1. NightOrchid's Avatar
    I used to have a G6, but moved on for an S8+.. however, I find the S8+ so overloaded with just.. well SS junk really.. Camera is good, but not the amazing everyone claims it is, and speaker is tinney, but loud.. the S8+ is a great phone.. but I keep getting Notifications from all sorts of apps and SS installed stuff.. and no matter what I do, something else appears.. its getting irritating

    The reason I sold my G6 was the speaker was not very loud and I couldnt hear it while ringing/ Notify sometimes, also I found UX6 was a little uninspiring and flat, also Im in UK so we get the basic 32GB / No DAC /No wireless...

    I know Oreo isnt out yet, but Have LG kept the updates and security fixes coming? and are you still enjoying your G6? also, how is Headphone jack quality on EU/UK version in 2018?

    Thanks
    02-16-2018 04:17 PM
  2. Morty2264's Avatar
    Hi! There are a few "How is Your G6 Holding Up" threads here - many users report that their G6's are doing very well! With minimal issues or none to speak of.

    I personally can't speak about updates, as I do not own a G6; but I am sure an owner will come by soon with a knowledgeable response!

    If you are missing it - go for it! It's a great phone, for sure!
    02-16-2018 07:49 PM
  3. patruns's Avatar
    I can't speak for all the carriers, but T-Mobile has been pretty good keeping up with the security updates. I'm hopeful that Oreo will eventually reach us but if it doesn't, my phone works fine and security updates are more important to me anyway. I didn't buy the phone for what it might get in the future, I bought it for what it has now.
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    02-17-2018 09:16 AM
  4. electricrelish's Avatar
    I used to have a G6, but moved on for an S8+.. however, I find the S8+ so overloaded with just.. well SS junk really.. Camera is good, but not the amazing everyone claims it is, and speaker is tinney, but loud.. the S8+ is a great phone.. but I keep getting Notifications from all sorts of apps and SS installed stuff.. and no matter what I do, something else appears.. its getting irritating

    The reason I sold my G6 was the speaker was not very loud and I couldnt hear it while ringing/ Notify sometimes, also I found UX6 was a little uninspiring and flat, also Im in UK so we get the basic 32GB / No DAC /No wireless...

    I know Oreo isnt out yet, but Have LG kept the updates and security fixes coming? and are you still enjoying your G6? also, how is Headphone jack quality on EU/UK version in 2018?

    Thanks
    I've had my LG G6 since late June 2017 and it's been solid. I still enjoy using this phone on a daily basis including the very useful wide angle lens.

    I'm on Sprint which overs me excellent coverage in my area in the US. My Android security patch level is January 2018.
    02-19-2018 03:59 PM
  5. Law2138's Avatar
    I find myself being a bit more appreciate of the headphone jack on the G6 as I don't take my BT headphones everywhere I go. I still have a pair of earbuds on my nightstand that I don't worry about charging. Of course I could just have the dongle there, but I'd probably want 2 or 3 just to make sure I have a backup in case batteries go out.

    The Google Camera APKs (Both regular and wide angle) are what bring this phone to its full potential.

