Poll: do you like the new LG V20?

Poll: do you like the new LG V20?
LG has just announced its new phablet, and it looks pretty awesome. Fully made of metal, a lot of attention to the video and audio recording capabilities, upgraded ticker display, and, of course, cutting-edge hardware in the form of a Snapdragon 820 SoC and 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM. It's certainly a heavy-hitter that will gain its fair share of devout followers.

But is it enough to sway consumers from other top-tier phablet devices? Despite its issues at launch, and assuming that Samsung fixes up its battery issues for good, the Note 7 is still a pretty awesome device, and Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is just hours away from being announced. Does the V20 make you consider jumping over to the LG side?

LG V20: yay or nay?

Yes! It's awesome!
62.54%
Meh, not impressed.
37.46%

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V20
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh

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34 Comments

1. Rafishant

Posts: 390; Member since: Oct 13, 2015

It is a good and nice phone, but nothing striking! I'm waiting for tomorrow iPhone event. Hope there will be the amazing iPhone colors like the blue, piano black, and matte black.

15. Elfmonster unregistered

Phone of the year. As long as it doesn't blow up like a Samsung. And as long as the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro doesn't blow it away. Why did you keep reporting it would be 5.5 when it was very obviously going to be 5.7?

19. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 899; Member since: May 07, 2014

Here is a drop test video of the V20:http://www.techpik.com/lg-v20-drop-test-video/ It is tough.

2. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Samsung should thank LG..keeps open the ground for them to the Note 7 to make strong comeback. Seems inspite of the fire issue, Note 7 will have no competition when its back on sales shortly. Even iphone 7 familiar looks also will help Samsung.

4. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Battery issue caused permanent damage to Note 7 reputation. I don't think this phone would have that expected great future at all. I loved it and put it on my wishes list, but after seeing what happened, my safety is much important than endangering and having this phone. Many many people are now thinking that way. In one year, you will see the catastrophic consequences of this issue on Note 7 sales numbers.

9. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

It's wishful thinking. It's the other way round. From now Samsung's recall & replace way will put pressure on other manufacturers when any burn issue happens. The silver lining is Note 7 has no competition when the fresh batch comes out. The only one that can snatch slaes is the iphone 7 plus version, even they are treading a similar design this year too. Part of temporary sales of Note 7 will go to S7 Edge for people ok with no spen. Safety concerns yes, but that's being addressed quickly esp sice the launch was completed only in 10 countries yet. They will lose good money but are capable of handling the fiasco.

16. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

+1, Note 7 got pretty bad rep, would've been the best phablet this if it weren't for those defective batteries. Though it would be pretty darn stupid to not buy future Samsung products just because of that mistake, idiotic trolls here like one of the people who replied to you above will believe every Samsung device will now be faulty.

32. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

I agree. Note7 will have stronge comeback because it has great features and battery life. I used it and it was great!

3. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Metal flagship with removable battery? Heck yes!

11. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

They put a smaller battery coz you are forced to open the back and put a second one lol.

5. Kumar123 unregistered

It's better than explosive 7.

8. Fona13A unregistered

To be fair any battery that doesn't explode is better. NSS.

7. hitmantb

Posts: 79; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

The sole purpose of non-removable battery is to force an upgrade every 2 years as your battery deteriorates. While I appreciate LG being one of the last non-greedy manufacturer with a removable battery, I hate the fact this thing has a 2K screen with 3200 battery, while my 720p G Flex has a 3600 battery! 2 years in, I still get 4-5 hours screen on time with that phone, that is real value. LG also missing real differentiating feature like the Samsung Gear VR, which is awesome for ahem, certain type of contents. I really hope LG/HTC learn from Xiaomi and make Chinese style phones here in the states. 1080p screen, 4000 battery, light skin close to pure Android, Snapdragon 652. Just an amazing combination, make it affordable and you have a real winning formula. It is the only way these companies can turn it around against Apple/Samsung. Give up the high end segment where your competitors are strongest, switch to mid-range where they are weakest.

10. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

LG- markets flagships have removable battery...design team puts a much smaller battery than other flagships (sealed ones) to force users to make use of this feature and switch battery within a single day. Lol.

12. Punchy506

Posts: 129; Member since: Jan 10, 2016

It's ok

13. holycroc30

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 06, 2016

While there are a few instances where having 2 or 3 extra batteries and being able to swap on the fly is great, the downgrade from 4000 to 3200 is the most disappointing thing about this launch. Granted while 6 gb ram was long speculated (like the 4000 mah battery), nobody else is really going there yet, so that's no shocker. Not sure with a phone that extra 2 of ram is truly needed? Gotten so used to the phones now with fixed backs that readjusting to battery swapping would take a bit. Sure is easier carrying around an extra battery or two, than a portable battery block etc.

22. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 899; Member since: May 07, 2014

What do you mean by downgrade from 4000 to 3200 by the way? No living up to the rumors and speculations is not downgrading. Though it is still a smaller battery compared to the size of the phone you should not keep your hopes high on the basis of rumors and speculations.

34. holycroc30

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 06, 2016

Well it'd be nice if one of these 5.7"+ phones could find a way to increase the battery beyond the typical 3k range, but the changeable battery resolves that. Really loving my Galaxy 6 edge plus, but going to highly consider this, or wait to check out the Pixel or Pixel XL. Had thought about the Note 7, battery issues aside, but after having had the Note 2 I just never used the stylus, almost never and though it had nice specs the stylus is a huge selling point.

14. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2251; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Well its waaay better than a phone that explodes...lol..

17. FlySheikh

Posts: 443; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

Yes.. Was already holding out. I think i might if priced right

20. sissy246

Posts: 6919; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I like the V10 better. Dual cameras make a phone looking like crap in the back.

24. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

V20 is an awesome phone. Don't worry rotten Apple, while the Note7 takes a journey for a few weeks, the V20 is here to see you it'll put you to shame this time.

25. kiko007

Posts: 7410; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Lol......that Korean Kush must be somethin' else. Got you talking nonsense.......

26. Bozzor

Posts: 248; Member since: May 02, 2012

Must admit, this looks good...and I suddenly realize how useful having a replaceable battery can be. But once the Note 7 is fixed, that pen is still incredibly useful to me. And the iPhone with its ecosystem... Decisions, decisions...

27. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

Note7 much better than this !!!

28. Podrick

Posts: 1283; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

at exploding?

31. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

They will resolve it! And it will be the top selling Smartphone soon

35. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 899; Member since: May 07, 2014

The iPhone 6 Plus sold regardless of the fact that it was very fragile and would get bent very easily and despite the fact that Apple did not recall.

29. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

It's a great phone, but the camera and top screen are so ugly I personally don't like it. Objectively it's great.

33. alireza_asol

Posts: 11; Member since: May 15, 2014

no! because of it's midrange imx298 sensor! why they didn't use imx377?

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