Why Did LG Phones Really Die?

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RIP LG Smartphones 🪦

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  • Lambert Gallaga

    Lambert Gallaga

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    You forgot the V30 for best 🎥

  • TJ NJ

    TJ NJ

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    oh last note... most all the LG "new" "first" thing is difference of days or same time.
    Not one of the big designs were LG inventions, like quad cpu's.. they came out across all the market the same time. timing was based on marketing for most.
    biggest issue is New is not always best. focus on Biometrics, getting ride of a number of functions to "save/reduce" costs. they assume to much based on nerds that are loudest buy less than 5% of the market. everyone else just had to sucks it up or move on.
    #1... no more 3.5mm jack. nuff said. wont get into the garbage with OS changes

  • TJ NJ

    TJ NJ

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    ? Samsung Sega... Note.... ?

  • TJ NJ

    TJ NJ

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    i had voyager and moto druid 2 n 4 ... LG has never really done anything well. so it finally died.

  • TJ NJ

    TJ NJ

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    3rd camp.... Finally!

  • Cooper B

    Cooper B

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    My old Lg G2 is sitting 3 feet away from me while watching this😢

  • iiapplejacksii

    iiapplejacksii

    21 klukkustund síðan

    I just bought a used LG G8 for $100 a couple of days ago. The phone is great! I just hope it gets android 11
    I guess I'll be switch over to Samsung Galaxy S brand when I need to upgrade in couple years but I hate their stupid Bixby xD

  • Van Nguyen

    Van Nguyen

    Degi Síðan síðan

    LG died a hero for keeping the headphone jack *Sad life*

  • QUINTINJXANDER

    QUINTINJXANDER

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I'm gonna miss the LG Phones I had the LG Stylo 3 but sadly I lost that phone on my way home that one night.

  • aaa bbb

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    Degi Síðan síðan

    The valuable mile delightfully change because bamboo thessaly reduce a a narrow machine. damaged, lovely yoke

  • Sam A

    Sam A

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Sony gonna take advantage of this big time.

  • Placido Soriano

    Placido Soriano

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Im watching this vid on a LG q7 +. RIP LG.

  • Robert Clark 🎸Atmospheric Guitar Exploration

    Robert Clark 🎸Atmospheric Guitar Exploration

    Degi Síðan síðan

    What goes up....

    • Robert Clark 🎸Atmospheric Guitar Exploration

      Robert Clark 🎸Atmospheric Guitar Exploration

      Degi Síðan síðan

      I do not blame anyone....Nobody rides forever.

  • Denny Roman

    Denny Roman

    2 dögum síðan

    The aggressive screen macroscopically develop because cover electronically matter anenst a expensive range. perfect, poised bowl

  • RJ

    RJ

    2 dögum síðan

    g5 was by far my most favrite phone

  • Brandon Constantine

    Brandon Constantine

    2 dögum síðan

    LG blows Samsung & Sony out of the water in every department they have their foot in. They blow Samsung & Sony out of the water when it comes to TVs. LG destroys Samsung in appliances. LG is great at phones, but as you said, everyone just took their ideas, ran with it & didn't give LG the credit they deserved. This is actually a big move for LG. I promise you in 10 years all TVs will most likely be LG, as of right now theyre NanoCells & OLEDs are better in every way then Samsung's QLED or Sonys OLED which LG makes for Sony anyway. LG has the technology of OLED patented. Nobodies making anything OLED without their approval. At least with OLED that is actually worth it and doesn't cost you an arm and leg like Sony. LG has a grip on the tv market, in 10 years nobody will be making calls on TVs without their approval, specially once all TVs become OLED.

  • Gökhan İpek

    Gökhan İpek

    2 dögum síðan

    I believe the most important factor for their phones to die, is because their battery life was a joke. I remember the time when my battery died when I was abroad, trying to find a location. It was scary. 2 months after that, I bought a Mi 6, life was a lot better.

