LG reviews

Show all LG: Reviews News
LG SJ9 soundbar review: Dolby Atmos in a compact package
4.0 stars

LG SJ9 soundbar review: Dolby Atmos in a compact package

By

The hot word in home entertainment at the moment is Dolby Atmos. Once the preserve of high-end cinemas, this enhanced version of surround sound has been making its way into homes, first in AV receivers, and now in soundbars too.There is a caveat of course:... >>

LG B7 review: An OLED superstar
5.0 stars

LG B7 review: An OLED superstar

By

LG's OLED groove continues, building on a great selection of TVs in 2016, with updated models in 2017. The naming convention follows suit year-on-year, with the OLED B7 being the range's entry-level model and the replacement for 2016's OLED B6.While OLED... >>

LG Watch Style review: Subtlety over style
4.0 stars

LG Watch Style review: Subtlety over style

By

When the LG Watch Style was announced in February 2017, it was one of the only Android Wear 2.0 watches, which gave it a notable point of interest. Six months on, however, at the point of its release, it faces some tough competition from the likes of... >>

LG E7 review: Superb 4K OLED TV picture quality
4.5 stars

LG E7 review: Superb 4K OLED TV picture quality

By

It's starting to look as if 2017 will be the year that OLED TV technology really hits the big time.OLED panels have started to be used by a growing number of big-name TV brands, rather than just LG. Sets such as LG's incredibly thin and flexible Wallpaper... >>

LG G6 review: The first truly great flagship phone for 2017
5.0 stars

LG G6 review: The first truly great flagship phone for 2017

By

For years, the LG G-series has been the Korean company's smartphone effort to outsmart its biggest local rival, Samsung, and do so at a more wallet-friendly price.But with the less-than-successful launch of the LG G5 last year - largely down to its modular... >>

LG X Power 2 preview: Monster battery machine

LG X Power 2 preview: Monster battery machine

By

The biggest request from smartphone owners is for better battery life. Manufacturers have been tackling this issue for many years, looking for ways to optimise, reducing drain from various apps and features and making big changes to things like the hardware... >>

LG Watch Sport preview: The crown prince of Android Wear 2.0

LG Watch Sport preview: The crown prince of Android Wear 2.0

By

Android Wear has so far been a middling story of wearable devices. The best iterations have been sold on a brand's strengths - like Polar's integration into its M600 giving you a great Polar Flow experience, or Tag's premium reworking on the Tag Heuer... >>

LG OLED B6 review: A sure-fire starting point for OLED
4.5 stars

LG OLED B6 review: A sure-fire starting point for OLED

By

The LG OLED B6 was launched in 2016, as the most affordable flat LG OLED TV for that year. That marks it out as something rather special because while the flagship televisions - the Signature G6 and the E6 - offer the picture-on-glass design, the OLED... >>

LG SJ9 Dolby Atmos soundbar preview: Extended home cinema without the clutter

LG SJ9 Dolby Atmos soundbar preview: Extended home cinema without the clutter

By

There were plenty of soundbars launched at CES in January, with 2017 looking like the year that Dolby Atmos properly takes off in the home.Sony and Samsung are both investing heavily in Dolby Atmos kit, while LG is really going to town with the technology.... >>

LG PJ9 levitating speaker preview: The Bluetooth speaker that hovers

LG PJ9 levitating speaker preview: The Bluetooth speaker that hovers

By

Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes and sizes these days, and there are even some that float.But when you normally talk about floating speakers, you are usually referring to waterproof devices, that you can use in a swimming pool.The LG PJ9 is a different... >>

LG Signature OLED W preview: 2.5mm thin wall-mounted "wallpaper" TV is simply stunning

LG Signature OLED W preview: 2.5mm thin wall-mounted "wallpaper" TV is simply stunning

By

Holy moly. At just 2.5mm thin, the LG Signature OLED W TV is a stunning thing to behold. Just look at it.The entire Wallpaper panel is the same thickness, so it can sit perfectly flush with the wall. It even attaches by magnets. All the processor gubbins... >>

LG Tone Studio preview: Yep, it's a speaker for your neck

LG Tone Studio preview: Yep, it's a speaker for your neck

By

One of the hottest trends we've noticed so far at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is speakers. They're everywhere, and apparently, they can be worn anywhere, including your neck. Crazy and whacky gadgets of CES 2017 For instance, LG... >>

