LG G4 takes up the mantle of awesome with its fine technical features. Under LG’s G-series, this smartphone bears a good idea of excellence revolving around the smartphone maker.
Talk about superb camera, display largeness and quality, competent processor and what have you, this smartphone ticks all the boxes.
Let’s see what this smartphone is made of as we proceed into the review fully. First off, take a look at the core specs of this device.
LG G4 KEY SPECS
- 4G LTE: Yes
- SIM: Micro SIM
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
- Screen: 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive display 1440 x 2560 pixels (538 PPI)
- Storage: 32 GB Storage, up to 256 GB memory card support
- Camera: 16 MP rear camera (f/1.8 aperture, LED flash) and 8 MP (f/2.0 aperture) front camera
- Processor: Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 SoC (Hexa-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor) with 3 GB RAM
- Battery: Removable 3 Ah Li-Ion battery
- Price – Check Price
Design & Display
With a small weight of 155 g, it’s not hard for the device to be crafted with a 6.3 mm thickness, making it one of the slimmest in the game.
The camera and LED flash setup appear at the rear region while the LG emblem appears at the front region specifically the bottom bezel. Also in the front region, a single camera is also in place at the top bezel. The 3.5 mm audio jack takes up the bottom location of the smartphone.
As much as display is concerned, LG G4 is sleek in every aspect. Its IPS panel bears a 5.5-inch size with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. Like the 2K resolution isn’t enough, a pixel density of 538 PPI got submerged into the phone for immense viewing pleasure. Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is well positioned on the display to grant it protection.
Performance X Software
Under the glass, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 SoC is at the helm of affairs. On this chipset, a processor with six cores is integrated to handle the core functions of the smartphone. Performance on this device is made slicker with the presence of the 3 GB RAM. The graphics card on this device is the Qualcomm Adreno 418.
What serves the software operations on this LG G4 is the Android Marshmallow OS. Interestingly, the smartphone’s experience is heightened by the LG Optimus UX 4.0 UI.
Files up to the tune of 32 GB can be stored on this mobile. Added to this, a dedicated slot is available to accommodate a MicroSD card of 256 GB.
At the rear, snapping of images is governed by an excellent 16 megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture. In low light conditions, a LED flash provides brightness. Selfies are produced by an impressive 8 MP camera.
Serving as the duration powerhouse of this device is the Li-Ion 3 Ah battery. Another characteristic of this battery is that it’s removable and replaceable. Slow charging got nullified on the phone due to the presence of Qualcomm Quick Charge technology.
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
- Processor: Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon SoC (Hexa-core 1.8 GHz CPU)
- GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 418
- Colours: Grey, White, Gold, Leather Black, Leather Brown, Leather Red, White/Gold
- Dimensions: 148.9 x 76.1 x 6.3 mm
- Weight: 155 g
- RAM Storage: 3 GB RAM
- SIM Count: Micro SIM
- Display: IPS LCD 5.5 inches display
- Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels
- Pixel Density: 538 PPI
- Screen-to-body Ratio: 72.5%
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Rear Camera (primary): 16 MP, LED flash
- Rear Camera Top Features: Touch focus, f/1.8 aperture, Geo tagging, Face detection
- Video Resolution: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
- Front Camera (secondary): 8 MP Camera
- Front Camera Top Features: f/2.0 aperture
- Internal Storage: 32 GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, Up to 256 GB
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 2100MHz
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- EDGE: Yes
- GPRS: Yes
- HSPA+: No
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 3G: Yes
- 4G: Yes, up to 300 Mbps
- WLAN: Yes
- Wi-Fi and Hotspot: Yes
- Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1
- USB Port: Micro USB 2.0
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: Yes
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- FM Radio: Yes
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Google Maps
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Pedometer: No
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Voice Control: Yes, Google Voice Control
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3 Ah battery
- Type: Removable Li-Ion
- Talk time: 20 hours (3G)
LG G4 PRICE & AVAILABILITY
LG G4 sells around the price of NGN 88,000. Depending on your location, the phone is available in different retail stores.