  • B P

    B P

    2 dögum síðan

    LG Died, noting all their innovations, because their build quality was BAD. They sold phones they knew would brick due to heat and didn't do recalls when they should have.

  • Angelo Jim Baldoza Nocedo

    Angelo Jim Baldoza Nocedo

    2 dögum síðan

    I miss the LG

  • Washington Football Report

    Washington Football Report

    3 dögum síðan

    As a massive LG fan the fact that LG stopped making new phone sends me. I use the V60 right now it's honestly the best one I have ever had the battery is large the screen is good the refresh rate really doesn't bother me because it saves my battery on a day-to-day basis one thing that I really like about LG is when you compare LG to like Samsung you don't have all the bloatware that Samsung has I think that's one of the huge things that I'm going to miss about algae is it's simply gives you a lot of the same features as like a Samsung or xiaomi without all the bloatware without all of Samsung's ideas like Bigsby and so on being shoved down your throat

  • Kelly

    Kelly

    3 dögum síðan

    My first LG was the EnV. When Verizon switched to 3G, they told me make the switch to the touch screen phone so I switch to the iPhone & I hated it. The constant updates from Apple & the shit battery life has been a constant problem. Back in 2015 I made the switch from not only a different carrier but phone back to LG. I believe I got the V20 & loved it so much that when I was due for another upgrade I switch to the LG G6. Fantastic phone, great battery life & amazing camera. Then I upgraded again to the latest G8 & this phone has been my constant. It's battery life, software, processing, & especially camera have been awesome. My only complaint was there were never enough company provided cases for it. Same thing for my G6. I was stuck with having to choose a Amazon special but where I & how I keep my phone in my vehicle, it strongly depends on the case not only protecting the camera & the screen but the case cannot be silicone & that is a HUGE majority of the cases out there. So I stuck with the case TMobile suggested which was a smoky rubberized case which has done it's job quite well. I am so bummed about LG giving up on phones & MAYBE they will come back with all the research & design that they have don't in other aspects & blow the competition out of the water & maybe they won't but now I'm stuck chosing their competition, Samsung. And they pop out camera design is a no for me.

  • Abeo Luke

    Abeo Luke

    4 dögum síðan

    PewDiePie headphones: spotted

  • MrMemyselfandi415

    MrMemyselfandi415

    4 dögum síðan

    I bought my LGV40 for the price and specs...but fell in love with it because of the audio and solid user experience. Great hardware...fingerprint reader...strong chip and ram. I didn't like it as much as my Samsung software wise, but I came around to it in the same way you love an old pair of shoes that fit just right.
    Now I have to figure out how I'm going to get that audio quality and keep my 512 Gb microsd card. LG was LEGIT...but I have to admit I had to use the phone to really GET them. They were kinda like the upgraded Toyota Camry of smartphones. Not really exciting, but the things it did really well were solid.

  • Darius

    Darius

    4 dögum síðan

    Lg should of sponsored stars wars with the g8

  • Francisco Martinez

    Francisco Martinez

    4 dögum síðan

    LG G4 was the phone that made me keep on Android from Apple. I upgrade to Galaxy S10 back in 2019 and still killa in 2021. Thank LG

  • IanN

    IanN

    5 dögum síðan

    Just saw this video, thank God I bought the Oneplus 6 t instead of the LGV40

  • Davii Mai

    Davii Mai

    5 dögum síðan

    ThinQ was the stupidest name I ever heard. It sounds and reads like something consumer-repellant. But thanks for the ultra-wide camera, LG.

  • DR KREIZII THE FIRST

    DR KREIZII THE FIRST

    5 dögum síðan

    LG really just said: Fuck this!

  • xbladerunner

    xbladerunner

    7 dögum síðan

    Long live the G6! Need to find a new phone now.

  • John Peter

    John Peter

    7 dögum síðan

    Watching on my LG V20...
    Being frugal I buy last year's better/best. So it's time to switch to the Note9 and second line the Tab 4 with LTE.
    Life is Good not having to buy on the cutting edge..

