The LG G6 is considered by most to be a great, lower-cost alternative to the Galaxy S8, but how well do it hold up five months later? Find out in this video!
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1. Don't have Led light alerts for notifications.
2. We can't disable camera shutter sound (every time pressing the volume down button is not easy way)
3. Screenshot (volume + power button) is not easy
Thank you for the video and all the comments. I've been riddled with issues with my G5 (I love the phone, but between battery issues, screen issues, and software glitches I replaced the phone with warranty coverage 4 times). They finally offered me an upgrade to the G6, and I'll still get my upgrade in April (that I'll hold off on for a Pixel 3). I'm glad that the reviews are positive still for the G6.
big issue with the charging port says there moisture, no moisture, got 4 replacements , still same issue, finally beat down Verizon to take the phone back and give me a refund!! 5 total g 6 later, the phone and LG customer service has been a very bad experience for me, also battery life is 4 hours, terrible phone also froze up alot and very slow , that my experence, never buy another LG !!
I've just went from v20 to g6 had around 5 days now and tbh i dont see too much difference except for waterproofing but lose removable battery and not as wide as v20 also miss my 2nd screen on v20 still not sure about g6 but hopefully more i use it it will turn me to favour it over my old v20
'Long term review' of a whopping 5 months. Honestly people, who are these guys? Regular people don't switch or buy new phones a few months in and implying that the G6 is an 'old' model now is absolutely a first world problem (with an unhealthy degree of spoiledness)
I still love my G6! Wideangel lens has always been a favorite. Some of the camera features are a gimmick however I do find their 360 photo technology works very fast very fluid and produces an excellent 360 image. This phone still impresses with battery life, wireless charging and its durability. Hands down for the price compared to other devices this LG flagship is just that, a flagship and with that said I am happy with my purchase. No regrets.
does this phone get image retention? because after erasing my notification bar you could still see the icons in a gray background, i had that issue in the g5 and i don't want it to happen again in my g6
There are many mixed reviews on it, wait till you have it. Don't let others discourage you by their reviews lol. Plus it looks like he did not use it for that long, since he does not know that double tap turns on lockscreeen to check notification without unlocking the phone XD. Look up LG G6 months latter review from : Booredatwork . com youtube channel. He most likely has used the LG G6 lol.
Dude you could go to the effort of knowing what you're talking about BEFORE doing this video. You can tap the screen to check notifications without using power button. If you dont like the default home screen, LG has THREE built in home screen layout options that you totally ignored, and you just told people to charge the phone overnight which is the WORST advice I've seen in a long time. People, the phone takes maximum 1.5hrs to charge from empty with the stock charger.. DO NOT charge it overnight, you'll only wreck your phone. Lastly, the screen corners are not "sloppy", the LCD itself is manufactured to that shape, which makes it more robust in the event of a drop - this can be seen in the G6 teardown by JerryRigEverything. The corners are curved on a pixel level, not simply cut off by the front glass. If your phone is unlocking slowly, I'm guessing maybe Nova Launcher is having problems? My G6 unlocks every bit as fast as my partners Pixel and the shop demo S8s etc.
I'm thinking about it too but since the G6 was released in 2016 I'm worried about it aging badly so I'm going for the s8 or maybe even The mate9. Might even wait for the 10 series coming 16th October not sure. Comments and thoughts are welcome.
Got this phone for $385 on ebay. Also got 2 year warranty from LG. For that price this phone is a steal. Just upset about how slow the updates are from LG. Was happy with the support for Oneplus One before I got this.
I just got the lg g6 after smashing my note 5 . the note 5 was the best phone i personally ever owned. And now this g6 and to be honest i just cant like it. I smashed the camera on the back in the first week in my pocket somehow seriously !!!. I have two options as i have insurance with a 200 deductable i can get a brand new lg and trade that phone for an s7 or iphone 6s plus . or just get a new lg g6 and ride it out . any thoughts ????
how long will the batter last if I'm a heavy user? I use my Phone a lot in one day ( 15h) I watch a lot of videos, surfs instagram and snapchat a lot, plus I use the phone quite a lot too meaning a lot of screen on time. any g6 users that can tell me what I'll get? I'd love to buy it and battery life is my only concern.
Im looking to buy a phone so that i can use it in the next 2-3 yrs (my htc m8 is slowly but surely dying ) , as in my country i cannot get op or pixel, im left with a choice of s8 and g6 (v30 seems too big but idk), so does anyone have any recommendation, which will last me longer and have fewer crashes/lags over time :D thanks
marko milicevic Ako kupiš samsung mozes da imas problem sa burn in- om i sa softverom posto je jako nestabilan. lg radi stabilnije sto se softvera tice a nema ni zakrivljeni ekran koji moze da se lako polomi. Ja sam vlasnik lg g5 telefona i vec 14 meseci radi odlicno.
i'm considering this phone or S8 for my S6's successor, the G6 is at sweet price spot in my country (around $550 retail, compared to $700 on S8). how about quad DAC?, it seems the review doesn't cover any part on that thing.
I bought my LG G6 2 weeks ago and i love it but has anyone noticed that when writing a text or WhatsApp message and you write the wrong word and when you go to delete the word in one foul swoop (like i was able to do on my crappy S4) it only deletes letter by letter ? which is a pain in the arse
I enjoy using Lg g6 but the front camera is absolutely disappointing as it works horribly when when the light is weak. :( But I love making Vlog. So, I find the dual camera is pretty useful especially for travel. If you wanna know how I use my LG G6. You can check the video I uploaded on youtube.
The snapchat camera is absolute TRASH on the LG G6, especially in low light. My LG G3 snapchat camera was better, for f*ck sakes. Great phone, but such disappointing performance on snapchat, one of the apps I use the most. :/
Bought an international version G6 H870DS for my sister. It suddenly froze on her so she did a restart. It took forever to boot so she tried to restart it again. Would no longer boot. Because of international version, LG would not honor warranty. She's now stuck with a dead phone. This is an international version though so I can't speak for the US versions. Still left a sour taste in my mouth and would never buy LG smart phones again.
If you like the LG G6 so much, why aren't you talking about the newest model, the LG G6+? I got mine for $600 US on eBay from a US based re seller, who imports the phones from Hong Kong. No wireless charging, but 128gb of storage and a 32-bit quad hi-fi dac. I put a 128gb micro sd card in mine for an extra $50. The models of the G6+ seem to vary a bit, country to country. I'm using mine on T-Mobile in the US. Because it's not a network locked phone, I do not get wifi calling, or VoLTE. But T-Mobile has fabulous coverage where I live, so those are non issues for me.
That's fine, everyone has their own set of priorities. I ruled out a US version of the phone because to me, 32gb of storage is inadequate. The Hong Kong version of the LG G6+ has 128gb of storage, and a 32-bit quad hifi dac. The US LG G6 does not, and those were deciding factors for me. The sound of of this phone with my Bose ear buds is amazing! T-Mobile's coverage where I live is so good, I do not need to have VoLTE or VoWiFi.
Dude I am not going to watch this entire video. All I can say after watching an LG G6 video after a long time is, this phone DOES look better than S8.
However, I don't have one right now. Will see how it feels in the hand when I hold it.
I have this phone. The front facing camera sucks. Other than that, everything else's good. Battery life too. I think the aesthetic of the LG G6 is better than the S8, especially because everything is flushed (no protruding parts).