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Default [Q] Planning to buy the LG g2.. wanna clear some doubts!!1

Friends m planning to buy LG g2 and there is no one who can give the better review den u guys, as u r already the user..
1.should i wait for s5 to come or should i go for it??
2.performance..is there lag in it while scorlling or the touch is smooth like ios.??
3.how is the development?? are there enough roms in asop and original os..??
4. does rooting the phone expires the warranty??
5. is there 4k recording in it
i know i have a long list of questions but it will be really helpful if u guys can lead me to the end of the tunnel by answering them..
thanx in advance..
 
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Friends m planning to buy LG g2 and there is no one who can give the better review den u guys, as u r already the user..
1.should i wait for s5 to come or should i go for it??
2.performance..is there lag in it while scorlling or the touch is smooth like ios.??
3.how is the development?? are there enough roms in asop and original os..??
4. does rooting the phone expires the warranty??
5. is there 4k recording in it
i know i have a long list of questions but it will be really helpful if u guys can lead me to the end of the tunnel by answering them..
thanx in advance..
1. Samsung just re-released the S4, it's doubtful that's coming anytime soon. Besides, the biggest improvement area on android now is software, not hardware. In terms of software, LG's software is maybe even less useful than Samsungs, but atleast it's less obtrusive and not as ugly. Also, a lot of it can be modded to look more consistent with google guidelines
2. It's very fast, but it's not as smooth as a Nexus 4 on kitkat (current LG G2 version is unfortunately still 4.2.2), nor an iPhone.
It's very quick at performing advanced tasks, but basic operations are not as smooth as ios.
3. Few developers, few quality roms. Numerous tweaks you can do to make it a lot better, but it's not the best supported phone.
4. I think so. Question is, will they notice. People have had success unrooting their device.
5. Not yet. But do you need it? Video is pretty good though! Just wish there was a slow motion mode. Camera is great for the steady photographer
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Everything that was said above, with the exception of the GS5... that should be coming in a few months, anytime between Feb-May of next year. The question is when is the new Galaxy F line coming out. There's talk of the Galaxy F line being the new flagship of Sammy and the S line will take a step back from the limelight. Techwise there hasn't been any huge improvement in CPU except Qualcomm's Snapdragon 805 chip... but that's marginally better than the 800 chip found in the G2 and Note 3. Biggest improvement next year will probably be Sammy's new ISO Cell technology powering their 16MP cameras and the jump to WQHD resolution screens. Of course those are just rumors. And seeing as how Qualcomm hasn't yet manufactured a 64bit chip, it's unlikely the S5 will come with one unless it's an Exynos but if that was the case then I think it'd only be on the international version with no LTE capability.

Now onto the important stuff, if you DO decide to pick up the LG G2... There are several things to test out for in the store before you bring it home. Look up G2 touchscreen issues for starters. The more important bug to test for that might not be so readily apparent is discussed in this thread here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2491371

Give it a read over, my post on that thread also has a few screenshots. Test the phone carefully before you bring it home, the problem detailed in that thread affected 3 out of the 4 LG G2s that I had.
 
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gold3ndrag0n which version of the phone did you have?
 
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Just going to copy paste how I feel about the ROM I posted in another thread. First I'll answer some questions you posed.

Currently development is not huge (it is a newer phone) but it is picking up. Cm is officially working on this phone so that can only bring more development.

It does void your warranty but, if you use the method on here to revert to stop, it does untrip the rooted status in the about phone info.

Don't know if you want my personal opinion or not, but incoming wall of text.

I love my g2. Coming from a RAZR xt912 its a huge upgrade.

I have not a single gripe about it aside from a currently locked boot loader. Just need to be careful rooting/flashing.

The stock experience is odd but actually not bad. Medallus has a nice stock ROM, and there are a few more if you do like the set up.

Never messed with the stock browser because I rooted it days after getting it, but there are options to download if you are not too keen on it. Naked browser and what have you.

The stock messenger is good, again different. It has some customization that makes it more personalizable.

The ROMs are picking up with it being a newer phone, but a lot are very buggy. (Gps issues, blue tooth issues, sod's and random reboots.

What seems to be the problem is cm's kernel has a lot of legacy code in it they are actively working on so it is getting better. Since most people fork cm's kernel most ROMs have the same issue.

Cm is finally official on this device, and paranoid android has about the most stable ROM I have experienced. Knock on works on all ROMs but knock off is an issue. Recently cm has put out some code to make double tapping the status back to shut off, and there is a workaround by using a third party launcher with a double tap home screen launch a screen off app.

As far as gps, there is a zip file for asop ROMs to help with it and I've noticed some people saying turn on gps while stock and getting a lock before flashing helps.

TLDR: Awesomely fast phone with a great battery, still very much a work in progress for custom ROMs, but quickly becoming stable/wonderful.



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---------- Post added at 06:54 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:49 PM ----------

Forgot about stock apps.

The camera is pretty sweet at 13mp and the remote control and stuff is handy. People are activly/have made aosp ports for said apps.

Pretty sure I'm done now lol


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gold3ndrag0n which version of the phone did you have?
D800, the AT&T variant running stock shipped ROM D80010d.
 
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I have this phone for few days and im really satisfied with overall performance of stock rom. Phone is really fast but im coming from s2 and can compare it only to it. The development is pretty ok i would say CM team is officially supporting device witch is great and i suspect it to better when official 4.4 kicks.
If you are worried about warranty void than dont even consider s5, it will come with knox inside and there is very small chance that someone will figure way to reset void flag. Here if you go back to stock you will reset root counter so no one will know 8f you voided warranty but answering your question: yes rooting voids warranty (almost on every phone). To answer your last question max recording resolution is 1080p with either 30 or 60fps

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Guys does the phone have ir-blaster?

Should I trade my N5 for a LG G2?
16Gb
32Gb
 
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Yes it has and the IR Remote is very complete.
It works with almost everything.
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