominant one. The company had some impressive devices, such as the Optimus 3D or Optimus 2X, however in light of the overbearing OEM skin and Samsung’s near-total reign over Android – not to mention HTC’s relevance at the time – many of LG’s better phones were ignored.

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Things changed when the Optimus G was released. The device had some killer specs, a new design, and it was chosen by Google to be the base on which the Nexus 4 was created. When 2013 hit and the G2 released, LG was turning major heads, in no small part due to its use of rear placed buttons, something that was met with much discussion. Still, it had an all-new design and to this day is still beloved by many an LG fan.

Ain’t nothing but a G-thang

When the G3 hit last year, many were skeptical it could surpass the high heights of its predecessor. While there was technically a QHD smartphone released in China already, the G3 would be the world-at-large’s first introduction to such pixel progress. Also touted was a laser focusing camera. Unfortunately despite the solid spec set, LG seemingly put off more than a few buyers due to a concerning number of software issues present. Add an extremely dim display – even when set to maximum brightness – and it’s easy to understand why many felt it to be an inferior product. At least LG updated it to Lollipop in lickety-split fashion.

2015’s major flagship, the G4, was seemingly put out to pasture before it was even announced, thanks to a comment LG insists was mistranslated: A spokesperson had indicated there would be a device coming later in the year that would be positioned above the G-brand. We devoted some time imagining what such an impossible product would be. While the G4 did improve upon some elements from last year’s offering (a brighter display, more camera options, a better optimized skin) arguably the only real reason it got so much attention was for the company’s inclusion of microSD support and a removable battery.

The LG G4 was seemingly beloved by many simply for being too similar to its predecessor: microSD and a removable battery.

Indeed the real “claim to fame” that the G4 has is simply that it didn’t do anything different. Rather than use a metal frame or a glass back like Samsung, LG opted to once again make liberal use of plastic — though a leather back was also an option. The Galaxy S6 haters were suddenly smitten with this “devotion to customers”, though it was inevitably more the conglomerate being unprepared for Samsung to have put out such premium products. Indeed the device has sold quite poorly and LG’s 2015 finances have suffered as a result.

Fast forward to this past week and that “mistranslation” suddenly seems like it was actually correctly reported all along. The V10 was announced and is being positioned…above the G-series. The device, which is expected to “cost as much as an iPhone 6 Plus” is:

A whole new world

Regardless of one’s personal opinion on the V10’s ticker, the phone itself represents LG thinking outside the box and trying to add extra functionality to what has become a very mundane form factor. Samsung tried this last year with the Galaxy Note Edge, though the waterfall-type slope wasn’t to everyone’s liking. Still, even without the ticker the V10 offers up something else that LG had previously been unwilling to do: redesign its products.

Truth be told, the G3 and G4 looked remarkable similar to each other, though with some subtle differences of course. Both had the same curved back design. This in-and-of-itself is not so bad, but the fact that LG used it on seemingly every product it produced made the whole thing less original.

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With this new premium product, the design is just off-the-charts. The back itself is made of a very elegant silicon material, and instead of being a “mold” that fits over the rear, looks almost like it’s a sheet that has been wrapped over the top and bottom parts of the device. Even the pattern on the back offers a very different take on the whole “boring plastic” design, even if it isn’t made of genuine leather as with some G4 rear panels.

Adding to the design differences is the fact that the phone is substantially solid. Just take a look for yourself:

Whereas LG was preoccupied with the rear panel in the past (see the G Flex and G Flex 2), all the hyped self-healing in the world wouldn’t be of use for a nasty fall. Here the company has made structural engineering changes to ensure that the device can withstand impact in a way that makes seemingly all other phones buckle at their proverbial knees.

Is it worth it?

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LG has indicated its new flagship will cost as much as the iPhone 6S Plus. The 16GB configuration of said device starts at $749 before tax. Indeed V10 models on eBay as of this moment are priced well over $1000 from Korean sellers eager to take advantage of their country’s early release, despite the actual retail price of 799,700 won (roughly $690).

Now that the phone has started to land in the US, it turns out pricing in the states will be around $600. That means it will definitely occupy a premium segment of the market. In fact, it is also more expensive than the company’s own G4, which has been significantly discounted since it first launched, possibly as a result of the reportedly bad sales performance. Both AT&T and T-Mobile will be carrying it, though it may also be offered unlocked eventually.