LG OLED E6 review: The perfect OLED match
5.0 stars

LG OLED E6 review: The perfect OLED match

By

A TV is just a TV, right? Not when it's as good-looking as the LG OLED E6 (or OLED55E6V). This super-slim panel comes with a dazzling display mounted in a glass border, has a rear that has a carbon fibre appearance about it, and a built-in metallic soundbar... >>

LG OLED C6 4K TV review: The curved OLED master
4.5 stars

LG OLED C6 4K TV review: The curved OLED master

By

When the term "OLED" is uttered around people who like TVs, there's a twitch of excitement. An eye sparkles, an eyebrow raises, a corner of the mouth curls into a smile. That all comes down to the reputation that OLED has acquired: movie fans want to... >>

LG OLED G6 4K TV review: So good it's almost silly, but it's silly expensive too
4.0 stars

LG OLED G6 4K TV review: So good it's almost silly, but it's silly expensive too

By

Two things stand out about the 65-inch LG G6 OLED TV right from the off: its stunning design and its eye-watering price.Where the latter is concerned, £6,000 is clearly a massive chunk of cash to consider dropping on a 65-inch TV. But the OLED65G6V's... >>

LG G5 review: Modular misfire?
4.0 stars

LG G5 review: Modular misfire?

By

LG has its foot firmly on the gas. Its G5 flagship totally shake-ups the top-end phone market by introducing a module-based design so that additional accessory units can be added for new features and operation.But while that's a fun feature - one that... >>

LG 360 Cam: Capture your VR world

LG 360 Cam: Capture your VR world

By

LG has made a big bang with the launch of the LG G5 at Mobile World Congress 2016. Among the LG Friends - a range of devices designed to work seamlessly with the new LG G5 - is the LG 360 Cam.LG is following the likes of Nikon and Kodak of embracing the... >>

LG 360 VR preview: A unique perspective on mobile VR

LG 360 VR preview: A unique perspective on mobile VR

By

LG surprised many with the launch of the LG 360 VR, a virtual reality headset announced alongside the LG G5 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.VR seems to be very much the hot topic in 2016, from the major systems like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, through... >>

Feel like a teenager again with the DJ-centric LG Loudr CM9960

Feel like a teenager again with the DJ-centric LG Loudr CM9960

By

As you travelled around the massive LG stand at CES 2016 there was one area you wouldn't want to have a meeting on. The company had effectively turned it into a club by demonstrating the latest entries in the loud, DJ-centric Loudr series of audio products... >>

LG Hom-bot Turbo+ robot vacuum puts the fun into cleaning, here's why

LG Hom-bot Turbo+ robot vacuum puts the fun into cleaning, here's why

By

Robot vacuum cleaners have been around for many years now and have had varying levels of success, when it comes to autonomously cleaning floors. Few though have also offered as much fun for the owner as the LG Hom-bot Turbo+, because its augmented reality... >>

LG Signature Refrigerator: Who thought 2016 would be the year of the fridge?

LG Signature Refrigerator: Who thought 2016 would be the year of the fridge?

By

Before CES started we were of the opinion that CES 2016 would be dominated by 4K TVs and Blu-ray players. But while there were plenty of excellent sets on show, two of the products that also had tongues wagging like an over-excited dog's tail were actually... >>

LG Gram 15 preview: When is a MacBook not a MacBook?

LG Gram 15 preview: When is a MacBook not a MacBook?

By

Before CES even started, LG released details on a new version of its Gram laptop that has a massive 15.6-inch screen yet still weighs light as a feather.It also has a greatly reduced bezel around the display, so is barely larger than a 14-inch device.... >>

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

By

When LG announced the LG G4-beating V10 smartphone in October last year it didn't have any plans to introduce it to the UK. However, those plans have changed and it is now heading to Britain to give a super-sized alternative to the company's current flagship... >>

Nexus 5X review: Not quite got the X factor
4.0 stars

Nexus 5X review: Not quite got the X factor

By

Having spent two weeks using the Nexus 5X - the Google device made by LG - we think it's a great little Android phone. You'll hear people talk about how plasticky it feels and so on, but really, who cares about that? It's a mid-range phone, but one capable... >>

LG 65EF950V 4K OLED review: The best TV money can buy in 2015?
5.0 stars

LG 65EF950V 4K OLED review: The best TV money can buy in 2015?

By

For many serious AV fans - the sort of people who still own or sigh wistfully over the loss of Pioneer or Panasonic plasma TVs - OLED technology has long looked like the answer to their post-plasma TV prayers. The LG 950V (or LG EF9500 as it's known... >>

LG Watch Urbane second edition: Massive Android Wear watch with LTE connectivity

LG Watch Urbane second edition: Massive Android Wear watch with LTE connectivity

By

In the shadow of the LGs’ main event today, there appeared a successor to LGs’ first Android Wear smartwatch, the Watch UrbaneCalled the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, the new watch includes several fresh features, including a heart rate monitor,... >>

LG V10: A top-tier phone that doubles up on screens and selfie cameras (hands-on)

LG V10: A top-tier phone that doubles up on screens and selfie cameras (hands-on)

By

September brought many major device announcements, though with so many leaks and reports, nothing seems like a surprise anymore.Earlier this week, Google took the wraps off its latest Nexus smartphones: the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P. Both were heavily... >>

LG G4c review: C for compromised
3.0 stars

LG G4c review: C for compromised

By

Upon pulling the LG G4c out of its box we were rather excited. This dinky looking version of the G4 has many of the design hallmarks that make the flagship model such a success, but with a 5-inch screen size making it an altogether more manageable package.However,... >>

LG Music Flow review: A multiroom Jekyll and Hyde
3.5 stars

LG Music Flow review: A multiroom Jekyll and Hyde

By

LG entered the multiroom music arena not with an exploratory dip of the toe, but with an explosion: a fully-featured line-up of audio products, designed to cater for just about any situation. In its sights is Sonos, the system that has not only set the... >>

LG UF950V 4K TV review: Future-proof fidelity
4.5 stars

LG UF950V 4K TV review: Future-proof fidelity

By

If you're in the market for a striking new TV then the only way to go is 4K. We're on the cusp of an ultra-high definition future, but lack of compatibility and content has been the biggest problem. Until now.The LG UF950V, the company's flagship 4K-er... >>

LG G4 review: A balance of phone meets phablet
4.5 stars

LG G4 review: A balance of phone meets phablet

By

LG has risen through the ranks in the smartphone world, its large-screen G3 happily going elbows-out for a deserved spot on the 2014 flagship podium. Relying on high-flying specification rather than designer branding - as some of the company's less successful... >>

LG Watch Urbane review: All that glitters is not rose gold
3.5 stars

LG Watch Urbane review: All that glitters is not rose gold

By

LG launched the Watch Urbane to the world, saying it was time to step forward with luxury accessories that people would really want to wear.Presented in stainless steel or rose gold, the LG Watch Urbane looks to take a more traditional approach to this... >>

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)

By

LG has finally taken the wraps off its G4 flagship smartphone, and it's a stunner.The new leather back, smarter camera and beautiful Quantum Display all make this impressive on paper. But with a slightly lower spec hexa-core processor does it keep up... >>

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?
4.0 stars

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?

By

The G Flex is back and better than before as LG has another crack at the curved smartphone format.That's perhaps no surprise, as the company is pushing the curved message in television too. The justification remains more or less the same: that viewing... >>

LG Watch Urbane LTE: Fully connected glimpse of the future (hands-on)

LG Watch Urbane LTE: Fully connected glimpse of the future (hands-on)

By

When the LG Watch Urbane LTE was announced, it was easy to assume that this was the Android Wear device, but connected with LTE. Nothing could be further from the truth. The LG Watch Urbane LTE might share its name with the Android Wear device (which... >>

LG Magna hands-on: All about that curve, 'bout that curve, no P-OLED

LG Magna hands-on: All about that curve, 'bout that curve, no P-OLED

By

The LG Magna is the top device in LG's "premium mid-range", recently announced and shown at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It sits amongst its brothers - Spirit, Leon and Joy - but Magna is the device that speaks to us.The important thing about... >>

LG 55EC930V TV review: Throwing an OLED curveball at 4K competitors
4.5 stars

LG 55EC930V TV review: Throwing an OLED curveball at 4K competitors

By

With plasma having drawn its last breath, the choices you have for TV displays are narrowing. The vast majority are now LCD with some form of LED illumination, with plenty of advancements at all levels of set, or there's the typically more expensive OLED. LG... >>