  • ejm513

    ejm513

    7 dögum síðan

    I've been a fan since I got a V10 during the summer of 2017 after my google nexus 6 was stolen when I was in Europe (also a great phone). I've used a V10, a V20 and V40 and they were wonderful phones. This may have been a bad idea considering they're closing down their mobile department, but I bought a V60 for the seemingly amazing battery life, the screen and the headphone jack. Honestly the ONLY thing that kept me away after awhile was the storage. I know there's expandable storage and that's great for people who can/want to use it, but I'm not that person. 64 gigs just became to limiting as time went on. If they had larger storage options I would have never switched, but 128gb in the V60 is a comfortable amount and I'm excited to be able to use this phone for hopefully the next couple of year. You'll be missed LG. Thank you for giving me a wonderful experience after getting a phone stolen in foreign country. It's silly but I became really attached to that V10.

  • James Crook

    James Crook

    8 dögum síðan

    LG's mobile outfit dedicated their entire line of flagships to high levels innovation. This is great for many many people bar a few.
    Namely, it's great for competitor brands that want to observe what features stick (so they can refine and implement at a lower risk); but not so great for LG themselves who are focusing time, energy and resources into features we don't really want yet (at a higher risk).
    Ultimately, I respect the plucky innovators. And wish their designers and engineers a long and fruitful career.

  • Samantha Afrikaner

    Samantha Afrikaner

    8 dögum síðan

    I think they do better with household items.. like fridges,TVs,washing machine etc.. this brand is very popular in 🇿🇦 !

  • SomeCovertRebel

    SomeCovertRebel

    8 dögum síðan

    I rejected LG because I didn't like how they handled the android OS interface.

  • Abhijeet Pimple

    Abhijeet Pimple

    8 dögum síðan

    I have LG tv

  • Abhijeet Pimple

    Abhijeet Pimple

    8 dögum síðan

    Good

  • Abhijeet Pimple

    Abhijeet Pimple

    8 dögum síðan

    Wow

  • iM4CH3T3 Dimachete

    iM4CH3T3 Dimachete

    9 dögum síðan

    LG still kinda is in the smartphone segment with their oled screens 🤷‍♂️

  • Mr Kx

    Mr Kx

    9 dögum síðan

    Or 3rd camp: "Will my brand new LG phone get updates?!?!"

  • Ry-7hym

    Ry-7hym

    9 dögum síðan

    14:20 this is basically what I came for

  • Ry-7hym

    Ry-7hym

    9 dögum síðan

    Does that mean that there will be no experimental features in smartphones anymore in upcoming years ? 🤔

  • Chase'N Goody

    Chase'N Goody

    10 dögum síðan

    I am a pretty big LG Stylo fan. I started with the Stylo 3 and I currently own the Stylo 6. I don't need the premium features of the Samsungs and iphones. I just needed a phone that had a large screen, take decent pictures, and multitask. The stylus was a unique plus. Sad to see this company leave the phone game.

  • Alex Roblox

    Alex Roblox

    10 dögum síðan

    lifes bad :(

  • Alex Roblox

    Alex Roblox

    10 dögum síðan

    wow

  • Em Daily

    Em Daily

    11 dögum síðan

    Aww that is sad!! I feel like LG could have been great if they strike it right. I had one of there phones and it was honestly one of the greatest phones I had. I ended with a Google pixel same feel and reminds of Lg with its simplicity

  • samtisfying

    samtisfying

    11 dögum síðan

    I have an LG7 plus, and it is awesome but late on updates

  • Mario H

    Mario H

    12 dögum síðan

    I do agree with the people who said it was do to youtubers. I remember youtubers including yourself would review LG and either downplay it or say there's better alternatives like samsung or it's not better than samsung which even if it was even that's a win.
    It was also do to LG trying to please iphone/samsung fans while disregarding their own fan base

  • Caius Nair

    Caius Nair

    12 dögum síðan

    I miss having a music specialist phone option. If only some other company would pick us where of left off 😞

  • ElevatE

    ElevatE

    12 dögum síðan

    Their phones and devices have such poor quality of life. I got one of their newer 2019 phones and the thing is unusable already and is stuck on an infinite boot loop.

