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I bought the Verizon g2 a couple days ago and have noticed some serious lag. This thing is a beast and I don't think it should be experiencing some of the things I'm experiencing. The first thing I noticed was that the screen is unbelievably sensitive so much so that I'll have my thumb hovered over the on screen buttons on the bottom and it will register that I've pressed them without touching the screen. It shouldn't bother as much a it does but it doesn't happen all the time which I find odd.

The second gripe I have is with the serious lag I've experienced. The home screen lags terribly, when opening apps it lags, and when using apps it lags. It randomly stops music playback after a song has finished. And knock on only works half the time, if that.

The last gripe is that video playback looks horrendous... I've used YouTube and Netflix with HD video and it looks like its playing 480p. It's such low quality and actually stutters when the camera is panning around. I have VERY fast Verizon FIOS internet that can handle 1080p video playback at all times. I know it is not the internet connection so it must be the phone. Are these problems that others have experienced or should I be looking to replace it with another phone? If this is to be expecting with this phone should I just return it for the HTC One? any discussion/ help/ advice is greatly appreciated!

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I've seen none of these issues whatsoever except the home screen "lag." I've got the Verizon version. the home screen lag i describe is launcher redraw. search youtube for my video "LG g2 launcher redraw" and I'm sure you'll find it. the remedy? I use nova launcher prime now and don't even bother with the stock g2 launcher. works much better and looks just like KitKat.

my video playback looks great. YouTube is known for only showing 720p and never 1080. there are modded youtube apps for 1080, though.

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I've seen none of these issues whatsoever except the home screen "lag." I've got the Verizon version. the home screen lag i describe is launcher redraw. search youtube for my video "LG g2 launcher redraw" and I'm sure you'll find it. the remedy? I use nova launcher prime now and don't even bother with the stock g2 launcher. works much better and looks just like KitKat.

my video playback looks great. YouTube is known for only showing 720p and never 1080. there are modded youtube apps for 1080, though.

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Can you show me the direction for the 1080p YouTube apk? Thank you

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I've seen none of these issues whatsoever except the home screen "lag." I've got the Verizon version. the home screen lag i describe is launcher redraw. search youtube for my video "LG g2 launcher redraw" and I'm sure you'll find it. the remedy? I use nova launcher prime now and don't even bother with the stock g2 launcher. works much better and looks just like KitKat.

my video playback looks great. YouTube is known for only showing 720p and never 1080. there are modded youtube apps for 1080, though.

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Yeah I thought the home screen lag wasn't a big deal and was pretty normal but the video truly is terrible. My brother has an iphone 4 and it looks MUCH better than what I get on the G2. I'm pretty convinced I just got a bad unit because I'm also experiencing an annoying buzzing sound during phone calls. It's like a high pitched, low volume hissing that is on for a few seconds, cuts out, then comes back on for another few seconds. I've researched quite a bit on this phone and the HTC One and this seems to be a pretty common bug for the G2. I'm going to return this unit for another one and hope that most (if not all) of these bugs are gone, but if they aren't I'm going to have to go with the HTC One or the S4. Thanks for the reply though.
 
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Can you show me the direction for the 1080p YouTube apk? Thank you

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Yeah I thought the home screen lag wasn't a big deal and was pretty normal but the video truly is terrible. .
Just use Viral, more features then YT app

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2413078
 
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Quick follow up after returning my phone and getting another. So far it's working perfectly. Tested the call quality and no high pitched tone so that's good. Absolutely no lag so far. This phone's awesome!

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