Over the last couple of years, Android OEMs have moved on to using metal with their flagship smartphones, be it in the form of a metal frame, a metal and glass construction, or a full metal design. Plastic has quickly fallen out of favor, and while LG was seemingly the final holdout in this regard, the company has finally given in to the trend this year with the LG G5.

However, while the use of metal has generally implied a unibody construction, LG has found a unique was of continuing to offer staples like a removable battery, with this first of a kind modular smartphone bringing a few other interesting features to the table as well.

On the other hand is the Nexus 6P, the latest and greatest that Google has to offer. Manufactured by Huawei, the Nexus 6P does a fantastic job with combining Huawei’s penchant for great design and build quality with Google’s pure software package, and with some additional features and key improvements being made, what we finally have here is a Nexus smartphone that can give any other flagship device a run for its money.

How does the latest from LG compare to the best that Google has to offer? We find out, in this comprehensive comparison between the LG G5 and Google Nexus 6P!


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As mentioned, both the LG G5 and Nexus 6P feature all-metal builds, but in the case of the former, an additional layer of primer coating, which has already been the cause for much controversy, does make the G5 feel a little less premium and plastic-y to the touch. The overall design and build quality of the LG G5 does feel a little unpolished, with something like the sudden breaks along the chamfered edges giving the appearance of the paint chipping, and the curves at the top and bottom giving it a bent look.

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On the other hand, the Nexus 6P is truly the most well-built Nexus smartphone till date, with Google and Huawei paying a lot of attention to detail. The extra really makes a big difference, and the Nexus 6P certainly seems to be put together better than the LG G5. That’s not to say that there aren’t some odd choices here as well, with the black visor on the back – that houses the camera module – quite a polarizing design element.

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On the back of both smartphones is the fingerprint scanner, found below their respective camera setups. In the case of the LG G5, this is also quite the departure from the norm, and while the power button on the back remains, with the fingerprint reader embedded, the volume rocker has been moved to a more standard position on the side. However, fans of LG’s rear button layout will certainly miss this unique design aspect, and might even take some getting used to if you’re moving to the G5 from another LG smartphone.

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Another design factor at play when comparing the two smartphones is size, with the Nexus 6P a whole 10 mm taller than the LG G5, while also being 4 mm wider. This is, of course, because of the fact that the Nexus 6P features a larger 5.7-inch display, compared to the 5.3-inch screen of the LG G5, and adding to the height of the former is its dual front-facing speakers as well. As such, the LG G5 does offer the better handling experience here, but when putting these two smartphones next to each other, users will likely gravitate towards the Nexus 6P when it comes to the design.


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The Nexus 6P comes with a larger 5.7-inch AMOLED display with a Quad HD resolution, resulting in a pixel density of 518 ppi, while the LG G5 features a 5.3-inch IPS LCD screen, also with a Quad HD resolution, with the smaller size resulting in a higher pixel density of 554 ppi. The difference in pixel densities are not going to be noticeable, and both screens are definitely as sharp as you could hope for them to be.

What is noticeable however, the differing underlying display technologies at play here. The AMOLED screen of the Nexus 6P brings with it all that we’ve come to expect from this tech, including deep blacks and vibrant, saturated colors, that allow for a great viewing experience. That’s not to say that the IPS LCD panel of the LG G5 isn’t good of course. The color temperature is much cooler on the G5, which does make the whites look nice.

That said, when comparing the two side by side, users will likely prefer the extra punch in colors that is available with the Nexus 6P. One aspect the LG G5 does have the Nexus 6P beat is brightness, with its much brighter display allowing for far better visibility outdoors.


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With it being the newer release, it’s no surprise that the LG G5 features the latest and greatest that Qualcomm has to offer, being powered by the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, clocked at 2.15 GHz, and backed by the Adreno 530 GPU and 4 GB of RAM. On the other hand, the Nexus 6P comes with the older octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, clocked at 2 GHz, and backed by the Adreno 430 GPU and 3 GB of RAM.

You can see the expected difference in performance between the two processing packages in the benchmark results above, and this translates to real world performance as well. The G5 always opens applications faster than the Nexus 6P, even if the difference is just a split second in some cases. When loading graphic-intensive games, the LG G5 loads them much faster as well, sometimes a good 5 seconds before the Nexus 6P. Both smartphones are incredibly fast, but the LG G5 is noticeably a lot faster.