    While I do want a Pixel 2, the LG G6 is a very fine substitute. Wireless charging, headphone jack and dual cameras would be greatly missed.
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    02-20-2018 11:47 AM
  6. Coraya's Avatar
    I can't speak for the updates because I honestly don't pay attention to them. however my G6 sure is holding up well. much better than I thought it was going to. I've had it since launch. My vibration motor hasn't worked since November or sometime around then, but other than that it's been great.
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    02-20-2018 08:29 PM
  7. Ranny99's Avatar
    My better half now has my G6, I bought the DS version on eBay with the dac and 64gb. Excellent phone.
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    02-22-2018 01:16 AM
  8. devaa's Avatar
    You know that sound didn't change since you had it. I had 6+ updates in last 7months, and i wouldn't sold the phone for the world.
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    02-22-2018 07:35 PM
  9. Reg Robinson's Avatar
    I have had a G6 since late March 2017. I chose it over the Galaxy S8 for exactly the same reasons you are considering moving back from the S8. I replaced 2 black G6 phones through Verizon after both had call quality issues where the receiving party said my voice was cutting out. Verizon gave me a platinum version that has been trouble free. The G6 speaker is good for speakerphone use and voice for podcasts, radio, etc. It sounds far better than any speaker I had on any of my previous 3 Samsung Galaxy phones. I wouldn’t use any phone speaker for music. Security updates have arrived regularly. Battery life has shown no drop off and is still very good. No glitches, bugs or annoyances to report. I still enjoy the camera results and the wide angle lens has been very useful to me. My wife also has the platinum G6 and she reports that she has had no issues whatsoever.
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    02-26-2018 05:23 AM
  10. Morty2264's Avatar
    I have had a G6 since late March 2017. I chose it over the Galaxy S8 for exactly the same reasons you are considering moving back from the S8. I replaced 2 black G6 phones through Verizon after both had call quality issues where the receiving party said my voice was cutting out. Verizon gave me a platinum version that has been trouble free. The G6 speaker is good for speakerphone use and voice for podcasts, radio, etc. It sounds far better than any speaker I had on any of my previous 3 Samsung Galaxy phones. I wouldn’t use any phone speaker for music. Security updates have arrived regularly. Battery life has shown no drop off and is still very good. No glitches, bugs or annoyances to report. I still enjoy the camera results and the wide angle lens has been very useful to me. My wife also has the platinum G6 and she reports that she has had no issues whatsoever.
    So glad you and your wife are enjoying the G6!
    02-26-2018 06:44 AM
  11. devaa's Avatar
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    02-27-2018 09:14 AM
  12. wmurch3's Avatar
    still waiting on Oreo but I knew LG was slow on updates before buying. hardware is holding up great but man is the camera slow as hell to take a picture.

    I also really miss having an IR sensor more than I thought I would.
    02-27-2018 05:00 PM
  13. Theot's Avatar
    I've had mine since August. Platinum T-MOBILE variant. I'm on the January security update and expecting another update soon as it's been about every 6-8 weeks for second updates. I've had some battery issues after updates a couple times that forced a factory reset which fixed the issue so now I just do it after an update.

    For the most part the hardware has been solid and the performance good. This thing feels great in the hand. The camera can be a little slow at times to load, and if you zoom at all it will be grainy. In fact if you take a pic and zoom in it will look grainy.

    My only other gripe is typing. When typing with both thumbs it will randomly try to swipe/gesture type and I have to correct stuff. It's irritating but I've learned to deal with it just so I can use gesture typing when j want to.

    That said, it has a great size, solid screen, headphone jack, wireless charging, water and dust resistance and quick charge 3.0. if you get a good one there's a lot to love. Me, I've been wanting something else since I got it and I don't know why. I just don't love it but it really has been great and served me well.
    02-27-2018 08:51 PM
  14. jchapman01's Avatar
    I've had mine since August. Platinum T-MOBILE variant. I'm on the January security update and expecting another update soon as it's been about every 6-8 weeks for second updates.
    So strange. I'm using the Platinum T-Mobile variant also and I'm stuck on the December security patch. I keep seeing that people are getting the January patch. Anything you do special to get it?
    02-28-2018 05:02 PM
  15. jchapman01's Avatar
    I used to have a G6, but moved on for an S8+.. however, I find the S8+ so overloaded with just.. well SS junk really.. Camera is good, but not the amazing everyone claims it is, and speaker is tinney, but loud.. the S8+ is a great phone.. but I keep getting Notifications from all sorts of apps and SS installed stuff.. and no matter what I do, something else appears.. its getting irritating

    The reason I sold my G6 was the speaker was not very loud and I couldnt hear it while ringing/ Notify sometimes, also I found UX6 was a little uninspiring and flat, also Im in UK so we get the basic 32GB / No DAC /No wireless...

    I know Oreo isnt out yet, but Have LG kept the updates and security fixes coming? and are you still enjoying your G6? also, how is Headphone jack quality on EU/UK version in 2018?

