LG G4 hands-on: First look

LG just unveiled its next generation flagship – the G4. The highly anticipated smartphone was announced at dedicated events, held simultaneously in London and New York.

G4 Day @ London

LG G4 announcement

LG focused on three main areas in its presentation – design, display and camera. The genuine leather back which was the headline feature in numerous leaks is indeed the key styling element.

Let’s have a look at specifications.

LG G4 specifications:

  • Subtly curved design with optional leather backs
  • 5.5″ QHD (1440 x 2560px) Quantum Display IPS LCD, 534ppi, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with the latest LG UX v4.0
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset with hex-core processor (dual Cortex-A57 @ 1.82GHz, quad A53 @ 1.44GHz), Adreno 418 GPU and 3GB of RAM
  • 16MP camera, phase detection/laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, OIS, 2160p video recording
  • 8MP front-facing camera, 1080p video recording
  • 32GB of built-in storage, expandable via a microSD card slot
  • Active noise cancellation with a secondary microphone
  • Dolby mobile sound enhancement
  • 3,000mAh user-replaceable battery
  • microUSB 2.0 with SlimPort 4K
  • IR-port and NFC

Camera: 16MP with OIS 2.0, f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.6 sensor size, laser autofocus; manual controls and RAW mode; 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0

LG G4 Camera Auto Mode
LG G4 Camera Auto Mode
LG G4 Camera Manual Mode
LG G4 Camera Manual Mode

Video camera: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization, HDR

Battery: 3,000mAh

Storage: 32GB built-in; expandable via microSD card slot

Connectivity: Cat. 6 LTE (300Mbps down, 50Mbps up), Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC

Other Detail: Optional leather back, Knock code, optional wireless charging

Benchmark Scores:

AnTuTu 5: 49777

GeekBench 3: 2532

Pictures Of LG G4:

LG G4 -2

LG G4 box

LG G4 Leather

LG G4-3

2 thoughts on “LG G4 hands-on: First look

  1. Looks great. Little dissapointed didn’t go with bigger battery but overall its gonna gain market share for LG over samsung and iphone 🙂
    But the samsung S6 Edge really gorgeous hey…wow..going to be tough to choose when it comes to upgrade time..ultimately it will come down to price 😉


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