What single V20 feature will make you stick with LG?

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There are many things to like with the V20, but as I take a lot of photos of buildings, the wide angle lens is a must. If LG drops this feature, I will probably look elsewhere for my next phone.
 

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I use the second screen a LOT. I'll look elsewhere anyway because that's just me, but that screen gives LG favor with me.
 

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I confess to being anxious about breaking away from the traditional LED notification that my prior handsets featured. Hell, Lightflow and I are old friends.

However, after a few months, I concur with others that the second screen is just-and-good at providing timely notifications that work for me.

I have supplemented second screen notifications with NoLED.

100% satisfaction with my V20.

But isn't it like a car? If you could cull one feature from a Ford, one from a GMC, one from a Honda, etc. - then put them into a customized vehicle - - Nirvana! Maybe we will live to see the ultimate in a customizable cellular device!!!
 

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Compared to the likely competitor (Samsung), removable batteries. But the more I play with the second screen, wide angle, fingerprint sensor that I can do one-handed---I'd say I'm pretty happy, enjoying the feature set and not likely to switch again unless (a) I'm really disappointed by a new version; or (b) really blown away by a competitor offering.

I'm averse to switching in general, to be sure. It's troublesome. The company arguing for a switch has to make a stronger-than-normal case, versus starting fresh. You can do this "well, this is better here, that's better there, pros, cons, etc" until the end of time, all mostly about incremental things except for deal-breaker issues. For me, the three deal breakers or close to deal breakers are sd cards, screen size and (although to a lesser extent) removable batteries. Then, we can negotiate. :) Most other things are in the line of "incremental" these days. Every top phone I've played with does well on typical stuff like cameras, call quality, screen resolution. Pretty much any of them will suit my needs on other and standard issues. At the moment, the only thing I'd say I don't really like on the V20 is the lack of a light showing it is charging and (more importantly) fully charged. If that's the only complaint versus all the good, it will take a lot to make me switch, no matter what incremental improvement comes down the pike. ;)
 

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Removable battery, LG is the only major manufacturer that still has removable batteries on their flagships, I swap batteries daily because I use my phone on the go all day and I hate plugging it my phone when I need to use it or carrying a big power bank.

I don't charge my phone during the day at all, only during my sleep. I leave home with the phone charged 100% and the spare battery in its case in the other pocket also fully charged and that's usually enough for about 19 hours before I go to sleep again. With the LG v10 and other Samsungs before, I needed 3 batteries most of the days and that was more hassle.

The battery cradle does have a notification led thst turns green when the battery is charged but I don't need a notification led either on the phone or the craddle to let me know the batteries are charged after 5 hours but it is nice on the craddle just to confirm.
 

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I use the second screen a lot more than I thought I would. So that's number one. The ability to get a great music experience is right up there as well. And the wide angle of the camera is very useful, but I see that becoming the standard won't keep me buying another LG.
 

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Removable battery = phone should last you more than 2 years (average life of a smartphone). Also, when you need more battery life, just swap it with a new one. Sealed battery = phone with expiration date.
 

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you probably wouldnt really blanket say all lg phones have better reception than all samsung devices, because a lot of things including your carrier and the bands and location can have an effect on your signal .
 

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I would stick with the LG V series for the second screen alone. I've only had this phone a week but I'm loving that second screen! I'm tempted when I hear rumors of things like foldable phones and bezelles phones but they aren't really here yet... I don't know what will be out by the time 2018 rolls around so I can't say for sure what I will do, but if I do stick with the V series it will likely be for its second screen. And with the removable battery I may not even have to replace the phone at that point anyway.
 

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The removable battery, endurance rating for bad drops (I still use a case and tempered glass screen protectors), and the DAC. The DAC was why I got this phone over the Axon 7, and there are more things that I can do to the UI that I really enjoy having.
 

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I decided to steer clear of LG for my last upgrade (I just got the Honor 8); however, if LG keeps up the removable battery on its upcoming iterations, I will most likely consider an LG mobile device in the future. I like giving different manufacturers a go when it comes to upgrading; so I usually don't circle back to an "already used" manufacturer for at least a couple of years.
 

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There are many things to like with the V20, but as I take a lot of photos of buildings, the wide angle lens is a must. If LG drops this feature, I will probably look elsewhere for my next phone.

Same here. Wide angle lens on front and back, or I would choose another phone. Although they do need to improve the lens quality on the wide angle next model.
 

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There is no one single feature for me. The second screen is pretty nice, but I also love the IR blaster, removable battery, manual camera controls and SD card. I wouldn't want to give up any of those.