    • Chris Long

      Chris Long

      9 dögum síðan

      Yeah all the LGs I had as well as my wife had were ass. Much happier with our OnePlus devices

  • Nunya Fockler

    Nunya Fockler

    12 dögum síðan

    too much competition in smartphones they'll stick to making Smart TVs and they'll make a killing I love @LG Life's good baby

  • Menickc

    Menickc

    13 dögum síðan

    I wish they kept making phone specifically the LG wing. If they kept working on it and adding more support I think it would've carved out an awesome niche.

  • Dave Kvazovski

    Dave Kvazovski

    13 dögum síðan

    I was g3. Screen to body ratio was awesome at the time

  • BMMR

    BMMR

    13 dögum síðan

    The problem is they make so so many electronic things and nothing properly

  • Pelo 190e

    Pelo 190e

    13 dögum síðan

    That's what happens when you only ever recommend 2-3 max brands of phones to literally everyone. I hope this is a reason for you to rethink the way you review phones.

  • Sergio Zamora

    Sergio Zamora

    13 dögum síðan

    I like it. Ontop of the video he said it wasnt water resistant but in reality lg forums specs say its water repellant to down pours rain showers etc. I think its well worth for all its uses.

  • Amara W

    Amara W

    14 dögum síðan

    Oh snap. Its my first time hearing LG stopped sellin phones. Im watching this on my Lg g8 thinq. And I actually like their V20. Kinda tragic. Time to move on to Samsung or something 🤷🏽‍♀️

  • Anthony Wake

    Anthony Wake

    14 dögum síðan

    I had 3 different LGs starting with the G2, G4 and G6.
    The G6 was so slow and buggy I sold it half way through my contract before I threw it out the window. Real shame because they used to be very decent and I used to recommend them

  • Gerry Brunel Ngueguim Zofou

    Gerry Brunel Ngueguim Zofou

    14 dögum síðan

    I used the LG G4. Quite a nice phone ☺️

  • • ZitiZ •

    • ZitiZ •

    14 dögum síðan

    Nobody's going to make fun phones now

  • Justin L

    Justin L

    14 dögum síðan

    @ 10:25 Sweats nervously in iPhone 12

  • Abdurrahman Allahem

    Abdurrahman Allahem

    14 dögum síðan

    I'm wondering if they will sell the LG Wing patent, so in the future, we can get Samsung Wing!

  • Luke Pace

    Luke Pace

    14 dögum síðan

    LG V60 ThinQ 5G wasn't a joke?

  • Trenton Spicer

    Trenton Spicer

    14 dögum síðan

    I have a LG rn

  • Nic Loren

    Nic Loren

    15 dögum síðan

    i remember the en V i loved it !!!!

  • Alejandro Velazquez

    Alejandro Velazquez

    15 dögum síðan

    Lol when there are s's and ultra's and plus's and max's and se's and note's and more.... Wtf????

  • Alejandro Velazquez

    Alejandro Velazquez

    15 dögum síðan

    I just bought a brand new lg stylo 7 bout a month ago.... Y?

  • Daily Orange Pill

    Daily Orange Pill

    15 dögum síðan

    Sadly there are currently no cell phones being produced in the USA.

  • Lorenz A

    Lorenz A

    16 dögum síðan

    I actually love LG quite a lot. Their screens are legit, and the LGV35 is the best phone I've ever owned (I've owned iPhone, Samsung, Pixel), im in the third camp of "Saddened that LG isn't making phones anymore".

  • Myat Thi Ha

    Myat Thi Ha

    16 dögum síðan

    LG died a hero, you still live to become a villain :)

  • katnektaria

    katnektaria

    16 dögum síðan

    You forgot the first phone with 3D photo and video capability with the LG Thrill

  • Kevin

    Kevin

    16 dögum síðan

    I was a third camp. I was and to some extent pretty distraught that they are not making more phones. I have loved my Chocolate, G4, G7, and my current V60. I now have to figure out what phones to get in the future because my go to is gone.

  • Breanna Monte

    Breanna Monte

    17 dögum síðan

    The annoyed command ironically lighten because salt nutritionally nest until a mixed blizzard. finicky, smelly development

  • Matt Smith

    Matt Smith

    18 dögum síðan

    I.had a LG 10 20.30 then.the 40 they got worse and worse the battery suck and don't last the lg40.disnot last 2 years a 1000 crap

  • elgooG Account

    elgooG Account

    19 dögum síðan

    My first touchscreen phone was the LG-Vu, I loved that thing.

  • A. Trottner

    A. Trottner

    19 dögum síðan

    I was a lg guy with the g3/g4/ and I loved the g5 but then they drop the moduls in the lg g6...there was nothing left for me only a mid phone with a mid price...it was so sad...lg g5 was so ez to repair...they just need to stick to something

  • Matt Parsons

    Matt Parsons

    19 dögum síðan

    Don't forget the Quad DAC on the V20

  • Corde C.

    Corde C.

    19 dögum síðan

    Still using LG G7. Don't thinQ I will ever regret.

  • Kasper

    Kasper

    19 dögum síðan

    LG V20, biyatch

  • Tyler Largeteau

    Tyler Largeteau

    20 dögum síðan

    LG G-Flex: First phone designed to bend in your pocket

  • wael wael

    wael wael

    20 dögum síðan

    I agreed with u dude, LG made a lots of bad decisions (like Sega) one of the was marketing other was quality, I used to be a huge fan of LG mobile phones since 2007 they produce great phone shine, Prada (the first attempt to make a real iPhone before Apple) even after that the produce great titles LG G2 LGG3
    However after that they had a main problem Quality their phone starts to stop working after only one year (and that happened to me not just in one phone many many times) I don't know if that intentional to make the customer buy another one quickly but if that was the case that would probably be the dumbest decision they ever made!!! because they make the customer turning their backs to them a go to other companies (including me)

  • Condor KON

    Condor KON

    20 dögum síðan

    I've had so many phones. Many brands. LG was my favorite it of all of them. I literally just learned today they ended the mobile division

  • Ryan Alexander

    Ryan Alexander

    21 degi síðan síðan

    Samsung we can beat that we have 4 cameras on a new samsung galaxy s21 ultra

  • Omelet Pan

    Omelet Pan

    21 degi síðan síðan

    I bought an LG a few years ago and it was the model with a manufacturing flaw that caused it to basically continuously reboot. I can't imagine how many people like me got screwed over like that and it can be hard to get people to trust them again. I wouldn't have bought another one.

    • wael wael

      wael wael

      20 dögum síðan

      I used to be a customer until they made their phones damaged without any reason only after one year of buying a mobile phone just like that!!! ( and this happened to me twice) so i went to other competitors and I'm still happy with what I've done

  • •Doodles•

    •Doodles•

    21 degi síðan síðan

    Life's Good > Life's Bad

  • Aditya

    Aditya

    21 degi síðan síðan

    When someone at LG would have watched this video, A high-level meeting must have been scheduled just after that.