    Thanks
    Let everyone know if you end up coming back into the fold!

    Like most here, I've had the G6 for about a year now and am having no issues. Usually at this point I start having battery issues, sluggish performance etc. I am super impressed with this phone. It. Just. Works.
    02-28-2018 05:05 PM
  16. Theot's Avatar
    So strange. I'm using the Platinum T-Mobile variant also and I'm stuck on the December security patch. I keep seeing that people are getting the January patch. Anything you do special to get it?
    Apologies, I was mistaken. I'm on December to. Thought I had January but didn't check. So there should be an update coming soon I hope. Hopefully February's.

    Sent from my LG-H872 using Tapatalk
    02-28-2018 05:38 PM
  17. Theot's Avatar
    Let everyone know if you end up coming back into the fold!

    Like most here, I've had the G6 for about a year now and am having no issues. Usually at this point I start having battery issues, sluggish performance etc. I am super impressed with this phone. It. Just. Works.
    That's why I hesitate to get anything else lol

    Sent from my LG-H872 using Tapatalk
    02-28-2018 05:38 PM
  18. jchapman01's Avatar
    Apologies, I was mistaken. I'm on December to. Thought I had January but didn't check. So there should be an update coming soon I hope. Hopefully February's.

    Sent from my LG-H872 using Tapatalk
    Ok, gotcha. Thanks for confirming. I was starting to get a serious case of FOMO. :P
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    02-28-2018 05:43 PM
  19. electricrelish's Avatar
    Apologies, I was mistaken. I'm on December to. Thought I had January but didn't check. So there should be an update coming soon I hope. Hopefully February's.

    Sent from my LG-H872 using Tapatalk
    Sprint pushed out the January 1, 2018 Android Security patch to my LG G6 a while ago. Like you, I'm also waiting on February' s.
    02-28-2018 06:43 PM
  20. Theot's Avatar
    Sprint pushed out the January 1, 2018 Android Security patch to my LG G6 a while ago. Like you, I'm also waiting on February' s.
    T-MOBILE has been doing bi-monthly for the last six months since I got this phone. If that holds up for another 18 months I'll be happy.
    02-28-2018 07:37 PM
  21. Theot's Avatar
    Ok, gotcha. Thanks for confirming. I was starting to get a serious case of FOMO. :P
    Lol, I don't blame you. I would to. I check every morning lol.
    jchapman01 likes this.
    02-28-2018 07:38 PM
  22. revtech's Avatar
    Let everyone know if you end up coming back into the fold!

    Like most here, I've had the G6 for about a year now and am having no issues. Usually at this point I start having battery issues, sluggish performance etc. I am super impressed with this phone. It. Just. Works.
    Wish I could say this, I keep picking up my g6 because I like it but then keep putting it away because of battery. I've tried greenify and package diablers, but I can't stop "phone idle" from chewing through my battery. Maybe it's my crummy signal here at my house, but still my other phones don't do this.
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    03-10-2018 06:24 AM
  23. Morty2264's Avatar
    Wish I could say this, I keep picking up my g6 because I like it but then keep putting it away because of battery. I've tried greenify and package diablers, but I can't stop "phone idle" from chewing through my battery. Maybe it's my crummy signal here at my house, but still my other phones don't do this.
    It's true that signal can really deplete your battery... However, if other devices did not do this, that means it could be something else. Did you switch carriers when you bought your G6? Do any other devices in the house have similar signal issues?
    03-10-2018 11:22 AM
  24. cohoman's Avatar
    Wish I could say this, I keep picking up my g6 because I like it but then keep putting it away because of battery. I've tried greenify and package diablers, but I can't stop "phone idle" from chewing through my battery. Maybe it's my crummy signal here at my house, but still my other phones don't do this.
    You might just have bad battery. If you really like your G6, you might find a local repair shop and ask to have the battery replaced. The local shop near me will replace the battery for $69 in a G6.
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    03-12-2018 05:02 AM

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