Which LG Smartphone Is Right For You?

Which LG Smartphone Is Right For You?

Considering LG for your next smartphone, or simply curious to see what the manufacturer has to offer? The South Korean electronics company has been around since 1958 (although back then they were known as GoldStar) so it's safe to say they know a thing or two about what it takes to create a cutting-edge handset.

There's an LG phone to suit any pocket, whether you're looking for an affordable, reliable mobile or fancy investing in the very latest technology. To make your decision even easier, we've compared the best of the best below.

LG G7 Thinq

At a glance: 6.1-inch QHD+ Full Vision display, dual 16MP AI-powered camera, 152.2 x 71.9 x 7.9mm, 162g.

The latest device in the popular LG G series, the LG G7 is jam-packed with amazing specs. Pulling out all the stops, LG LG has squeezed some of the most advanced smartphone tech into this impressive handset.

One standout feature of the LG G7 is the dual 16MP camera. Powered by Artificial Intelligence, the LG G7 will automatically analyze the environment around you before you take a photo, adjusting settings to ensure you always take the perfect shot. You can also use your voice to control the shutter - ideal if you can't quite reach the button. Just say 'Take a picture with AI Cam'.


The rear camera also has a super wide-angle lens and portrait mode. As for selfies, you'll have 8MP to play with too.

Of course, there's more to the LG G7 than just a camera. It's a powerful device with an octa-core processor and 4GB RAM, and you'll find Android Oreo already installed. The huge 6.1-inch QHD+ Full Vision display is certainly something to shout about, and you can charge up wirelessly too.

LG V30

At a glance: 6-inch Quad HD display, dual 16MP camera, 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm, 158g

LG's latest offering, the LG V30 was unveiled at the end of August 2017. Beautifully curved, bezel-free and packed with awesome tech, it's a premium device that won't disappoint.

One stand-out feature is the impressive camera offering: selfies come in at a clear 5MP front-facing lens, while the rear has a 16MP and a wide-angle 13MP dual camera. The f/1.6 aperture lens really sets the LG V30 apart though - drastically improving the quality of photos taken in low light.

Sound quality is fantastic, as LG's Sound Presets and Digital Filters let you edit audio to suit your tastes. As for security, the handset has both voice and face recognition. Unlock the device just by looking at it, then enjoy the added security of Google Assistant, already on board.

Even better, the LG V30 can withstand more than the occasional bump or knock. It has an IP68 water resistance rating and has passed the US Military Standard Drop Test.


At a glance: 5.7-inch Quad HD FullVision Display, dual 13MP camera, 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9mm, 163g

A larger screen doesn't automatically equal a bulky phone. The LG G6 is super slim, even with its 5.7-inch Quad HD display. FullVision means you're looking at an 18:9 ratio which fits even more on a screen without increasing the handset's overall size.

There's a top quality dual 13MP camera to play with, producing amazing pics no matter when you point and shoot. The 5MP wide-angle front camera ensures everyone can squeeze into your photos too. To take a picture? Just wave your palm in front of the lens, and you'll trigger a countdown.

As expected from LG, inside is packed with the best specs. 4GB RAM, a long-lasting, fast-charging battery and a brilliant quad-core processor are just a handful of things that make the LG G6 so special.

LG K4 (2017)

At a glance: 5-inch in-cell display, 5MP camera, 144.7 x 72.6 x 7.9mm, 135g

The LG K4 (2017) is amazing if you're after trustworthy LG tech at an affordable price. This sleek handset enjoys a large, vivid 5 inch display and powerful 2,500mAH removable battery, despite its slim frame - ideal for everyday use.

The primary camera comes in at 5MP, which is matched by the front-facer. With a 5MP selfie camera, you can capture moments with friends without ever having to worry about quality - and by enabling Auto Shot, you'll never have to stretch to take the perfect shot again. A great all-rounder, the LG K4 (2017) is a superb budget choice.

LG K8 (2017)

At a glance: 5-inch HD display, 2.5D Arc Glass, 13MP camera, 144.8 x 72.1 x 8.1mm, 142g

On a budget, but don't want to sacrifice style or quality? The LG K8 (2017) is remarkable value for money, and with its 5 inch HD display, speedy quad-core processor and 13MP primary camera you're going to be pleasantly surprised by its low price.

The K8 (2017)'s responsive display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and 2.5D Arc glass edges mean it's smooth to the touch. The 13MP rear camera is paired with a 5MP selfie camera, while the screen even lights up when you take a shot, to lend a hand in low light.

LG have included 16GB internal storage too, but if you love downloading apps or fancy a bit more space for extra photos you can easily upgrade to 32GB via micro-SD slot.

LG K10 (2017)

At a glance: 5.3-inch HD display, 13MP camera, 148.7 x 75.2 x 7.9mm, 142g

Another low-cost offering from LG, the LG K10 (2017) shares tons of similarities with the other models in the K series. However, it boasts a curved metallic frame, a larger screen with a 5.3 inch display and has plenty of notable features.

Alongside a powerful octa-core processor you'll find 2GB RAM, which together make multitasking on the K10 (2017) a breeze. Open apps, stream videos and text to your heart's content without the annoying lag.

Get snap happy with the 13MP rear camera, which has a f/2.2 lens to enhance photos taken in low light. As for photos with friends, the 5MP selfie camera has a wide-angle lens so you can fit everyone in the frame.


At a glance: 5.5-inch Full HD display with FullVision, 13MP camera, 142.5 x 69.3 x 8.1mm, 149g

An excellent phone with a middleweight price tag, the LG Q6's 5.5 inch display is slightly smaller than the flagship G6, but it's still full of amazing features.

Watching videos, playing games and browsing on the Full HD display is an immersive experience, as the screen reaches from corner to corner. Autofocus technology has been added to the G6's 13MP main camera too, so blurred images will be a thing of the past. As for the front-facing 5MP camera, not only does it have a 100-degree wide-angle lens, it's also loaded with facial recognition technology so you can unlock the phone with a simple glance.

The handset's battery won't let you down, and when it is time to power up you can in seconds thanks to fast-charging. As for the technical stuff, you'll find 3GB RAM, an octa-core processor and 32GB storage included. Impressive!

Which LG handset is right for me?

For smartphone enthusiasts who love the latest tech, you can't go wrong with LG's latest offering - the LG V30. An incredible dual-camera, impressive core and beautiful design make it one of the best devices the manufacturer has created. Meanwhile, if you'd like a taste of LG for less, go for the reliable K8 (2017) or K10 (2017).

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