  • stan warren

    stan warren

    21 degi síðan síðan

    Verizon destroyed LG in USA

  • Fernando Luna

    Fernando Luna

    22 dögum síðan

    LG was no hero, they made gimmick phones, never updated their software, got bloated android software as everyone and they dropped their gimmick phones as soon they next one came.. i got burned by them once, never went back i was surprising checking their media pages and find 'em filled with angry messages cuz they never updated shit or corrected bugs

  • l

    l

    22 dögum síðan

    F

  • Tomer Feller

    Tomer Feller

    22 dögum síðan

    It's my last week with my LG G6 before im buying myself a new galaxy phone. All of my smartphones were LG and i always felt a little fan of them, having refused to buy better performing android phones like galaxy or oneplus, because i loved the design and all the cool creative features of LG and i was proud buying innovative phones like the modular G5 (started with the great G3). Actually i used to watch Marques videos 5 6 years ago when i was more interested in the tech world, and today i came by to see galaxy reviews.
    Anyway, it's nice to see your vids again (gave me nostalgia), and that video was very fitting before i say goodbye for good for such a brave revolutionary and special company like LG and their phones that supported me for 7 years or so :)

  • Lync Volt

    Lync Volt

    22 dögum síðan

    I had an LG G2 years ago. It was my first smartphone.
    Software skin was really ugly....but it was also incredibly difficult to mod. Back in the days of CyanogenMod I was able to get it installed. But it wasn't easy to root. Or Flash roms because it turned out if you did take one of their rare updates, it breaks flashing as it only worked with specific radios. So you'd have to flash a new (old) radio and then flash the custom rom.
    By the end I wanted to throw it off a roof. And honestly left a really bad taste in my mouth with LG.
    Its a shame but I can't say I'm surprised.

  • Nayber

    Nayber

    22 dögum síðan

    I've only ever had lg phones until yesterday. So sad.

  • yung redi

    yung redi

    23 dögum síðan

    noo i loved my LG G5. i remember taking photos on it at hockey games and designing hockey cards with it for the local team because you could control the shutter speed and ISO, something that’s still not on iPhones.

  • Theinfamous op

    Theinfamous op

    23 dögum síðan

    Man the lg g2 was a mf beast

  • boogy

    boogy

    23 dögum síðan

    LG Stylo 4, LG V30, LG V40thinq, LG G8thinq, LG Wing 5G... If they came out with another phone and stayed in the phone industry, I'd still buy it. I have had fun with literally every LG phone I've owned. It fit just the right spot for someone who always wanted to find new and exciting features in their phone, for those who want to look at a phone and think, "what else can this piece of hardware in my hand do."
    I feel bad that LG has taken their leave from the Phone market, but at least they can just continue dominating others, considering how well they do with their OLED technology.
    LG, you will be missed... Woulda loved to try out your future LG T-800thinq, that probably woulda had a fucking laser, microwave and maybe even tried to take over the world, but oh well! I'll just stick to the Wing.
    p.s. - to clarify, I mostly mean I'll miss the phones, LG as a company is well known for having horrible customer support... they just honestly couldn't give a shit considering the Wing is still on Android 10 since release with no date on when A 11 will release, so their promise to continue 3 years of support is kinda bs. They honestly kinda dug their own grave in the phone market if anyone should be blamed. Innovators? yeah... Good Guy LG, not a chance? Just another soulless company, like the rest, just trynna make a buck too many.

  • kurt raffield

    kurt raffield

    24 dögum síðan

    Lest we forget, the Nexus 5, which often gets listed as a fanboy favorite, was an LG.

  • Dark Tiga

    Dark Tiga

    24 dögum síðan

    Waiting for Sony mobile next

  • Sockfoot

    Sockfoot

    24 dögum síðan

    LG is an absolutely racist company. I discovered this when I was looking through the help section forum of my LG G7 ThinQ and wanted to like a post by someone. LG would not allow this. Why? Because I'm white. The pop-up message reads:
    NOTE
    White member cannot make 'likes', do to policies
    Wrong answer! 💰👎

  • JC

    JC

    24 dögum síðan

    Been watching your channel for years and I appreciate that you don’t try and force comedy or contrived jokes / unnatural energy. You’re truly yourself each time. I enjoy the content you release bro