LG G2: All you need to know

LG G2: All you need to know
Boom, another flagship smartphone has been announced today - the LG G2 is eagerly entering the deadly battlefield of the mobile industry, where countless bloodthirsty soldiers are ready to fire their weapons at the newcomer. But don't worry, by the looks of it, the G2 can take care of itself. After all, it's going to be among the bigger guys out there with that enormous 5.2" screen. Plus, it's pretty well armed with a bunch of ambitious features such as the 13MP camera with OIS technology and Snapdragon 800 chipset.

There are even more things in the LG G2 that can spur interest. For example, how about those physical keys hiding in the rear? Now, that's what we'd call a differentiator! Of course, whether or not those keys, or the future-proof hardware are going to make such a great difference in real-life usage remains to be seen, but one thing is certain - we are excited enough to be looking forward to actually seeing if those things make a difference.

Anyway, enough small talk. We've gathered here today for an overview of all the content that a real LG G2 enthusiast might ever need. Yep, it's right here, below these lines of text. Just browse through the titles and read the ones that grab your attention!

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  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21.3h 3G talk time)



1. scott5626

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 01, 2009

I still need to know price and release date on Verizon?

20. TBomb

Posts: 1705; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

same here

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You forgot the 3000mAh battery.

7. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

For some it is 2600+ mAh...location dependent and that kind of sucks.

21. pocketdrummer

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Yeah, but that 2600+ mAh battery is removable and allows you to have an SD Card.

27. scumbledEGG unregistered

removable bat? imagine if this phone will release a version of android os, ios or wp8 os, haha! gonna buy them all, life's good!

3. Ninetysix

Posts: 2966; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

LG? Enjoy getting your OS update a year later--if any.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This is the fear I have with this phone. Great specs, but if LG doesn't update it, it will quickly fall behind other flagships in the future.

14. BraggingBob

Posts: 25; Member since: May 17, 2013

Updates are usually dependant on the carrier and if they need it to fix bugs. LG's quality has improved quite a bit. Jelly Bean has been very stable.

16. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Agreed. My phone update was promised by LG management They promise just to sell their current model and when that model faint so does their promise. Their good point is they are normally cheaper compare to Samsung equivalent spec. This G2 is not my cup of tea due to the lack of microSD and removable battery. Extra battery is handy when i need to stay outside for more than 12 hours.

22. pocketdrummer

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Look up the Monoprice 5000mAh external battery. Buy it directly from Monoprice, not amazon ($28 vs $40). When your phone gets low, plug it into the external battery and let it charge in your pocket. It should be good for 1 1/2 charges which is 50% more than you'd get with just a battery. That said, the other battery would be 100% immediately, but this is at least another option.

4. Samsungadroidrules

Posts: 104; Member since: Jul 28, 2013

Lol. Next post please. we don't want any useless phone specs coming from a desperate trying hard Company. hahaha For sure, after 2 months this phone will be like other LG phones that has never sold or heard. hahaha

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

LG Optimus G did sell for competing against the Note II, GS3, and One X. You make Samsung users look bad.

8. BillyG

Posts: 305; Member since: Sep 24, 2012

100% true. now LG just a samsung wannabe

9. nobihitoshi

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

looks like galaxy s4

10. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Nexus 5 only

15. BraggingBob

Posts: 25; Member since: May 17, 2013

Probably similar specs as G2 but with a tasty Key Lime Pie.

11. abde_nj_88

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

nothing left for the next iPhone

12. najariner

Posts: 24; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

woot!i want to see this become the nexus 5!!without the back located buttons tho...And i tend to disagree with this "it wont get updated" business. What you guys are basically saying is that LG won't update any of its phones. I would think they would update the flagship atleast...

13. Landmarkcm

Posts: 507; Member since: Aug 11, 2009

The 13mp sensor with ois doesn't sound like anything that special. Htc 8mp cameras with the image chip, variable flash, & low light BSI lenses f 2.0 aperture look more impressive (like on the One S I just scored a great deal on) . Lg doesn't even mention the aperture of the lenses. Point is for this being there "Flagship" It doesn't sound that special in the camera department.

18. monkeytown

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

made by LG is all i need to know to keep me off

23. sarge77

Posts: 202; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

My thing is with all LG brand devices on sprint the antennas are horrible just like any samsung HTC or moto for sprint are great for signal. Just hope they improved that feature as well as the GS4 not sure what to get. It also bothers me why they keep not supporting SD for all these great things the devices do like hd videos and downloads not much room to work with as well as games.

24. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

Did i really see people complain about updates making this phone fall behind. First off 4.2 is up to date as you can be, 4.3 just came out and all it does is improve performance. IDK bout you but i have a feeling this phone won't lack in performance with 4.2 on board. You people are crazy... this phone won't fall behind anything for many years. It's pretty much the first of it's kind in the US. So stop bashing LG. Samsung keeps their phones updated but the galaxies still lag like a bawse? So that argument is just dead.

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