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  1. deeb215's Avatar
    Anyone trading their S6 for the G4? Why? Is anyone else considering it but what keeps you on the fence? Thanks
    05-09-2015 07:53 AM
  2. shadow82x's Avatar
    Nope. S6 is superior in all categories unless you're wanting a phablet.
    05-09-2015 08:10 AM
  3. jamielov's Avatar
    Just came from the Droid Turbo. I had to chose between the S6 and G4. both were remarkably close by all accounts, and camera was my main factor. From what I was looking for...simplicity in shooting and quickly, I liked what the s6 had to offer. Not saying the G4 was not capable of better photos, but when I use a camera in a phone, it is point and shoot. I would never have time to make all the "pro" adjustments. Cool phone so far. Wish the battery life was better, but nothing is 100% perfect. The phone is so ridiculously thin, that even with the mophie battery pack on it, it still is easily a pocket phone for me.
    05-09-2015 08:13 AM
  4. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    Nope, the G4 does not thrill me one bit.
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    05-09-2015 08:18 AM
  5. jcp007's Avatar
    G4 is a great device and will compete well. Other than leaving out key features that the competition have included and added to up the ante in the flagship smartphone space, holding a mini-tab to my ear isn't appealing. It would almost be unpocketable with a case. Plastic backing not a good look for a premium device. How long did Samsung get hammered as cheap looking for having one? Having had the GS6 for more than a month now, I see no reason to switch.
    05-09-2015 08:26 AM
  6. deeb215's Avatar
    Just came from the Droid Turbo. I had to chose between the S6 and G4. both were remarkably close by all accounts, and camera was my main factor. From what I was looking for...simplicity in shooting and quickly, I liked what the s6 had to offer. Not saying the G4 was not capable of better photos, but when I use a camera in a phone, it is point and shoot. I would never have time to make all the "pro" adjustments. Cool phone so far. Wish the battery life was better, but nothing is 100% perfect. The phone is so ridiculously thin, that even with the mophie battery pack on it, it still is easily a pocket phone for me.
    True nothing beats that double tap to camera feature. The G4 has a similar feature but I don't think it'll execute as well with the button location being in the rear.
    05-09-2015 09:00 AM
  7. FuzzyB's Avatar
    Nope. S6 is superior in all categories unless you're wanting a phablet.
    This. Not happnin
    05-09-2015 09:07 AM
  8. deeb215's Avatar
    G4 is a great device and will compete well. Other than leaving out key features that the competition have included and added to up the ante in the flagship smartphone space, holding a mini-tab to my ear isn't appealing. It would almost be unpocketable with a case. Plastic backing not a good look for a premium device. How long did Samsung get hammered as cheap looking for having one? Having had the GS6 for more than a month now, I see no reason to switch.
    They could've chosen a better alternative to the leather I agree. I would've preferred the back of the G2 if it had to be plastic or softouch like the Nexus 5.
    05-09-2015 09:13 AM
  9. darryjr's Avatar
    I have had every iteration of the lg from the optimus line. Than went to HTC from the m7 ,but also picked up the g2 and g3 as well. Never actually cared for Samsung devices. Went to best buy to check out the s6 and was shocked with how much I liked the phone. So I bought both s6 and edge ,lol. I was considering the lg as well before it was official,but once I started reading about it I lost interest. I do not care for the leather and the plastic back makes it look and feel like the g3. Yes,the camera is supposed to be stellar,but the s6 cameras are great as well. Lg ui still looks the same,pastel ugly ,watercolor type. I am shockingly ,very happy with my Sammy purchase
    05-09-2015 09:24 AM
  10. deeb215's Avatar
    Samsung really did a good job with these new Galaxy devices. A few software tweaks away from being perfect for me so I'll be keeping my S6 for the time being.
    05-09-2015 09:30 AM
  11. chonghak's Avatar
    I'm not switching, but I would have given G4 more serious consideration, if it had been available at the same time as GS6 and M9.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-09-2015 10:30 AM
  12. deeb215's Avatar
    I'm not switching, but I would have given G4 more serious consideration, if it had been available at the same time as GS6 and M9.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Yes personally I think mainly the size would've still leaned me towards the S6. I was hoping LG would have made it more compact compared to the G3. If I had skipped the S6 I'd probably be waiting to see what Moto will release also.
    05-09-2015 10:41 AM
  13. Cobravision's Avatar
    The 5.5" screen makes the G4 a non-starter, but even if it were 5.1", I'd take the S6 due to built-in wireless charging, real-time HDR, fingerprint scanner, and the 128gb storage option. But it would have been a tough call just because of the swappable battery. The size just ruins the G4 for me. If I wanted a big screen, I'd wait for the Note 5.
    05-09-2015 11:01 AM
  14. joeszef's Avatar
    No not at all... Hehehe

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    05-09-2015 11:22 AM
  15. limeaid's Avatar
    Nope. S6 is superior in all categories unless you're wanting a phablet.
    Don't be a fan boy.

