Anonymous, 23 Jul 2017This is the worst piece of anything I've ever had the misfortune of owning. The glass over the... moreFYI the Google Pixel series suffers some serious problems like a faulty mic and black screen.
This is the worst piece of anything I've ever had the misfortune of owning. The glass over the camera cracked for no reason so I got a replacement, and then the glass over the camera cracked and they wouldn't replace it again. The lock button stopped working, the "modular" bit at the bottom that actually doesn't have any modules yet doesn't fit right. The battery is awful. Unless you route it you're stuck with the LG/network tossy OS, it reboots randomly, the same apps I had on my Nexus freeze and lock the phone and cause the lock button is broken you can't reboot it. The fingerprint scanner doesn't work very well, and didn't on the first one I had replaced either.
Save up another week or two, or if you're upgrading ring your provider and beg and plead for a Pixel, because the G5 is the most horrendous toss I've ever come into contact with.
mpho, 13 Jun 2017does it have 1080p 60fpsAfter you update the device to Android 7.0 Nougat, it has 1080p60 video option.
1080p30 is still available as well.
Initially, you only have 1080p30.
Anonymous, 11 Jul 2017So far, great. The battery may be vary from 3hrs to 5hr sorry, quick charge in 1h20. But th... moreThey obviously don't cover drops from a roof, it's like buying an egg to use as a chair, it's going to break
No complaints about the display, battery, and performance. But currently having camera autofocus issue, difficulties on bluetooth connection and GPS accuracy.
So far, great.
The battery may be vary from 3hrs to 5hr sorry, quick charge in 1h20. But then I found out it doesn't matter anymore when you can change the battery. Buy 1 or 2 battery more and the dock or case to charge them, so in 3 minutes you have 100% again. The battery is more compact than battery pack and you don't have to worry about when going far away or stick to the wall waiting the battery to be charged.
Fixit rates it 8/10. I bought it's for 3 weeks, let it drop from the rooftop. Display is completely broken, which isn't covered by guarantee. Buy a display for 60Â€ and change it yourself: for the complete disassemble just open 8 screws, no heating gun no parts sticked by glue together. That makes me also then not worry about the burn in even if it happens. Zack Zack! Change new display in less than 30m.
And I think maybe due to changing the battery everyday so I keep restarting, it really helps with the smoothness. Much better than my Nexus 6, which was a pain. That means from little to none lag.
With Nexus 6 I can hardly use outdoor when it's really bright even though it was the max brightness. Not a problem for g5 se.
G5 se seems to use the same components of g5, so it's not hard to find replacement I think.
Important features why I chose it: radio/FM, led notification, almost last Android (7.0), quick charge, (small form 5.2 in), fingerprint scan (on rear which I also like). I get more: changeable battery, infra red light, dual camera (with wide camera which I found using a lot, because I takes photos mostly indoor or landscape, it's that the best though but for the purpose is great), module type so components can be changed easily, I mean extremely easy; really bright screen
Fatic, 07 Jul 2017Battery make me sadYeah, I can't even go without recharge till late evening. My sot is very low 3hours is what I get
Erik Salazar, 06 Jul 2017Not so powerful chipset yet using 2k display? Quite a bad move I think.It works great and no lag at all. The Snapdragon 652 sure is weaker than the SD 820 but it's more than enough for normal use.
Not so powerful chipset yet using 2k display? Quite a bad move I think.
Vincentzio, 12 Jun 2017I'm using this phone for 10 month since august 2016, this is my opinion :
- Battery not gotte... moreThanks gan infonya, I'm considering to buy a G5 SE for myself, also in Indonesia.
Can I ask you about the thermal issues and the notorious bootloop that spread across the LG G4? Does it also happen in your G5?
Also, how is the performance so far of your G5? Since I realise that the G5 SE got the weaker Snapdragon 652 instead of the 820, which the normal G5 had.
I am expecting a long usage time with this handset, by not replacing it any sooner than 2 years, while the phone not being obsolete for until at least 2018. Do you think that it's possible?
So, what do you think? should I buy this phone, since I also live in Indonesia? Bogor to be precise hehe...
Thanks so much for your reply!
Fredrik17, 26 Jun 2017It can't be around 76 celcius. Because if it is that hot idle you wouldn't be able to touch it... moreIt can't be celcius! 76°F may be. Afterwards, sweating like crazy depends :) Swedish feel hot at 20 and North Africans at 40°C :)
Vorarlberg, 13 Jun 2017I've just got my screen replaced due to burn-in which I think was caused by overheating. Could... moreIt can't be around 76 celcius. Because if it is that hot idle you wouldn't be able to touch it. If you're taking a shower you burn your skin at 50 celcius . That means it isn't celcius. I live in Sweden so I know about celcius as we use it and if you go out in 20-30 celcius you will sweat like crazy.
I have the same high temperature readings in my G5 SE in the pa_therm0... but the back is actually cold and the screen as well, the rest of the sensors shows no more than 33 celcius, the phone is working great and no problem at all. Probably it's some kind of wrong reading from the GPU-Z app or else.
Vincentzio, 12 Jun 2017I'm using this phone for 10 month since august 2016, this is my opinion : - Battery not gotte... moreI've just got my screen replaced due to burn-in which I think was caused by overheating. Could you please use cpu-z app and go to to the thermal tab then scroll all the way down until you find pa _therm0, read the number and get back here to tell me the number? Mine is like 76* celcius idle and it got even hotter during normal use. Thanks
I'm using this phone for 10 month since august 2016, this is my opinion :
- Battery not gotten worst, i still have 3 to 4 hrs SoT and have 2 battery kits, but i can say the battery not as good as samsung device
- Display still good till today and i'm not planing changing my device since 2k resolution still limited to flagship device (i have no problem, no ghosting, no burn, etc and i already tested it with LCD Tester)
- Great Speaker
And the cons i met :
- My Battery Cover (the place u put the battery) starting to have a gap with the device (but who cares because my phone still working properly)
- Keyboard have a little lag after i updated to nougat
- Fast charging made my device hot
- Hard to get LG accessories in my country (Indonesia)
But overall its a great device and at the daylight, my photos still greater than S7 edge (when u zooming in).