LG Styler will freshen your clothes to save washing and ironing (hands-on)

LG Styler will freshen your clothes to save washing and ironing (hands-on)

By

LG announced an updated model of its LG Styler at CES 2015 and we managed to get a quick look at it in action during the company's InnoFest conference in Portugal. The LG Styler is a clothing management system designed to refresh clothes without detergents... >>

LG P7 Music Flow Bluetooth speaker hands-on: Colour, quality and portability

LG P7 Music Flow Bluetooth speaker hands-on: Colour, quality and portability

By

LG has shown off a new Bluetooth speaker called the P7 at its InnoFest 2015 conference in Portugal, adding to its Music Flow range of speakers.A very similar Music Flow portable Wi-Fi speaker was announced just before CES 2015, known as the H4, but... >>

LG SoundPlate 540 review: Super connected speaker base
4.0 stars

LG SoundPlate 540 review: Super connected speaker base

By

The speaker base, which acts like a flattened speaker bar, has been something of an emerging trend in recent years, offering a way to boost your TV's speakers without resorting to a full-blown speaker system.The LG SoundPlate 540 mixes things up, crossing... >>

LG G Flex 2: Smaller, more powerful, more compelling (hands-on)

LG G Flex 2: Smaller, more powerful, more compelling (hands-on)

By

When the LG G Flex was first launched it was seen as something of a gimmick, with plenty of questions as to whether we need a curved screen on a phone at all.Not to be deterred by the mixed reception of the original model, LG has released the LG G Flex... >>

LG G Watch R review: Android Wear's new champion
4.0 stars

LG G Watch R review: Android Wear's new champion

By

Hot on the heels of the LG G Watch, the Korean company has released a new version of its Android Wear device in the G Watch R. It certainly looks the part too: blurring the lines between traditional watch design and modern smartwatch functions.As the... >>

LG G3 S review: Moderate mid-ranger
3.5 stars

LG G3 S review: Moderate mid-ranger

By

LG has enjoyed plenty of success with its flagship smartphones of late, and the LG G3 S wants to capitalise on this, offering a mini take on flagship design.In doing so you get a device that, like the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini or the HTC One mini 2, mimics... >>

LG 55UB950V 4K TV review: webOS meets ultra-high definition
4.0 stars

LG 55UB950V 4K TV review: webOS meets ultra-high definition

By

The LG UB950V brings a double dose of excitement, offering ultra-high definition (UHD) resolution, otherwise known as 4K, in addition to LG's webOS user interface. The large resolution is matched by large screen sizes, as the UB950V is available in 65-... >>

LG G Pad 7.0 review
4.0 stars

LG G Pad 7.0 review

By

The LG G Pad 7.0 is here to show that you needn't spend a fortune to get a feature-rich 7-inch tablet, acting as LG's charge to try and shake-up the reign of Google Nexus 7 rule. In this regard the G Pad packs in a few features you generally don't get... >>

LG Hom-Bot Square robotic vacuum cleaner review
4.0 stars

LG Hom-Bot Square robotic vacuum cleaner review

By

Weekly chores are never fun, especially not the one where you have to dig the vacuum cleaner out from the cupboard and give your arm a work out in the process of trying to make your carpet look clean again.Fear not though as robotic vacuum cleaners are... >>

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)

By

LG announced a wearable for kids back in July, dubbed the Kizon smartwatch, which allows parents to track and call their children directly.Despite its name, it's not really a watch as such given that there is no way to tell the time, but it's pretty... >>

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

By

LG announced a service during CES in January that allows you to text your appliances through the LINE messaging app and now we have seen it in action to give you our thoughts on it.LG HomeChat only works with the 2014 range of LG smart appliances,... >>

LG G3 Stylus hands-on: Is the Stylus mightier than the finger?

LG G3 Stylus hands-on: Is the Stylus mightier than the finger?

By

LG announced the LG G3 Stylus in the run up to IFA 2014, bringing a Samsung Note-style device to LG's portfolio with a 5.5-inch display and rubber stylus pen.We got the chance to get our hands on the device at the show to see what we made of it and find... >>