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LG G Vista

Specifications

LG G Vista
LG G Vista (Optimus G Series)
Processor
unknown
Graphics adapter
unknown
Display
5.70 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
176 g ( = 6.21 oz / 0.39 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the LG G Vista

70% LG G Vista (AT&T)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
The LG G Vista has three things going for it: a big screen, a big battery, and a small price tag. It's not quite as large as the Samsung Galaxy Mega, but it's got more modern Android software, faster performance, and costs half the price. The G Vista can't hold a candle to the Galaxy Note 3, which is soon to be supplanted by the Note 4, but it doesn't have to at just $50 versus over $200 for the Note 3. The bloatware and low storage is a bummer, but neither are deal breakers by any means. Big-screen junkies on a budget will be well served by the G Vista.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/11/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% LG G Vista (Verizon Wireless)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
Though it doesn't quite rehabilitate the tainted Vista name, the LG G Vista has a lot to offer for big-screen fans on a budget. The 720p display is on par with phones in this price range, like the Huawei Ascend Mate2 or HTC Desire 816. You're not getting a ton of power, especially compared with phablets like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, but for most tasks you probably won't notice a difference. Spending that extra $50 for the Note 3 is definitely worth considering, as that phablet has a sharper 1080p AMOLED display and unbeatable built-in stylus. It's also worth noting that at the time of this writing, Verizon lists the G3 at $100 with a two-year contract—it's only slightly smaller with a 5.5-inch display, but blows the G Vista out of the water in every other way.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Model:

The LG G Vista is a sleek, slim and rounded device that provides plenty screen real estate. The black glossy chassis houses a 5.7 inch HD IPS display and is still able to maintain a slim profile for comfortable one hand usage. At the core of the Android 4.4 Kit Kat device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz, 1.5 GB RAM, and 8 GB internal storage.

Users will be pleased with the MicroSD support that allows for an additional 64 GB storage; a must for a modern day device that doubles up as an entertainment package. The LG G Vista has an 8 MP laser auto focus camera with LED flash and a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera for the selfie enthusiast. The laser focus certainly speeds up the picture taking process and users will get razor-sharp images.

Other technologies included are Bluetooth 4.0, S-GPS, NFC and many more. One feature that impresses is the Smart keyboard that adapts to the individual and makes typing easier. The LG G Vista is powered with a 3200 mAh capacity cell that will allow up to 15 hours talk time and will power up the device for a good amount of usage.

unknown:

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


unknown: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.70":

It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


LG:

LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of LG Group. It is a South Korean company and was founded as Goldstar Co, Ltd, in 1958. The group offers products in the fields of information technology, consumer electronics and mobile communications, and home appliances. LG Electronics is the world's third largest home appliance manufacturer. As a notebook manufacturer, LG only became known to a wider audience in the German-speaking market in 2005. After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. The product range includes OLED, LED/LCD and plasma TVs, home theater systems, Blu-ray players as well as audio and video players. 


70%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-09- 1 (Update: 2014-09- 1)