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LG settles lawsuit over smartphone bootloops, offers cash or rebate payouts

A handful of LG smartphones released over the past few years have been notoriously prone to “bootloops,” which cause the phone to shut down unexpectedly and then fail to fully boot (often restarting over and over, hence the “loop.” Last year the law firm of Girard Gibbs filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of […]

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LG V20 custom ROMs can now include Second Screen widgets, shortcuts

The upcoming LG V30 may be swapping the “second screen” feature for a new “floating bar,” but a team of independent developers have just figured out how to make the second screen on last year’s LG V20 a lot more useful. Up until recently, custom ROM builders were unable to fully take advantage of the […]

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Deals of the Day (8-01-2017)

The LG V30 is coming soon, but if you don’t need the latest high-end phone from LG, then last year’s model might be worth checking out… especially now that it doesn’t have a high-end price tag anymore. LG’s V20 features a 5.7 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel IPS display and a smaller 1040 x 160 […]

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Deals of the Day (4-04-2017)

Looking for a cheap, factory unlocked smartphone Amazon’s got you covered. The retailer is offering discounts on a bunch of already-affordable Android phones from Sony, Lenovo, Asus, and LeEco, with prices starting as low as $150. Have a little more to spend? Newegg has a great deal on a really good Android phone. When the LG […]

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HTC’s upcoming phones include one with an LG V20-like “ticker” display (leaks)

HTC is holding an event tomorrow, and rumor has it that the company plans to launch at least three phones, codenamed Ocean Smart, Ocean Master, and Ocean Note. Picture of the Ocean Note have allegedly been leaked on Chinese social media site Weibo, and as Android Police points out, one of them has a familiar-looking […]

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LG V34 is a smaller, waterproof V20 (for Japan only)

LG’s fancy V20 smartphone goes on sale in the United States this month. It has a high-resolution display and a secondary, ticker-style screen above the main screen. There are dual cameras on the back, a fingerprint sensor, and top-tier specs. It’s also one of the first phones to ship with Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed. But […]

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LG launches V20 smartphone with Android 7.0, second screen, removable battery

LG’s new premium smartphone features a 5.7 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, a fingerprint scanner, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a microSD card slot for up to 2TB of removable storage. But those aren’t the features that really make the LG V20 stand out. Here’s a few […]

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LG V20, Sony Xperia X Compact photos shared by @evleaks

Evan Blass may have “retired” from leaking details about upcoming phones and other gadgets two years ago, but he’s still got great sources, and he still keeps sharing information about products before they’re officially launched. Two of the latest? The LG V20 and the Sony Xperia X Compact. One will be the first phone to […]

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LG V20 is the first phone to ship with Android 7.0

Google Android 7.0 Nougat is launching today, and there’s a little surprise on the Android website: confirmation that the new LG V20 smartphone will be the first smartphone to ship with Android 7.0 pre-installed (although Android 7.0 updates should begin rolling out for recent Nexus phones and other devices any minute now). The LG V20 won’t officially launch […]

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LG V20 smartphone coming in Sept (with Android 7.0)

LG’s latest flagship smartphone raised eyebrows when it launched earlier this year, thanks to its semi-modular design that allows you to attach accessories to the LG G5 for enhanced audio, camera, or other functions. But late last year the company launched a phone that was unusual for a different reason: the LG V10 had top-tier specs, […]