Heres a better gasoline anology.
You buy a new car and enjoy it very much. a couple of years later the gas tank gets damaged from some road debris. "no big deal, ill just take it down to the mechanics and have a new one put in" you say this to yourself because replacing the tank is a fraction of the value of the car. The mechanic informs you that your new car has a unreplaceable gas tank because of "marketing reasons". You now have to go buy an entirely new car.
Same exact things with phones, the batterys wear out rendering them unusable, in as short as a year or two depending on usage. previously you could replace the battery for a tiny fraction of the cost of the phone. now you have to buy an entirely new phone.
Anonymous, 18 Oct 2017I also don't want to resort to some third party battery extender that makes the phone super th... moreThe gasoline analogy is a stupid one as I do not know anyone who brings an extra can on their car.
GTab Active 2 is waterproof with removable battery. Guess one less excuse for the sealed crap.
People want thin phones but then purchase a thick ugly case to cover it. Very funny.
Anonymous, 18 Oct 2017It's personal opinion. I'd rather have a G6 because even though they have the same screen siz... moreLg v20 vs g6
v20 dac is better
more internal storage
G6 wireless charging(not really a deal breaker i mean its jsut to charge the device)
waterproof unless you are aquaman and swim with phones
speed is basically the same as the 821 is just to accomodate power efficiency, trust me i used both these devices and I would never trade my v20 for a G6, mayb for a v30 yes, the v range is more content creators choice, its to create content, G6 is for show, its not utility device, you can do less with a g6 than what you could do witha v20, but the choice is yours.
Anonymous, 18 Oct 2017I also don't want to resort to some third party battery extender that makes the phone super th... moreYour opinion about this matter is valuable but not for me. The V20 simply is the best phone that I ever owned because is perfectly matched to my use.
Rimac , 18 Oct 2017Removable battery mean, among other advantages, open choices as bigger batteries than the seal... moreI also don't want to resort to some third party battery extender that makes the phone super thick, super heavy and looks like a brick. Ridiculous. Most consumers don't want this, either, and there are such cases with built in batteries for phones with sealed batteries, too.
Stop suggesting all these ridiculous band-aid solutions. Like buying a car that guzzles gas so bad you keep an extra can of gas in the trunk. Can't you at least admit that just maybe if battery life is important then just maybe the v20 isn't the best phone? Can you?
Anonymous, 18 Oct 2017Did you even read my post? A value battery life meaning I just want the longest possible batt... moreRemovable battery mean, among other advantages, open choices as bigger batteries than the sealed bodies has.
Alazay, 18 Oct 2017G6 is not better than the v20, snapdragon 821 is the same as 820 just a slight bump in clock ... moreIt's personal opinion. I'd rather have a G6 because even though they have the same screen size the G6 is smaller and the battery life is much better. I'd want the one with wireless charging though as I have no need for a DAC. Also the wide angle camera on the G6 is better.
Alazay, 18 Oct 2017G6 is not better than the v20, snapdragon 821 is the same as 820 just a slight bump in clock ... moreDid you even read my post? A value battery life meaning I just want the longest possible battery life off a single charge without needing to carry around power banks OR extra batteries. Get it?
The v20 doesn't have good battery life and just because you can swap batteries still doesn't make it right. I also want a car that gets good gas mileage so I'm not always having to stop at the gas station.
Anonymous, 18 Oct 2017It's hilarious you throw down the G6, a phone which has been more successful than the V20 in L... moreProblem with sealed battery is after one or two years of use if once you get problem with battery.. then u need to throw it way.. you would not able to revive you loved mobile.. So if you love and that much rich to change mobiles each year then u can afford those type mobiles....
Anonymous, 18 Oct 2017It's hilarious you throw down the G6, a phone which has been more successful than the V20 in L... moreG6 is not better than the v20, snapdragon 821 is the same as 820 just a slight bump in clock speed which is hardly noticable in day to day use, also V20 has more ROM 64 vs32, V20 has better sound . u need to really think out what is a deal breaker for you , well if you value waterproof over solidity then so be it, but personally, i think the v20 tops it, it has so much more going for it.
Alazay, 17 Oct 2017V20 tops v10 and g4 by far, coming from a g4. I can honestly say this thing trumps it . it eve... morebut bro lg v20 dislplay 5.7 and lg g4 is 5.5 .i think its is too big if lg g4 camera is good then i think it is perfect to me
Anonymous, 18 Oct 2017It's hilarious you throw down the G6, a phone which has been more successful than the V20 in L... moreBear in mind that for many aren't necessary run fast to catch the last carrot /support and for daily activities is enough the obtained.
Anonymous, 16 Oct 2017Your true colors are showing with that pathetic sweeping comment.
Sealing batteries with la... moreIt's hilarious you throw down the G6, a phone which has been more successful than the V20 in LG's eyes. Again, it's about battery life more than anything, something you seem to be avoiding. You think the fact that you can swap batteries is a valid excuse for below average battery life because you can just swap batteries and be back at 100% in less than a minute, but what you don't understand is most consumers don't want to swap batteries, they want something that will get them through the day no problem. The way the manufacturers see it, they think consumers would rather have a phone with a sealed battery that can give 6+ hours of SOT more than a phone with a removable battery that only gives around 4 hours of SOT. I'm in this boat, I want the maximum battery life off a single charge without having to carry around power banks OR extra batteries.
Yes, now you will tell me your V20 easily gets over 4 hours of SOT but what you won't tell me is that you have to turn off bluetooth, wifi, GPS, sync, put the phone in power saving mode, lower the screen brightness to less than 50% and most definitely not use the camera. No thanks.
As for supporting dropping support, I don't support this but you have to do the math and think if I was making a phone and invested millions and millions in R&D under the plan that it was going to sell it for $800 when in fact most sold for around $400, now how would I go about maintaining profitability or loss minimization on this particular project? I would take all but one or two software engineers and get them working on next years phones software and relocate the remaining one or two software engineers to the basement to work on updates for my low-performing phone. It's business, they've already made all these v20's, they can't "unmake" them and get the money back, the only place left to save money or minimize further losses is to not waste more resources on it, and that would be support. Just look at the failed LG G Flex 2 stuck on Marshmallow despite being a 2015 flagship, it's support cycle only lasted about 18 months before LG abandoned it and it was mostly due to the fact they ended up being sold for substantially less than MSRP.
AnonD-708523, 17 Oct 2017i want a camera phone.are lg g4 and v10 still worth to buy in this year i heard this 2 phn cam... moreV20 tops v10 and g4 by far, coming from a g4. I can honestly say this thing trumps it . it even trumps the samsung s7 and s7 edge.
i want a camera phone.are lg g4 and v10 still worth to buy in this year i heard this 2 phn camera quality is too good or i should buy lg v20??
Rayaj, 17 Oct 2017Hi lg v20 hs a bootloop problem?tyNot a single case registered among V20 users in GSMArena.