G2 - £360
Why this smartphone is built for you
The LG G2
The G2 is a top-end smart phone running a version of Android KitKat that has been augmented with LG's 'Practical' UX. It was LG's flagship device when it launched in 2013 and has an impressive list of features. It is a powerful phone with a good battery life that competes at the highest level of the market.
This phone has a 5.2 inch HD touchscreen that displays in 423PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The G2 has a 13MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 2.1MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 2.2GHz quad core processor and 2GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 90 out of 100.
The G2 has an estimated battery life of around 18 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 3000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The G2 comes with 16 or 32GB internal storage (depending upon the model). It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage. This phone does not have an expandable memory card slot.
The G2 comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The G2 is able to connect to HDMI enabled TV's or projectors (this requires a separate microUSB to HDMI adapter). It has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends. The G2 is able to connect to DLNA and Miracast enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from your phone wirelessly. This phone also has an infrared blaster which gives it the ability to control most TV's or home cinema systems.
The LG G2 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
Although it has now been superseded by the LG G3, the G2 is still a very desirable offering from LG and becomes increasingly more attractive as its price continues to fall.