LG happens to be a South Korean handset manufacture, which may not be anywhere near its home turf rival, Samsung but offers impressive smartphones that are better than Samsung. The handset manufacturer has managed to impress Android users around the world since the inception of its flagship device LG G2, with back mounted buttons and almost bezel-less display. Now the brand has launched the fourth iteration of its flagship smartphone, which is every bit as amazing as its predecessors.
LG smartphones are all known for their attractive design and easy to operate design. With LG G4, the brand has taken aesthetics a step above with two design options to choose from. LG if offering the latest flagship with a diamond finish polycarbonate or leather back panel. Moreover, there is a choice of attractive colors to choose from.
The nearly bezel-less display of the latest flagship device from LG measures a good 5.5 inch across its diagonal. It also happens to be one of the first displays to sport Quad-HD resolution viz. 2560 x 1440 pixels, which means a pixel density of 538 ppi. Furthermore, the display of the handset comes protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The handset maker realises that you may equip a smartphone with class-leading hardware, however, in the end its the user experience that counts. LG has pre-installed the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system in the newest flagship device, which is a delight to use owing to its material design and performance enhancements.
Performance and Battery Life
For a performance befitting a flagship device, LG has equipped the latest flagship smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor with Hexa-core clocked at 1.8 GHz. Accompanying the processor is a 3 GB RAM that ensures that the operating system and running apps always have ample memory at their disposal to perform without any lag.
LG has mastered the art of photography and it is evident from the camera modules on its flagship smartphones. The LG G4 comes with a 16 MP primary camera studded with features like Laser Autofocus, Optical Image Stabilisation 2.0 and manual mode. Moreover, the front panel of the smartphone houses an 8 MP camera that supports gesture capture.
On the connectivity front, the handset maker has left nothing out and equipped the device with all bells and whistles. The handset boasts of 4G LTE, 3G, Infrared, Wi-Fi, DLNA, TV Out, NFC, Bluetooth, microUSB and USB OTG.
LG G4 happens to be one of the high-end premium segment smartphone in the handset market as of now. As such, it will be facing off against devices like Apple iPhone 6s, HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Sony Xperia Z3.
In the battle of flagship titans, LG G4 manages to hold to its ground owing to its epic design and front panel with next to no bezel around the display. Throw in a stunning camera and blazing fast performer and the handset tower above all other smartphones in the market.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||June 1, 2015|
|Color||Gold, Grey, White|
|Operating System||Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
Upgradable To V6.0 (Marshmallow)
|Dimensions||148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.8 GHz Tru-Hexa Core 64 bit (ARM Cortex A57)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992|
|Display||Size||5.5 inches (13.97 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels|
|Pixel Density||534 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||73.42 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/1.8|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Optical image stabilization|
|Rear Auto Focus||
Phase Detection autofocus, Laser autofocus
2160p@60fps, 4k, Full HD, HD
Digital Zoom, Up To 8x
|Battery||Battery Capacity||3000 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Removable|
|3G||HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850, HSDPA 42.2 Mbps|
|4G||LTE Cat6 300 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AC3, eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA|
|Video Format||H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV, DivX|
|Storage||Internal Storage||32 GB|
Up to 2 TB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset, Battery, Charger, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card|