LG G4

price Rs. 21,990 onwards | launch Jun, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#24
of 37 phones in Rs. 20,000 - 25,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 12 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Rock solid build quality
  • Premium, high-end, sophisticated design
  • Beautiful leather back gives it a distinctive look
  • Arced back provides a good grip and makes the phone very comfortable to hold in the hand
  • Very good display - accurate color production, perfect viewing angles, good sunlight legibility, and good brightness levels
  • LG UX over Android is fluid, responsive
  • Very good speed/performance backed by Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Very good audio quality
  • Brilliant camera - images are sharp, detailed, and clear
  • Good video playback quality

What We Didn't

  • Graphics performance (GPU) could have been better, for a flagship phone
  • Average battery life

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1440x2560 pixels (~ 534 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS Quantum Display
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
Processor/RAM
ProcessorHexa Core, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 (Dual Core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 + Quad Core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUAdreno 418
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 2 TB
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)375 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)10.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight155 gm
Thickness9.8 mm
Camera
Camera16.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Phase Detection/Laser Auto-Focus
  • Optical Image/Video Stabilization
  • Dual LED (dual tone) Flash
  • 1/2.6" Sensor Size
  • Simultaneous Video and Image Recording
  • Geo-tagging
  • Face Detection
  • HDR (Image and Video)
  • Manual Mode
  • F1.8 Lens
  • Color Spectrum Sensor
  • Quick Shot
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • Gesture Shot
  • Gesture View
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via SlimPort
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Wireless Charging (Qi-enabled)
  • Knock Code
  • Smart Calendar (Event Pocket)
  • Smart Gallery
  • Smart Bulleten
  • Smart Settings
  • Smart Keyboard
  • Glance View
  • Quick Circle Case
  • Smart Notice
  • QREMOTE
  • Dual Window
  • Quick Memo+
  • Lock Screen effects
  • QSlide
  • Call Reject
  • Backup & Restore
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • USB On-The-Go
  • Infrared Port
  • Miracast
  • Cloud Storage (100 GB on Google Drive)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
3.11/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys