Anonymous, 18 Dec 2016I selected this phone primarily for the DAC. I use it to listen to FLAC recordings (Lossless ... moreCorrection: The newest qualcomm processor is the 812 (not the 830 as I originally posted)
AnonD-612233, 17 Dec 2016I don't know if I should get this, the Pixel XL, or the Moto Z Force. What do you think?I selected this phone primarily for the DAC. I use it to listen to FLAC recordings (Lossless CD quality and above) from TIDAL. So the fact that this phone has a DAC that rivals the quality the external unit I use with my PC (IFI nano) sold me. Many of the other specs are similar to the Pixel XL: (5.7" screen; 2560 x 1440 resolution; Android 7; Snapdragon 820 (not the brand new 830 64gb; 3200mAh battery with Qualcomm 3.0 fast charging; Gorilla glass 4 (not the new Gorilla glass 5)
A couple of things that are important to me that are lacking in the Pixel: SD card slot (I store a lot of music offline and FLAC files take up some space); Removable battery: All batteries degrade over time -- usually noticeable after a year or so -- so this feature adds longevity to the device (replace $50 battery rather than $800 phone)
BTW I love the sound quality and excellent screen. I don't game or watch tv/movies on it so I am unlikely to stress the processor. The battery life is excellent, and my phone has hit the pavement a couple of times already and is none the worse for wear.
AnonD-612233, 17 Dec 2016I don't know if I should get this, the Pixel XL, or the Moto Z Force. What do you think?op3T , less money , better performance ;)
Does this one have dual record. Means simultaneous record for both front and back.
AnonD-612233, 17 Dec 2016I don't know if I should get this, the Pixel XL, or the Moto Z Force. What do you think?I compared them on here and they are all pretty similar. What is your preference? I would choose the LG v20 for two reasons. Most important for me is battery related, because it has removable battery. Secondly, I am used to using the phone to hear my music whenever my iPod is not around or not charged. Thus is why I prefer the audio quality of this phone over the others. Besides, I am hesitant to try the Motorola because it took away the 3.5 mm Jack. But all three phones are good rivals, I am not used to using the cloud so the pixel is another hesitation for me when it comes to memory.
I don't know if I should get this, the Pixel XL, or the Moto Z Force. What do you think?
Can someone just speak in laymans term Sandler us know the pros and cons of this phone?
AnonD-621549, 17 Dec 2016V20 owner, the touchsquid gr pro app will not work as per touchsquids claim of proprietary IR ... moreCan you please elaborate on this. I didn't understand what you meant. Lol.
Guys i recently read a few comment of lg v20 owner about having a problem with a shattered glass in camera
The problem is that a slightly drop or putting the phone in pouch
Is enough to crack the glass in some cases someone order the in there local carrier and receive it with a crack in camera protection, the same problem with Nexus 5x, in the v20 owner is this is true im also planning to purchase this phone, well if this is, shame on lg for the expensive phone can't afford to build a hard cover in camera protection
V20 owner, the touchsquid gr pro app will not work as per touchsquids claim of proprietary IR blaster drivers used by LG. different than the drivers used in the 5.
Using the CPU X app, I have determined that the V20 has a barometer. It is not listed under the GSMArena specifications for the phone. The Physics Toolbox Suite app also shows it has one.
DaXiong, 16 Dec 2016I learned from G5 and earlier LG phones that LG don't care about software problems and aren't ... moreAgain, how is 4000 such a magical number? Because it works for you right now? So when your phone company reconfigures its towers or software and your battery usage goes up your magical 4000 is doesn't last a day, again and you're back to square one.
LOL, saying you'd rather carry two phones and a power bank just proves that you're being contrary and you don't actually have a cogent argument. Replaceable batteries are the cheapest, most flexible and easiest way to solve battery issues. Wishing companies would make fatter phones with bigger batteries solves nothing.
DaXiong, 15 Dec 2016I agree in principle but if the phones with removable battery aren't good enough then i will s... moreSo you're never going to buy a phone again according to that logic, since every manufacturer has made a phone with problems.
I'm guessing you don't learn from your mistakes, becuase you think no-one else ever does.
AnonD-560664, 16 Dec 2016So you're never going to buy a phone again according to that logic, since every manufacturer h... moreWhat? was this supposed to be in response to me? I have stated after this that I have had many phones in the past with major issues (2 G4's bootlooping, and a Note 7 fire to name the examples). Shot for the V20, because my last phone that still works just fine is a V10, also for the removable battery and Quad DAC, I was skeptical, but I haven't regretted it.
I don't grasp your point if it was, in fact, towards me.
Anonymous, 16 Dec 2016To help with the other guy, does anyone here own an LG v20? If so has there been any hardware ... moreI haven't had any as of yet, and I haven't seen many reports online of any software/hardware issues, outside of defective devices. Not even the previously dreaded camera glass cracking, which pre-release, was going to be a HUGE problem...but so far, hasn't made a splash at all.
Anonymous, 16 Dec 2016Why two Phones, just get a phone with removable battery, instead of paying for another phone w... moreThe batteries in the samsung are still good. Sorry, auto correct in my tablet sucks.
DaXiong, 16 Dec 2016I learned from G5 and earlier LG phones that LG don't care about software problems and aren't ... moreWhy two Phones, just get a phone with removable battery, instead of paying for another phone which is likely to be over $100 (at least here in the usa), just get a spare battery for under $20. And get the portable power bank and stuff. But I agree though, what use is there if the software sucks. Through personal experience, I would be looking for a phone with removable battery, but it must also have reliable software/hardware. If I get a good phone with non removable battery, when the battery goes bad the phone is useless. But if I get a phone with removable batteries, if the software/hardware goes bad, the batteries are useless cuz the phone won't be working properly.....So far I have had the battery go bad but not the software, but I was using an HTC (went bad at the 20 month mark). Currently going on almost 2 years (at the 20 month mark) with my Samsung, and the battery is phone because I am swapping the two I have every month. Software is still good. I haven't had a smartphone from LG. But I have had their phone before smartphones were around and the one I had lasted 6 years as a hand me down to my parents. That thing was a brick! Solid in all aspects. My motorola came close but the screen got dead pixels out of nowhere and within a few months too and it bugged me. But the Motorola was when smartphones began to emerge.
AnonD-560664, 16 Dec 2016So you're never going to buy a phone again according to that logic, since every manufacturer h... moreI learned from G5 and earlier LG phones that LG don't care about software problems and aren't fixing them. Maybe LG is on top of things in Korea but here half around the globe the local LG don't give a c**p.
If 4000 mAh always is enough to get me through any day and still having battery charge left while 2800 mAh means the battery runs out in the afternoon then of course 4000 mAh is much better for me (and for a lot of other people).
If I need to be prepared for all eventualities I would bring two phones, a charger and a power bank instead.
To help with the other guy, does anyone here own an LG v20? If so has there been any hardware or software problem to date? Personally, if I wasn't so picky with the size of the phone that I prefer (I prefer compacts), this phone would be my top choice behind the one plus 3T. This phone is a beast!