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The Nexus 6P is available in 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB storage options, and with no expandable storage available, users will have to pick up one of the higher storage versions to address any concerns they may have. On the other, 32 GB is only built-in storage option available for the LG G5, but you do get expandable storage via microSD card, for up to an additional 200 GB. Both devices come with a standard suite of connectivity options, including NFC.

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The fingerprint scanner is found on the back with both smartphones, and embedded into the power button in the case of the LG G5. Both scanners are fast and accurate, and unlocks the device and takes you directly to the homescreen very quickly. The scanner of the LG G5 is a touch faster than that of the Nexus 6P, but certainly not enough to be noteworthy. As mentioned, the fingerprint scanner is embedded into the power button of the LG G5, so you certainly won’t have the opportunity to take a look at the lock screen for a quick glance at your notifications on pressing the power button, with the scanner unlocking the device and opening the homescreen instead. The workaround here is the availability of the double tap to wake feature, and of course, some very basic information can already be seen, courtesy of the G5’s Always On display.

The Nexus 6P comes with a dual front-facing speaker setup, allowing for a nice stereo effect when listening to music or watching videos. On the other hand, the LG G5 comes with a single bottom-mounted speaker, that is easy to cover up when holding the device in the landscape orientation. That said, the LG G5 speakers gets just as loud as the Nexus 6P speakers, but the audio quality itself isn’t as good.

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While features like the fingerprint scanner and front-facing speakers are nice additions to the Nexus line, LG takes hardware capabilities in a whole new direction, with the G5 being the first smartphone to offer some form of modular capabilities. The bottom portion of the device disconnects from the main body, and attached to this part is the battery.

Not only do you get to replace the battery if required, but the battery can now also be plugged into a slew of modules that LG calls “Friends.” These include a camera extension with physical buttons and controls, and a Bang & Olufsen Hi-Fi audio module. This modular capability makes the LG G5 stand apart not only from the Nexus 6P, but rather, any smartphone currently available in the market, and with third-party accessory manufacturers able to get into the game, things should get quite interesting.

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The Nexus 6P comes with a larger 3,450 mAh non-removable battery, compared to the rather small 2,800 mAh unit of the LG G5. The battery life is as expected when looking at those numbers, with the Nexus 6P lasting quite a bit longer than the G5. With moderate use, the Nexus 6P can comfortably last through a full day, with around 4.5 hours of screen on-time, while the LG G5 usually ran out of juice before the end of my day, with around 3.5 hours of screen-on time. Of course, you do have the option of carrying around a spare with the LG G5, which might prove to be necessary for some.

Both smartphones come with USB Type-C ports, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 in the case of the LG G5 and Nexus 6P respectively, and both devices also come with fast charging capabilities, to have you up and running in no time. Wireless charging isn’t available with either but quick charging makes it easy to top the battery up if you’re running low.


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One point of contention with the Nexus line has always been the camera, but that all changed last year with the Nexus 6P. The Nexus 6P features a 12.3 MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, and instead of a larger megapixel count, the focus was on pixel size, 1.55µm pixels in this case. The pixels are larger and let in more light, making for faster shutter speeds, crisper images and vibrant colors. However, OIS has surprisingly been left out from Google’s flagship.

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Smartphone cameras have always been one LG’s strengths, and that continues with the LG G5, which comes with a dual-camera setup on the back, with each sensor able to work independently from each other. The primary shooter is a 16 MP unit with a f/1.8 aperture, the secondary rear camera is an 8 MP unit with a wide-angle lens and f/2.4 aperture, and both cameras come with OIS, and can take advantage of the laser auto-focus system.

Taking a look at the pictures above, the first thing you will notice that the main LG G5 camera isn’t as wide-angled as that of the Nexus 6P. At the right side of the photos, the stop sign and tree are seen in the Nexus 6P image, but not with that of the LG G5. Of course, that’s where the secondary camera with the wide-angle lens comes in, which creates an amazing photo, with a lot more in the shot. With HDR off, the LG G5 takes the better shot, with the color reproduction more natural, and with better dynamic range.

