The Good The LG G2 has a top-of-the line processor, an expansive screen, and a powerful camera that's lightning-quick.
The Bad The handset's rear control buttons take time to get used to, its new software features are buried and unintuitive, and there's no microSD card slot.
The Bottom Line If you're willing to live with some minor design compromises, you can't go wrong with LG's ultrafast G2 workhorse.
Blazing-fast performance is an Android standout
LG has yet to usurp either Samsung or Apple as leading mobile giant in the US, but that hasn't stopped the company from outdoing itself with its new flagship device, the G2.
to shake off a humdrum mass-market image, LG hopes to elevate the handset to a more premium plane somewhere beyond its . The company may have stumbled a bit while up its new marquee phone, but when it comes to the G2 itself, it's a definite heavyweight contender.
The G2, for example, was the first globally available device to boast Qualcomm's lightning-quick. It's also equipped with an expansive 1080p display and 13-megapixel camera. LG's strange placement of the G2's power and volume buttons on its backside takes some getting used to, but doesn't ruin the experience. Indeed, with its beastly specs and ultrafast processor, LG is definitely putting its gloves on for this smartphone battle.
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