The LG V20 is a completely different animal than the G5 which was released earlier this year. Unlike the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the differences are more similar to comparing the smaller S7 and the Note (minus the battery issues of course. The V series LG phones represent a focus on multimedia playback and content creation. While Apple got rid of the 3.5mm headphone jack, LG is improving the headphone playback on the V20. Google keeps the camera app simple on the Pixel, but LG is expanding on the options available for people to control photo and video creation. Even the microphones get spruced up for better dictation and video recording.

We’re still using a pre-release LG V20, but that doesn’t mean we can’t shoot a showdown! For LG V10 owners, does the LG V20 deliver enough improvements to warrant a one year upgrade? Let’s take a look (and a listen) to LG’s newest multimedia monster!

LG V20 vs LG V10 Smartphone Showdown: Should you upgrade?

LG V10 After the Buzz
LG V20 1st Impressions 
LG V20 Camera Tour
LG V20 Audio Tour 
LG V20 Unboxing and Setup 

Juan has been geeking out on personal computing since before PCs had GUIs. After studying Theatre in college, Juan worked with a contractor that supported servers and mobile devices for Department of Energy facilities. After moving to Los Angeles California, and working as a commercial casting director, he now dedicates his time to discussing the tech landscape as a consumer advocate. You’ll often see him pop in local news broadcasts. Passionate about mobile content creation, he recently published his first book on smartphone photography.

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