Hello I currently thinking of buying a G6 since it is really cheap now. My only concern is the battery life. I've read so many comments and posts which where all a bit controversial. Could somebody give me an honest opinion regarding the battery life of the g6? I mostly use the phone to watch youtube videos and some gaming. My expectation is to get around 6-7h of sot on wifi and around 5 on mobile data.
I know its not the production model but it seems like 18% battery increase is what you get overall. Not sold on G6 completely just yet. Will wait on S8 battery life.Ughs.
It's a decent score, I'd say. But it's still not as great as LG's past 2013 offerings (think G2 and G Flex).
zodiacfml, 13 Mar 2017I have an LG phone, the Nexus 5. Though the display is fine, using it in the dark is pretty po... moreFor sure the ips screens are just not as good as amoled screens , i have had a couple of galaxies ....the later one my note 4 which i still use(still a beautiful super amoled screen ), a 6p with a 2k samoled , and the lg g5 ips lcd 1440 ,
i have to say if your last consideration came down to screens , and you have spent a good amount of time with both types , you would go amoled every single time .
Varrlokk, 13 Mar 2017Lol then just carry a battery pack. Not like those are heavier or anything. If you can carry a... moreBut with a battery pack you must carry a wire as well. And battery packs aren't as small or as thin as just a battery. With the G5 you can carry the very small and thin battery as is in your pocket and don't even feel it there. The problem is here you are LIMITED to 3300mah whereas with the G5 you essentially have 5600mah (2800mah x 2). The non-removable battery is such a let down for me.
Anonymous, 13 Mar 2017You can't carry spares with G6 or swap it when G6's battery is aging = less battery for anyone... moreLol then just carry a battery pack. Not like those are heavier or anything. If you can carry a spare battery you can also carry a battery pack.
people keeps on talking about the g6, how gorgeous it is. how promising the performance it is.
LG keeps on improving. :)
AnonD-652326, 13 Mar 2017http://down.playwares.com/xe/files/attach/images/105/765/028/87e196e632bc00e41ab00385f682dfd4.... moreYou can't carry spares with G6 or swap it when G6's battery is aging = less battery for anyone who actually cares.
GSM ARENA uses the same brightness to all (in nits). Also their browser test is some text websites , so it's not very indicative of actual browsing. G5 is uglier, but a better phone overall (better front camera, more detailed back camera, more battery due to the ability of carrying spares).
I'm a korean. I just got my G6 recently. This is amazing phone LG has ever made.
My previous phone was iphone 6s.
My wife uses G5.
G6 is much brighter than G5. I'm not sure how G6 battery is tested here.
But if 100% brightness is used, its unfair.
Above URL is korean community to test battery life with same brightness.
As you see G6 shows 2h longer than G5 on wifi browsing.
And I feel the same on this. My G6 can last longer than G5
High-end flagship price tag, previous gen SoC, small battery, under perform SoT, useless longer screen with weird ratio that nobody using, black bars when watch movies because of the said ratio and maybe or maybe not another bootloop hell.
There're many and much better choices for money. Not sure why anyone want to pay that much for this phone.
Lead2XL, 13 Mar 2017Better battery life than other LG phones maybe but still disappointing. A deal breaker for me ... moreTotally agree with you. LG's battery life after G2 is pathetic. I'm sporting the Lenovo P2 with 5,100 mAh and 3 days battery life, never going back to phones with less than 4,000 mAh capacity.
Better battery life than other LG phones maybe but still disappointing. A deal breaker for me I'm afraid, much as I was attracted to the look of this phone. I am used to Xiaomi phones that last 2 to 2.5 days on one charge with their 4100 mAh batteries. I've been spoiled and can never go back to one-day battery devices, regardless of other features they may have.
AnonD-568493, 13 Mar 2017So this is the situation we find ourselves in nowadays...Small batteries with fast. Barging an... moreI love the advancing tech but fear it at the same time. Partially because of the greed of companies and partially because the lack of brain cells in all the consumers.
Like you. Fast charging is not an excuse or replacement for longer battery life. Doesn't mean it should all be sealed away either.
This goes for battery capacity, camera sensor size, headphone Jack's, even away from cellphones things like landlines. Apparently with nothing to actually replace it the country is ready to completely do away with phone lines that work during emergencies with power outtages.because you know....cable
Tann Hauser, 13 Mar 2017From 5.1 to 5.7 inch on same 3000mah? It will be much worse. Actually, besides video time, G... moreUsers with xperia complain about bad battery life, self cracking screens, and instant death syndrome.
What's making me scratch my head is that visitors playback time.
Decently bigger battery, improved scores else where, improved throttling and heat control on the SoC....but almost the same in video playback... what happened?
JackTheIPhoneKiller, 13 Mar 2017This! :-DI have an LG phone, the Nexus 5. Though the display is fine, using it in the dark is pretty poor as it is too bright but the blacks are gray. If I have a money for a G6, I'd choose the S7 Edge or be broke if the reviews for the S8 impresses me enough.
Anonymous, 13 Mar 2017get rip of LG after purchased LG optimus G Pro, slow firmware update.
After one year of purch... moreUpdate is important but no need to be "Update Hunger". I've attended one seminar that the speaker is ex-Google and he said 4x update (big update = 400mb-1.6gb) is enough for new phone for her first year. Second year 1-4x/year. But now we have option and can choose custom ROM if not please with OEM ROM.
TBH you got point and its true, LG give good service in first to second year, later same to same as big Player, tend to forget old devices.