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LG G2: An in-depth look at its impressive design, display, camera and software

LG G2: An in-depth look at its impressive design, display, camera and software
Yesterday was a big day for LG, as it announced its brand new flagship smartphone - the LG G2 (read our hands-on here). With an intriguing new design, perfect internals, and a bunch of eye-catching features, the G2 has automatically propelled itself to the top of many wishlists. Of course, we were right there when LG unveiled its latest and greatest creation, so we took the chance to get an in-depth look at the device's many interesting aspects straight from the horse's mouth.

We've packed the gallery below with a number of videos detailing each and every feature of note on the LG G2. You'll get to learn about the handsets innovative design, amazing display, OIS-enabled camera, unique software features and much more. Go ahead, watch the videos and share your thoughts about LG's upcoming flagship in the comments below.

Spacial thanks to Tony Curry, Senior Field Product Trainer for LG, who literally spent all his field time with us, going through all those mouth-watering LG G2 features!



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posted on 08 Aug 2013, 06:26 6

1. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2530; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Beast...

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 06:48 4

2. maherk (Posts: 806; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


The camera ui is a complete rip off, the mode option, then the beauty shot and a couple of the settings, they didn't even bother changing the names or the thumbnails of the modes!

posted on 08 Sep 2013, 07:30

22. ajarnfalang (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


Who cares. Everyone copies everyone else.

This camera has OIS. S4 doesn't.

Tracking zoom. S4 doesn't.

They added some extra things. Copied Samsung. So what?

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 06:53 2

3. roscuthiii (Posts: 1786; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


I want to give this phone a fair shake, but the buttons on the back... Just a bit of a turn off to me, for now. Have to get this in my hands for a test drive to see if it changes how I feel.

posted on 08 Sep 2013, 07:24

19. ajarnfalang (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


It makes so much more sense to have the buttons where your fingers are or close to your fingers.

I can't tell you how annoying it is to fiddle with buttons on the right or the top depending on the manufacturer. Some are too low some are too high. Some are too flat and you can't feel them like the HTC ONE.

These buttons are a revelation. I hope they patented it or everyone will copy it soon.

It's one of those things that make you wonder why nobody did it before.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 07:05 5

4. Jason2k13 (Posts: 639; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


impressive design... looks like an S4 with no physical button

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 07:07 3

5. davidtb (Posts: 23; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


Very Good Coverage!!
Having an N4 already,I can't help but extrapolate these new features out in a positive way. Given the basic mem size of the phone(32gig), plus the ability to add up to an additional 64gig chip makes this phone remarkable. I would (could) have concerns about the fragility of the phone,but yesterday the N4 took a header onto blacktop @ 12mph off a bicycle and a $9 case saved it.
I like this phone, and with these 8 videos, I'm ready to get dirty with it.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 09:02 4

11. tech-head (Posts: 132; Member since: 02 Sep 2011)


There is no memory expansion on this phone.

posted on 09 Aug 2013, 06:34

18. davidtb (Posts: 23; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


huh yeah, I must have been looking at something else

posted on 08 Sep 2013, 07:26

20. ajarnfalang (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


There is.

There are 2 models.

LG G2 D802 = no sd card.

LG G2 F320 = sd card and removable battery.

I'm sure you can get the F320 online if they don't bring it to the USA officially.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 12:30

13. freebee269 (Posts: 519; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)


the 32gb version costs more than the 16gb version also. i'm willing to bet more people get the 16gb version (since it's cheaper) then complain about not having enough storage space because there's no microsd slot.

posted on 08 Sep 2013, 07:34

23. ajarnfalang (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


I'm sure the sales people will tell. Or people will ask.

32GB G2 D802 3000mAh

Or

16GB G2 f320 2610mAh removable battery with an SD card.

You can choose.

16GB D802 is a no buy for me because the videos will eat the memory too quickly.

Android + LG UI is about 8GB.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 07:15

6. gazmatic (Posts: 571; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


i have those bluetooth headphones

they are awesome

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 07:15 2

7. rodkurt (Posts: 128; Member since: 29 Nov 2012)


what a release by LG, let's see what the note III brings.

posted on 08 Sep 2013, 07:46

24. ajarnfalang (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


Well. Note 3 has been unveiled. Looks like more of the same to me.

Would still buy a Note 2 if I had to get a Samsung, but Samsung UI looks hideous to me.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 07:33 5

8. tiara6918 (Posts: 1359; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


The g2 is no doubt the best handset at this moment, looks like LG has been improving a lot lately. Keep it up LG!

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 07:33

9. tiara6918 (Posts: 1359; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


The g2 is no doubt the best handset at this moment, looks like LG has been improving a lot lately. Keep it up LG!

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 08:34

10. TBomb (Posts: 93; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)


I'm curious about the battery life with that huge display and all the multitasking features it has....

any idea on that? or the relase date for the US?

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 12:50 4

14. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3948; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


It has a 3,000 mAh battery, so it shouldn't be much of a problem. And the little boost in battery life due to the GRAM helps.

No release date has been set or leaked to my knowledge

posted on 08 Sep 2013, 07:28

21. ajarnfalang (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


The battery tests are out already.

25 hrs talk time

11+ hours 3G browsing

11+ hours video.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 11:53 1

12. smoothiii (Posts: 6; Member since: 25 Jun 2013)


It has a 3000 Amh battery, there will be no concern unless the phone is not optimized to take advantage of this. This battery size is approaching the Moto Max territory. LG has definitely improved, we will see what user experience is like over the next few months. It all comes down to big battery, small bezels, ability to take notes and all screen showing on the phone. I will make a new purchase in October and by then all the big boys should be out and feedback will start to come in.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 14:51

15. zachattack (Posts: 543; Member since: 31 Jul 2013)


Their screen saves like what did they say 26% more batter, more efficient processor, big battery. This is the best phone to date. Screw the haters it looks nothing like an S4 and the button placement is nothing short of awesome. Unless you're missing an index finger.. Then sucks for you

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 16:04

16. btbotimtim (Posts: 143; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


spacial thanks to phonearena.

posted on 08 Aug 2013, 18:06

17. tonycurry (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Aug 2013)


With the power, volume up. and volume down controls on the rear you shouldn't need to remove G2 from your ear to turn up the volume or turn it down. No more hunting for controls.

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