LG G2 Review, features and drawbacks

While other companies were bracing for war at the IFA 2013 expo and lining up their latest phablets, LG was counting down to the G2 launch. The Koreans did a few cool tricks to promote the beast, like shooting the Earth from the stratosphere, but the G2 is an attention grabber even without the expensive PR.

LG G2 Review, features and drawbacks_NewVijay

LG G2 Review, features and drawbacks_NewVijay

LG G2 is powered by the best mobile chipset available, it has a beautiful big screen with almost no bezel to speak of, and it even runs the latest Android version. But that's not what the LG G2 is going to be known for. No, the G2 will be remembered as one of the few devices to bring true hardware innovation for the first time in many years. While most makers just keep on pushing the number of CPU cores or go overboard with screen size, LG takes a fresh approach to how you interact with a big-screen phone in the most natural way.

With high-end smartphones going bigger by the day, the hardware design is struggling to keep up and slowly turning into a disadvantage. The lock key at the top of the HTC One is nearly impossible to reach, volume rockers keep switching sides and places until the moment you start guessing instead of knowing what you are clicking on? And this is just the beginning! How about those lockscreens with unlocking routines, which are getting increasingly weirder?

We guess we didn't realize how things could've been different until we actually get to see them from a fresh perspective. The LG G2 revolutionizes the Power/Lock key by putting it on the back of the device at the direct disposal of your index finger. You can unlock the screen with just a double tap too. No more finger stretching, using the other hand or doing some magical air gestures.

LG G2 Review, features and drawbacks_NewVijay

Now that we are done enjoying the new way of making things happen, we should also say a few words about the spectacular hardware the LG G2 is running on. The smartphone uses a brilliant 5.2" IPS+ display with great colors, contrast, viewing angles and very low reflectiveness. The G2 has the most powerful chipset on the market too - the Snapdragon 800 with a quad-core 2.3GHz Krait 400 processor, Adreno 330 graphics and 2GB of RAM. Finally, there is the 13MP camera with optical image stabilizations and full HD videos shot in 60 fps. And these are merely the most obvious things! Here comes the complete list of features.

LG G2 Features :

    Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support
    Quad-band 3G with HSPA; Penta-band LTE cat3
    5.2" 16M-color 1080p True HD IPS Plus FullHD capacitive touchscreen
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display protection
    Android OS v4.2.2 Jelly Bean; LG Optimus UI
    Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400 CPU, 2 GB RAM, Adreno 330 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset
    13 MP autofocus camera with LED flash, geotagging, Intelligent Auto, optical image stabilization, Time catch shot, smart shutter and VR panoramas
    1080p video recording @ 60fps with continuous autofocus and stereo sound; HDR mode, Dual recording, optical image stabilization
    2.1 MP front-facing camera, 1080p video recording
    32GB of built-in storage, 24GB user-available
    microUSB port, USB host support, USB on-the-go, SlimPort TV-out
    Bluetooth v4.0
    Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA
    Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
    Stereo FM radio with RDS
    Voice commands
    Multi-tasking with mini-apps and optional transparency (QSlide)
    Accelerometer and proximity sensor
    Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    Non-replaceable 3000mAh Li-Po battery
    IR emitter for remote control of home appliances
    Quick Window cases available at launch

LG G2 some Disadvantages Points :

    The hardware controls at the back take some time getting used to
    Below average loudspeaker performance
    No microSD slot
    Non-replaceable battery

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