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[LG G7 Review]
The LG G7 is tough to wrap my brain around, even given the space of two videos in which to do it. On the one hand, the G7 packs some truly compelling differentiators: the old reliable wide-angle camera on the back; the new Boombox speaker system rumbling away beneath the Raspberry Rose paint; the return of both IP68 ingress protection and MIL-STD 810G ruggedization. On the other hand, it’s shaved off some battery in the transition from the previous generation; traded OLED for LCD; and sacrificed the G6’s distinctive look and feel for a just-another-notched-phone aesthetic that’s fine … but really no more than that.
So is it worth your money? That all depends on what the price tag says when it comes to US carriers in June. I do some speculating in that department at the end of Part 2 – but until then we’ve got a lot of impressions to cover, from the offset earpiece to the still-there headphone jack. Join me for MrMobile’s two-part LG G7 review, stretching from the shores of Jeju Island to the back alleys of Google I/O!
[G7 REVIEW PART 1]
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MrMobile’s LG G7 Review Part 2 was produced following an additional two weeks with a second LG G7 review device provided by LG (after several days with a separate G7 review unit for Part 1). The device was a preproduction unit running prerelease software.
This video was filmed in part at LG Science Park, Seoul and on Jeju Island in South Korea, for which LG covered transportation and lodging as part of its Spring 2018 media tour.
MrMobile’s LG G7 Review Part 1 is available at /theMrMobile on YouTube.
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