The question becomes just how important the improved durability, secondary ticker, fingerprint sensor, and overall redesign are to each potential consumer. Spec-wise, the phone is really more of a G4 rehash than it is anything truly new, though given what’s inside, that is hardly anything to scoff at. That said, we are just months away from the Snapdragon 820’s release, and with it promises of some major advancements.

Some critics have been quick to point out that last year’s Galaxy Note Edge had two displays fused together and thus legitimately made use of a new form factor. The argument continues that LG simply took one 5.9-inch one and cut off some to make room for the cameras. This isn’t rocket science here, it’s just arts and crafts.

LG took a 5.9-inch screen a cut off part to make room for the cameras. This isn’t rocket science here, it’s arts & crafts.

Purely a pipe-dream?

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Behold: the entire benefit of LG’s 2015 line-up according to a segment of Samsung-sour.

While the internet may be excited about the LG V10, unfortunately that doesn’t necessarily mean customers will be; after all it’s one thing to talk-the-talk, but it’s quite another to walk-the-walk. Much as how angry Samsung fans claimed to be running to the G4 earlier this year, the sales of the device – or lack thereof – have hurt LG’s profits. A recent report from Korea indicates that the V10 isn’t faring well there at all despite its brand new status.

Gven how few people apparently purchased the G4, could this device be DOA? Considering the starting price is quite high and the specs aren’t burning through the roof, there is a very real possibility that the mainstream consumer will avoid the V10. For those who don’t care about a removable battery or microSD support, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ still provide a very potent pair of rivals.

For what it’s worth, the fact that the Galaxy Note Edge didn’t sell very well could be taken as an indicator that only the most die-hard of phone-heads are interested in the potential of a dedicated separate screen.

A different design

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Question: Does this look more attractive than the glass back of the Galaxy S6 family?

While the V10 certainly has a new-fangled, luxurious design, will the mainstream consumer feel it to be worth the expenditure over the Galaxy offerings? Or even the G4 itself? Those in the market for a different design may be inclined to go for the G Flex 2 which, ironically enough, sports a faster SoC than either the G4 or the V10 despite being released significantly earlier.

It would not be unthinkable to picture a customer at a store confronted with a choice between the Galaxy Note 5 and the V10, and come out thinking the former is the better buy. It has the S-Pen, it has an AMOLED screen, it has the glass back…even if the customer doesn’t understand any of these terms, their own sense of judgement is the best litmus test: is LG just right or has the decision to use a “lesser” back still hurt its visual voice in the face of competition?

Wrap-up

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Regardless of one’s personal thoughts on the V10, it seems quite clear that the internet has widely accepted it with open arms, and the vast majority of opinions have been quite positive. LG may very well be on the verge of its next big thing. At the same time, in this game success is ultimately measured by sales and profits, not by the number of “likes” a device may get on the internet.

LG has certainly proven that it has the ability to think outside the box once again here, but the ultimate question is just how many consumers will purchase the V10 in a very crowded, price-sensitive market? Especially among the tech-savvy, the promises of the Snapdragon 820 as well as whatever offerings next year brings with it means that dropping a cache of cash this last in 2015 may ultimately be money spent prematurely. Only time will tell, though; even if the Lost Odyssey is re-discovered, it may be as easily overlooked as another was.

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27
Oct

Android Marshmallow update for the LG G4 stops roll out due to technical reasons



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LG was obviously very proud to be the first non-Google manufacturer to announce that their flagship smartphone would be updated to Android Marshmallow, but there’s been a bit of a hiccup. According to reports on Reddit, the Android Marshmallow update for the LG G4 has been stopped in Poland with LG citing “technical reasons” for the delay. We’re not quite sure what the issue might be, but we’re glad LG stopped the update rather than continue the roll out and deal with the bug later (which they kind of did for Android Lollipop on the LG G3 and then never fixed it); however, there’s no word on when the roll-out may start again.

This isn’t the first time a manufacturer has halted an update to deal with issues – Samsung did so not long ago with the Android Lollipop. In the end, it’s always better to find the issues before they’re widespread complaints, but you kind of get the feeling the manufacturers are rushing at breakneck speed to get these updates out instead of carefully making sure they’re optimized for their devices.


What do you think about the delay to the Android Marshmallow update for the LG G4? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Source: Reddit via TalkAndroid

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