Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs LG V20

It’s the battle of the big and powerful: Apple’s 5.5” iPhone 7 Plus with its faster chip and neat telephoto camera against the 5.7” LG V20 that appeals to power users...
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16 Comments

16. Jessie24

Posts: 1; Member since: May 17, 2017

I think whoever wrote this had their own opinion that the iPhone 7 is better. I used to own a lg v20 then switched to the iPhone 7. I personally think that the lg v20 was better.

14. DwysWysd

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

No difference in call Quality what in the world are you guys talking about? I live in a frenzy area my girlfriend iPhone 7 plus gets about 10 to 20% better Fringe Zone antenna gain in addition to the same topic the speakerphone on the LG is horrendous just as bad as the earpiece at any volumes above 50% you will know it is crackling in the audio which is so hypocritical as the LG boasts fancy high definition recording and Playback for audiophiles, of course using headphones. The iPhone 7S Nuttall Lane has increased their speaker output by 50% but they also use the earpiece in conjunction to provide a phenomenal speaker phone and audio playback for both phone calls and all other audio. You guys really need to get with it go online and read about all the horrendous reviews regarding the built-in speakers of the LG v20 which I'm on the cusp of returning.

11. shnibz

Posts: 523; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

Love the V20! Best phone LG has made since the amazing G2.

9. aljololzz

Posts: 85; Member since: Nov 07, 2016

both phones are great

3. Takeharu

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

A plus for the iPhone is: "Rich app and game ecosystem". Please tell how this doesn't apply to the V20?!

5. Bankz

Posts: 2555; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

You know this is true why even denying it. For a start, does android have the state of the art infinity blade? Which platform recieves game titles or updates first? Which platform are games more optimized for? Let's be honest here. But of course the android fans will come out in droves to give you a thumbs up because they're always against anything against android whether good or bad.

6. Takeharu

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I prefer the app store over the Play Store for the reasons you listed (as they are true). However the Android ecosystem is just as rich as iOS, hell Android has more apps in their store than Apple so I think it's a bulls**t pro.

8. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

"But of course the android fans will come out in droves to give you a thumbs up because they're always against anything against android whether good or bad" You mean like apple fans do for Apple. Also who was just listed as the worst phone for app crashes.

10. sgodsell

Posts: 7676; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

They don't need to come and comment on how vast and robust Android's ecosystem is. A number of iPhone users would always talk about iOS having more apps in general. Now Android beats iOS and it's done this for a while now. They would always say that apps would arrive first and Android users would have to wait a long time before they arrive if ever. However the same is also true for Android apps. Especially in the utilities and tools area. Many of those types of apps NEVER came to iOS. Now when it comes to games, there was no mention of VR type games or apps in general. Oh, wait that's right VR apps suck on iPhones, because Apples retina display means jack when it comes to VR. Not to mention you can get emulators and other types of games that iPhone users can only obtain if they jailbreak their iPhones.

7. xchatter

Posts: 44; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Like the statement about voice quality - "we did not find any problems, but the iphone seemed a bit clearer". But get used to reviews like this. Unprepared people doing subjective reviews. Smart guys can do the research and comparison to get a realistic picture. Don't mind this stuff.

15. DwysWysd

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

Absolutely horrendous audio reproduction for speakerphone or audio use and any volumes about 50% it's all crackling both in the earpiece and speakerphone.

13. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

On the number of apps, they are fairly similar. Quality however unfortunately App Store is the winner.

2. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Im currently a v20 user that came from the note 7. Its an amazing phone and i was surprised by how good of a job they did on the lcd panel this time. I changed the theme to high contrast and boom it looms amazing.

12. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Its quite rare to see praises from ex Samsung users.

1. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

You mean... the iPhone won the battle?!? *GASP* However, all iPhoneareana jokes aside... LG has been second rate as of late and I really wish they would step it up to force more competition from all the major players.

4. Bankz

Posts: 2555; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Don't know if its just me but LG has actually been retrogressing since the G2. Yet, somehow PA decided that this was a battle we were looking for. They also did well with the V10 tho, let me admit.
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