Poll results: to each his own, V10-style ticker and G5-style Always on display are equally liked

Poll results: to each his own, V10-style ticker and G5-style Always on display are equally liked
Last year's LG V10 was our first experience with the always-on concept for LG's screens. The V10's top has a small, strip-like secondary display, which remains on when the phone is in standby, dimly lit and always showing the time and pending notifications. It also serves the purpose of housing different panels – for favorite app shortcuts, recent apps, quick toggles, et cetera. All the while, it does look a bit off and unorthodox.

The LG G5's Always on screen also offers a constant display of valuable information when the display is sleeping, but there are no extra panels. Needless to say, there is no extra value added when the phone is awake. However, the phone does look much more mainstream and the fact that the always-on information is shown on its main display means it gets more real estate to work with for larger, more easily visible clock and notifications.

So, with the LG V20 peeking around the corner, possibly with a notification ticker of its own, we wondered which of the two solutions you preferred more if you were to choose. Here's how the vote tallied:

Do you prefer the LG V10 ticker screen or LG G5 Always-on display?

Ticker please - panels make my multitasking life so much easier
52.51%
Always on screen - no awkward strip and large, easy to see icons
47.49%

Related phones

V10
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(12h 3G talk time)
G5
  • Display 5.3" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(25h talk time)

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7 Comments

1. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Use the V10's ticker, just make it e-ink like other users have said.

2. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Moto Display is the original and still the best IMO. Speaking as a Nexus owner.

5. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

100% agree

3. karas

Posts: 85; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Equally like ??? I would say they are equally hated !!

4. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

I think you need read the question in different perspective

6. shield

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

LG V20, Ticker and Always On Display :)

7. rsiders

Posts: 1990; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Honestly probably never turned the second screen off for more than one day on my V10(and had mine since October). It just works and since I do have two hands(imagine that :D) I use my free hand to tap the second display. Quick and convenient.

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