LG used the G4 to set world record for the highest "number of selfies taken in one place"

LG used the G4 to set world record for the highest
LG today announced that the G4 - its current flagship smartphone - was used to set a Guinness World Record for the “longest selfie relay chain”, or the highest number of selfies taken in one place (with the same phone).

The record was set earlier this month in Mexico City, where, in two hours, 746 selfies were taken (either by individuals, or groups) by over 2,500 participants. LG says that the previous such record (531 consecutive selfies) was set in the US.

The G4 that was used to set this new record took a selfie each 10 seconds during the two hours. According to LG, the smartphone "still had plenty of juice left" when the 746th selfie was taken, but they "ran out of people.”

It's no wonder that LG relied on the G4 to set this record. The handset has an 8 MP front-facing camera with wide angle lens and f/2.0 aperture - arguably one of the best front-facing cameras seen on a smartphone.

Earlier this year, Samsung also set a selfie-related record. Helped by its Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, Samsung managed to convince 12,803 people to take a selfie each in 24 hours.


source: LG

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19 Comments

1. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Afterward, everyone was kidnapped and the G4's were sold off. (Mexico City used to be the kidnapping capital of the world.)

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

I hope you're not that stupid and have some common sense. No one tells you to wander around alone at night in the city or wear bunch of shiny jewelry and luxury watch in the city.

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Lol clearly you've never visited Chicago. No matter where you go anymore, you're not safe. And yes, that applies to those who don't have shiny jewelry or a luxury watch.

11. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

It was a joke, admittedly in poor taste. Mexico City has gotten much better in the last decade (or other cities have just gotten much worse).

9. waddup121 unregistered

Yaaas G4 yaaaas

2. CAMBODIANPATRIOT2

Posts: 13; Member since: Jun 19, 2015

what about quality? epic fail

3. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

I own a LG device and their cameras are really great actually.

5. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

He's jealous because his local Cambodian phone have a crappy front camera.

8. Athene

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Does your 879ping and 1mbps download speed from your Cambodian internet not render the above image? Or do you have cataracts?

16. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

So ignorant. epic fail.

19. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

What a troll! Your iPhone 6 only has 1.2MP selfie camera, which one is epic fail? Oh, maybe you don't own it, you're just a poor idiot and comes here to troll, just to make your life sound special.

7. Athene

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Jesus...that guys thumb tho....

10. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

"Samsung managed to convince 12,803 people to take a selfie each in 24 hours." lmao....convinced. People can't STOP taking selfies.

12. Tziggy14

Posts: 624; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

How popular is LG exactly?

13. FindMyPhone

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 23, 2015

LG G4 - Whenever there is a great new phone on the market I say, grab it straight away, as you will be pleased: lgg4.yolasite.com

15. Virage

Posts: 88; Member since: May 25, 2015

Nice,now ad campaign

17. ViewFromTheTop

Posts: 28; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

I just clicked on the link to see a bigger picture of the hot chick in the thumbnail LOL! Impressed. :-)

18. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

I wonder how the front facing 8mpx f2.0 G4 would go up against the rear facing 8mpx f2.2 of the iPhone 6. Jokes, im trolling, of course the G4 would win :p

20. Shocky unregistered

This isn't news worthy.

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