With HDR on, or HDR+ in the case of the Nexus, both shots become much better. HDR is a lot more subtle with the LG G5, but with the Nexus 6P, it makes a huge difference. Colors come to life, and the blue of the sky really comes through, much more so than what is seen with the LG G5. That said, there is more contrast with the Nexus 6P, and with the G5, you can actually make out details in the shadows. Colors are a lot deeper on the Nexus 6P, while the G5’s are more bright and realistic. Exposure seems to be better with the G5 as well when HDR is on both. There’s also much more detail when zooming in with the G5 thanks to its extra megapixels.

The wide angle camera, although with it’s noticeable downgrade in megapixel count, creates stunning images. The LG G5 also has a full manual mode, which isn’t available with the Nexus 6P, but even without it, the LG G5 can get a lot closer to the subject, than what is possible with the Nexus device. Overall, the LG G5 is the camera that is more fun to use with all its capabilities.

However, when it comes to low light conditions, the story is quite different. With HDR off, the G5 is a clear winner with it’s brighter image, much better colors, and less noise. But with HDR on, while the G5 creates largely the same image, the Nexus 6P boosts brightness, really saturates colors, and gets rid of all that noise. Granted, the G5 still creates a sharper image, and you could probably end up editing it to make it better, but when taking the shot, the Nexus 6P has the G5 beat in this area.

The selfie camera is another area where the Nexus 6P beats the G5, especially when HDR is on. The G5 struggles with dynamic range with the front facing camera, while the shot taken with the Nexus 6P was perfect. In the image above, where I am standing in the shadow, the LG G5 had to brighten the entire image to capture my face, losing lots of the background. With the Nexus 6P, the detail is a lot better, and the brightness is turned up only around the focal point of the shot.

Nexus 6P camera samples

LG G5 camera samples

When it comes video capture, the LG G5 comes back as the winner, courtesy of the fact that the LG G5 camera comes with OIS, allowing for smooth video recording. Colors are also a lot better, and the overall image is brighter. The LG G5 does hunt around a lot for focus though, and is prone to this weird glitch, where it seems to hunt for the focus every few seconds, though it doesn’t happen often enough to be a major problem. You can also record video using the wide angle lens camera, which is a nice touch and great for vloggers or sharing wide scenes – such as a stadium or conference – with your friends.


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Both smartphones are running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, but the experience couldn’t be more different. While the Nexus 6P comes with the purest version of Android available, the LG G5 features a heavily skinned iteration that is quite different. With the Nexus 6P, we see the Android experience Google intended it to be, with the UI following Material Design guidelines, and including only the features that Google deem are worth having.

Nexus 6P

The LG user interface may be a lot cleaner and more toned down this time around, but comes with a few features that aren’t available with the Nexus 6P, such as the ability to change the navigation buttons, and even their color. However, the app icons on the G5 look a little outdated, the folder opening animation comes from the middle of the screen, instead of where the folder is, and the settings menu can be quite hard to navigate through, with its four sections. There’s also no app drawer here, leaving users dependent on folders to stay organized, although LG has made a version with an app drawer available for users to download.


Of course, the main selling point with having a stock Android experience also has to do with the ability to receive timely software updates. The Nexus 6P will be one of the first devices to get the next iteration of Android, whenever it is available, while any official update for the LG G5 will take some time. Deciding between the two software packages comes down to personal preference, but if simplicity, and timely updates, are key aspects for you, the Nexus 6P has the leg up here.

Specs comparison

 LG G5Nexus 6P
Display5.3-inch IPS LCD display
Quad HD resolution, 554 ppi
5.7-inch AMOLED display
Quad HD resolution, 518 ppi
Processor2.15 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Adreno 530 GPU
2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
Adreno 430 GPU
Storage32 GB
expandable via microSD card up to 200 GB
32/64/128 GB
not expandable
Camera16 MP rear camera, f/1.8 aperture
8 MP rear camera, wide angle lens, f/2.4 aperture
8 MP front-facing camera
12.3 MP rear camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1.55µm pixel size, dual LED flash
8 MP front-facing camera
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2
USB 3.0 (USB Type-C 1.0)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2
USB 2.0 (USB Type-C 1.0)
Battery2,800 mAh
3,450 mAh
SoftwareAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Dimensions149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm
159 grams
159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm
178 grams


Final thoughts

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So, there you have it for this in-depth look at the LG G5 vs Nexus 6P! This has been a very back and forth comparison, with one superior to the other in some areas, and vice versa in others. The Nexus 6P remains consistently good across all aspects of the smartphone experience, and while the LG G5 excels in some aspects, it under performs in others, such as battery life.

