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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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A combination of high-level specifications and great battery life make the G2 one of the best flagship Android phones out there. However, those rear-facing buttons won't be for everyone.

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Pros
  • Amazing battery life
  • Bright, expansive 1080p screen
  • It has buttons on the back
Cons
  • Inconsistent camera
  • Redundant software additions
  • It has buttons on the back

Reviews

83
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 25

89
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 50
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.222
Internal memory
161
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
5.222
161
Yes

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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

90
dhie2t
What a cool cellphone. Having some new unique features but really functional....read more
100
kait
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
80
rob87
LG G2 was a perfect phone until the screen stopped responding, LG will not warrant...read more
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