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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).

Engadget Review

LG's 2015 flagship has a lot going for it, including a lovely pair of cameras and a screen that promises to be the most accurate on the market.As solid as the G4 is, though, it feels more like an iterative updatethan what LG really needs: a truly exciting flagship smartphone.

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Pros
  • Mostly great cameras
  • Long battery life
  • Has a microSD card slot
  • Bright, vibrant screen
Cons
  • Bland design, aside from that nice leather option
  • Trails its rivals in gaming performance
  • LG didn't include its Quick Charge technology

Reviews

89
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 10

93
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 8
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.522
Internal memory
321
Camera
Yes
Talk time
3G
Carriers (US)
AT&T
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Talk time
Carriers (US)
Smartphone
Android
5.522
321
Yes
3G
AT&T

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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

80
manojsree
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
100
Hiddos
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
Pannakon
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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