Of course, one of the big selling points of the G5 is its modular nature, so if that is something you feel like you will use a lot, the choice is obvious. However, if the LG G5’s special features aren’t as important, the Nexus 6P makes for a solid alternative, that is also quite a bit cheaper as well.

Whichever handset you go for, you’re getting one of the best Android experiences available on the market at the moment and if you’re struggling to decide which to buy, check out our LG G5 review and Nexus 6P review for a more in-depth look at each. Which of these would you pick and why? Let us know your views in the comments below!

  • Arch Angelos

    Nexus 6P FTW. idk why but I just don’t like the look of the G5 and it really only beats the 6P in the camera department, only slightly at that.

    • Scott Windsor

      The G5 kills the 6P in performance. I have both, and there’s seriously no comparison.

      • Arch Angelos

        Don’t care the 6P is better overall and there is no denying that.

        • Daggett Beaver

          I deny it. See? There is denying that.

      • rock1m1

        In about a few months the G5 will be irrelevant when Nexus 6P gets Android N.

        • Scott Windsor

          Yeah, I mean it’s not like LG are reasonably quick with their Android updates now, is it? Oh, wait…..

      • Jason Wilson

        “Kills” it in performance? I admit I haven’t put them side by side by how much faster exactly could the G5 possibly be? My 6P launches everything very quickly and is snappy all the time. Even if the G5 responded even faster I certainly think the claim that it “kills” it is hyperbole.

        Let’s also keep in mind the 32GB G5 is $150 more expensive than the 64GB 6P.

        • Scott Windsor

          Yes, “death kill” type of kill. When I revert to my 6P, it feels like going from a laptop with an SSD to a a laptop with a 5400RPM mechanical spin drive.

          I also cannot do without an IR blaster on my phone now. I use it for all my IR TVs, air-conditioners, set-top boxes etc…

          Anyway, the 6P is a good phone, I just prefer the G5 now. I use the G5 FTW!

      • David Martrano

        I want to see the price of the g5 in six months. I don’t think the modules are gonna take off but I credit lg for being different. How much will they cost after you invest 650.00 for the phone…

    • ✡ Netanel ✡

      6P is better than G5 in everything, performance include.

      • Arch Angelos

        To be better in performance would be impossible because the G5 has the better chipset but I know what you mean. Stock android makes the 6P seem as if it is as more powerful than the G5 even tho it isn’t.

        • Daggett Beaver

          It’s true. If you strip out all the useful features, Android can run really fast.

          • Arch Angelos

            What useful features do stock android not have?

          • ✡ Netanel ✡

            Touchwiz is the best example for the “new” features that Google’s gonna get into a full support on Android Nutella.
            But I want more! Android N Beta still seems a bit too much clean.

          • Shem68

            “Useful” features is just a matter of opinion. As far as I’m concerned, I’d rather have a buttery-smooth experience and lack some “useful” features like.. ehmm… Like what, by the way ? The ability to close all your apps at once ?
            Yeah, no thanks :p

        • ✡ Netanel ✡

          It is more powerful, it doesn’t only seem like.
          Google uses the chipset as the best as they can to get the max performance they can get of the chipset on their Nexus.
          G5 may get a higher score on Antutu, but on reality the 6P performances r better.

          • Arch Angelos

            Sorry but that is not a true statement, I agree the 6P is the better phone but its performance is inferior to that of the G5.

    • Poma

      no logics only senseless arguments.. worst example of fanboys

  • Jimmy Roche

    The Nexus 6p was the best phone to use the snapdragon 810, if you were to compare the g4 to the 6p, the 6p would rank higher. Also, the g5 doesn’t have adaptable storage, so that 200 GB can’t be used for apps like the storage tier system works on the 6p. The whole modular design of the g5 doesn’t seem all that great to me. Right now you pay the normal 650 for a phone and expect the benefits of a good camera, audio format and battery, but at the same price lg says you can get these things for another hundred dollars. Project Ara is a cool idea, this is just sending an incomplete phone.

