1. swille81's Avatar
    I currently own an iPhone SE. I just browsed Best Buy because I saw that the price of an unlocked LG G5 that is compatible with Verizon is going for $429.

    Link:

    LG G5 4G LTE with 32GB Memory Cell Phone (Unlocked) Gray LG G5 (UNLOCKED) - TITAN - Best Buy

    So - fans of the LG G5 - is it worth it?

    I've financed the SE through Verizon and could in theory pay that off and upgrade to another phone if I wanted to, but I don't. I just plan on saving the rest of the money and pay off the device early so I'm not tied to any agreements.

    What I like about the SE:

    Size and form factor - I enjoy using the phone one handed (get out of the gutter) and it is very pocket friendly.
    6S specs without the 6S price - It's a mini powerhouse of a phone
    Perfect marriage of software and hardware - updates come from Apple and I don't have to worry about any kind of delays
    Camera - not the best in class camera but no slouch either
    My family runs on iPhone - iMessage (need one say more)
    Accessories are everywhere - cases, screen protectors, etc

    What I don't like

    My retail options for cases seem to be dwindling. If I need to make a run to a brick and mortar location I'm more likely to see 6/6S and 7 accessories than I am any for the 5/5S/SE variant.
    Sometimes the phone is too small. I don't like squinting at the screen from time to time.

    What I like about the LG G5

    Previous history - I've owned an LG G2 and G3. I enjoyed using both devices quite a bit
    It's in a slick package - I like the looks of the LG G5
    The specs - They seem to be more than capable of running Android
    The cameras - I'm not a selfie guy - the two cameras on the rear have me interested though

    What I don't know

    After being out for so long, is it still everything people wanted it to be? Is it worth the $430 for the unlocked price?

    So I could be in Best Buy this Black Friday buying a phone that I cannot open until Christmas. Would you, if you had the available cash, buy an LG G5 at that price or should I stick with the iPhone SE that I have and most likely enjoy OS support for another 3-5 years.
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    11-23-2016 11:02 AM
  2. Norg's Avatar
    I currently own an iPhone SE. I just browsed Best Buy because I saw that the price of an unlocked LG G5 that is compatible with Verizon is going for $429.

    Link:

    LG G5 4G LTE with 32GB Memory Cell Phone (Unlocked) Gray LG G5 (UNLOCKED) - TITAN - Best Buy

    So - fans of the LG G5 - is it worth it?

    I've financed the SE through Verizon and could in theory pay that off and upgrade to another phone if I wanted to, but I don't. I just plan on saving the rest of the money and pay off the device early so I'm not tied to any agreements.

    What I like about the SE:

    Size and form factor - I enjoy using the phone one handed (get out of the gutter) and it is very pocket friendly.
    6S specs without the 6S price - It's a mini powerhouse of a phone
    Perfect marriage of software and hardware - updates come from Apple and I don't have to worry about any kind of delays
    Camera - not the best in class camera but no slouch either
    My family runs on iPhone - iMessage (need one say more)
    Accessories are everywhere - cases, screen protectors, etc

    What I don't like

    My retail options for cases seem to be dwindling. If I need to make a run to a brick and mortar location I'm more likely to see 6/6S and 7 accessories than I am any for the 5/5S/SE variant.
    Sometimes the phone is too small. I don't like squinting at the screen from time to time.

    What I like about the LG G5

    Previous history - I've owned an LG G2 and G3. I enjoyed using both devices quite a bit
    It's in a slick package - I like the looks of the LG G5
    The specs - They seem to be more than capable of running Android
    The cameras - I'm not a selfie guy - the two cameras on the rear have me interested though

    What I don't know

    After being out for so long, is it still everything people wanted it to be? Is it worth the $430 for the unlocked price?

    So I could be in Best Buy this Black Friday buying a phone that I cannot open until Christmas. Would you, if you had the available cash, buy an LG G5 at that price or should I stick with the iPhone SE that I have and most likely enjoy OS support for another 3-5 years.
    I'm a power user and have been using mine for more than 4 months now, and I continue to be completely satisfied with all aspects of its performance!!
    11-26-2016 09:41 PM
  3. UserDowell's Avatar
    I got Android LG G5 ill sell like new
    12-27-2016 09:03 PM

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