    S6 has its appeal, but I'm switching. Battery life. End of story
    05-09-2015 12:18 PM
  16. Cobravision's Avatar
    Just keep in mind that the G4 is already running 5.1, so all of the Lollipop battery fixes are in place. I'd bet that once the S6 gets the 5.1.1 upgrade, the battery life will be comparable if not better, without any further improvements left for the G4.
    05-09-2015 12:29 PM
  17. deeb215's Avatar
    Don't be a fan boy.

    S6 has its appeal, but I'm switching. Battery life. End of story
    I don't know it's comparable, the AC review reported 4 hours SOT and many have shown they're already getting that on the S6 without sacrificing usability. Being able to swap the battery instantly works in favor of the G4 though.
    05-09-2015 01:31 PM
  18. Adranalyne's Avatar
    I don't know it's comparable, the AC review reported 4 hours SOT and many have shown they're already getting that on the S6 without sacrificing usability. Being able to swap the battery instantly works in favor of the G4 though.
    So does Adaptive Fast Charging for the S6. That said, they're also testing the international G4. The US version has a smaller 2900 mah battery.

    Posted via Galaxy S6 edge
    05-09-2015 02:19 PM
  19. deeb215's Avatar
    So does Adaptive Fast Charging for the S6. That said, they're also testing the international G4. The US version has a smaller 2900 mah battery.

    Posted via Galaxy S6 edge
    Why would LG put a smaller battery in the US version?
    05-09-2015 02:31 PM
  20. anon(5630457)'s Avatar
    Anyone trading their S6 for the G4? Why? Is anyone else considering it but what keeps you on the fence? Thanks
    I am. I can't even get 3 hours SOT on my S6. It's pitiful.
    05-09-2015 02:46 PM
  21. deeb215's Avatar
    I am. I can't even get 3 hours SOT on my S6. It's pitiful.
    I probably wouldn'e setlle for less than that myself but I think it's just bugs or it may not fit your usage patterns.
    05-09-2015 03:00 PM
  22. neiljay6's Avatar
    It seems like a comparable phone to the s6, with a nice screen, great camera and good performance. However its just too big and I really don't like the way the thing looks which is made worse for me by its size. I'm getting great battery life with my s6, I loveee the design, the screen is awesome! and its just a little over my ideal size. Im good.
    05-09-2015 03:27 PM
  23. shadow82x's Avatar
    Don't be a fan boy.

    S6 has its appeal, but I'm switching. Battery life. End of story
    Fanboy? That statement alone implies you're a pretty big fanboy? I guess some people just can't accept the truth. Most review sites say the G4 actually has worst battery life, maybe you should do some searching outside of AC. That alone should pretty upsetting considering it's using an underwhelming processor and a greater capacity battery.

    To each their own though. Buy whatever doesn't make you have buyers remorse.
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    05-09-2015 03:28 PM
  24. jcp007's Avatar
    Just keep in mind that the G4 is already running 5.1, so all of the Lollipop battery fixes are in place. I'd bet that once the S6 gets the 5.1.1 upgrade, the battery life will be comparable if not better, without any further improvements left for the G4.
    Not to mention that the GS6 will get camera improvements that will make its RFC better and intrude RAW output support as well. Before someone drive the next nail, let's wait and see.
    05-09-2015 03:52 PM
  25. jcp007's Avatar
    Fanboy? That statement alone implies you're a pretty big fanboy? I guess some people just can't accept the truth. Most review sites say the G4 actually has worst battery life, maybe you should do some searching outside of AC. That alone should pretty upsetting considering it's using an underwhelming processor and a greater capacity battery.

    To each their own though. Buy whatever doesn't make you have buyers remorse.
    Every site has some bias. Is it a coincidence.that the G4 has a plastic back, removable battery and a card slot and the device lacking a number premium features like rapid charging, wireless charging, mobile payment systems, fingerprint scanner, UFS, and DDR4 RAM get such a favorable shake from reviewers? No matter how you dress it up, it's still plastic which doesn't sound premium to me. Why is it premium for LG and not Samsung?
    neiljay6 likes this.
    05-09-2015 03:58 PM
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