  • darkchazz

    “The color temperature is much cooler on the G5, which does make the whites look nice.”
    It is way too blue and doesn’t look nice at all imo.
    I understand some people like bluish white points, but LG has overdone it badly.

  • Smokingaces

    Hey Krystal, can you please clarify the confusion. In your review of LG G5, on your YouTube channel, your name is Krystal Kae, and you have done that review separately from AA, why so? Are you running 2 different YouTube channels simultaneously? and why do that LG G5 review separately from AA? I hope I didn’t anything offensive.

    • Smokingaces

      Sorry, my bad, it says Krystal Lora. I think I misread it.

      • David Martrano

        I think krystal does a is a very good job reviewing. Very candid and nice to look at. Keep up the good work!!!

  • Shem68

    When it comes to screen technologies, I guess to everyone has their own likes and dislikes. I own a Nexus 6P, but I can’t bear the standard color settings. It’s not even “vibrant”, it’s fluorescent at this point. Like, painfully and ridiculously fluorescent. This is why mine is always on sRGB mode: faithful color reproduction and the usual AMOLED-deep blacks. I’m actually always amazed to see how many people love the so-called vibrant AMOLED colors :p

  • Had Enough With the BS

    6P 128 GB

    F T W !

  • Scott Windsor

    LG G5 (and “Friends”), FTW!

  • VAVA Mk2

    6P 64GB here. Love it

  • balcobomber25

    I wouldn’t really want either of them but if I had to pick I would go with the Nexus 6P.

    • David Martrano

      Why compare your gonna do good with either. The edge is the phone to beat. I think the consumers benefit with any of these phones. It all comes down to choice. The 6p is a great phone at 499.00 but I’ll take the s7 edge because it does much more. It’s worth the extra money to me..

      • balcobomber25

        I think the G5 is hideous looking. To me the S7 like all Samsungs are no where near worth the money, but everyone has different opinions. I wouldn’t really want any of these phones but if I had to pick it would be 6P.

  • Zmeg2222

    Both phones are great but the 6P costs $650 with 128 megs of memory and the LG as the expandable SD card up. I vote for the LG G5 because of the faster performance and the camera with a wide-angle option rocks. LG is great with its updates and android N will have the ability to calibrate your screen which eliminates the cooler color of the LG. The removable battery is also a big plus if you need one. Truth is either one is fantastic.

    • David Martrano

      For 650.00 you get a fantastic phone. The 810 is plenty fast with a great camera and very good specs. Everybody says the screen is to big I don’t think so. Also love the screen on the V10. Bring on the V11!!!

      • Zmeg2222

        I agree that I am also waiting for the next 6P or the LG V 11. What would be great would be a dual camera system like the G5 but a wide-angle lens that was optically stabilized and 12 to 16 megapixels like the main shooter. The G5 has essentially made me want to wait till next batch of phones shows up if my phone doesn’t die before hand. LG should make the camera modules modular.

        • David Martrano

          I think the new nexus or v11 will be worth the wait. I got the edge and it’s very nice. Does seem abit fragile so I got a wallet case for it. Performs great so I had to try a samsung phone. Had two turbo’s 1&2 performed very well but I wanted 4gb & the 820!!!! No regrets.

  • Had Enough With the BS

    Those aberrations you see in the video performance comparison
    ARE NOT refocusing attempts every 1-second. What you are actually
    seeing is terrible encoding performance manifested as macro-block pixelation.

    Just sayin …

  • Daggett Beaver

    “the Nexus 6P is truly the most well-built Nexus smartphone till date” — really? If you’re talking about build quality, and this is the most well-build Nexus, then the previous Nexus phones must have been total crap, like “styrofoam” level of crap.

  • vmxr

    Nexus 6P

  • Ashish Kalam

    never give Krystal another comparison to do. she ruins everything

  • Scott Lowe

    Can this girl please, please wear some clothes? Showing tits on a phone comparison video is neither edgy, enticing, nor classy. It’s just plain whorish, and it fires nothing to promote anything other than tell the audience that tits sell phones. Call me whatever, but I can’t take this girl serious, and I don’t know how Android Authority can either.

  • Giles Peach

    As someone who only owns one of these phones, I’m going to keep my uninformed musings to myself, as opposed to going on like an opinionated moron without a real clue >_<

  • Jack Hermansson

    I like the Nexus 6P a little bit more, but LG G5 is still great!!!

  • Steve Brain

    Greatly appreciate the use of an embedded Youtube video on this. To be honest, I think the stock AA video player blows chunks!

  • Sergey Sarkisyan

    G5 is better in performance and video. A little bit better in camera.

    But I’d choose Nexus 6P because of greater design, cutting edge Android experience, still great performance, really good battery and pretty good cameras.

  • Nas Views

    I played around with both phones at carphone warehouse and to be honest the lg needs to be recalled Im sorry to say this but apart from the camera the rest is absolute rubbish. The bottom of the phone slides off so you can acess the battery. What in the world where these people thinking??? Did they ever think that water can easily go through the poorly aligned frame?? And destroy your battery and fry your phone. Also the camera adaptor also named ” friends ” ( that sounds childish as it gets) anyway the camera adaptor… with it on you cant fit the phone in your pocket easily and with it off it means you need to carry it around with you everywhere. POINTLESS!. The other adaptor is a speaker that sounds literally the same as the normal speaker… why even make it? Then there is the most awkward interface no app drawer to start with, the app icons are made for near blind people with sizes ranging from big to huge and above all when holding all this nonsence in your hand you get a feeling like they added a certain blade around the device as if the annoyance of the phone isnt enough. Therefore the stylish robocop visor stealth type nexus 6p is defo better and as for the geek benchmarks…. who in the world cares how much raw peocessing power a phone has when doing something ” super intensive ” texting, phoning, e-mailing, a bit of that life consuming depressive facebook, or in worst case scenarios watching a movie on showbox. Why would you need a nassa designed and built processor!… people would say gaming… lots of intense graphical gaming. Has anyone looked in the playstore lately? I didnt see blackops 3 in there or assassin’s creed black flag or gta v or even farcry 4… the most intense game on there is like gta san andreas lol thats a ps2 game you dont need jesus to empower your device to play that come on… when a real console game appears on android that is also playable on for instance xbox one, then yeah all these specs will be needed but for now even a galaxy s3 cando the job just fine.

    My conclusion is the nexus 6p will last you for many years to come and will never let you down as you are always closest to the os maker then any other company so spend your money wisely and dont fall for every company’s ( latest and greatest ) bs because its really just a pile of shiznit.

    Anyway I hope everyone is ok it was nice writting this post and if you want more truths about techlet me know ill tell it how it is no bs.


    You didn’t mention how the LG G5’s USB Type-C is not spec compliant.

    • shinjitsu

      Is there any discernible difference between a spec compliant vs. non-spec compliant Type-C port? Are there things that the G5’s Type-C port cannot do that the compliant one can do? Seems like the other way around here. I do like standards, but this whole thing seems blown way out of proportion.

      • SyCoREAPER

        I don’t think so. Would you live in a house with asbestos? Asbestos was superior but stopped because it wasn’t safe.

        With type c we finally have the ability to start fresh and do it in a compliant matter. If everyone wants a wild west why don’t we stop using traffic lights, and other governing rules that maintain safety?

        • shinjitsu

          So are you comparing USB Type C to asbestos or Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 sharing the same port to asbestos?

          Asbestos used to be the industry standard, and there were standards to asbestos use. It just turned out that the underlying technology itself was flawed, not the implementation.

          As for the wild west example, let’s not go overboard. Anarchy will not reign supreme if part of the industry uses Quickcharge 3.0 on the same port as USB Type C.

  • SoyConnorNoAltair

    Damn. The G5 is ugly as f$/%k!!!

  • ådrï

    where can I get an LG g3

  • MikeRotch

    After mine and everyone else’s G4 died (look up boot loop issue), I will never buy another LG again. They won’t fix it if you unlocked the bootloader. and once you unlock it, warranty is void and there’s no way to relock it.

    Reason why I unlocked mine was the phone was so slow and laggy, so I had to remove t-mobile’s bloatware to get it to be nice and snappy. It’s going to be pure Nexus for me from now on. (I did own a LG nexus 4 years ago and that worked like a champ).

  • shinjitsu

    Submitted to wrong article.

  • Kamal Khochman

    i say lg g5