Vibrating Screen Instead of Speakers? LG G8

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LG’s flagship smartphone’s are often unfairly overlooked. This year’s G8 uses a vibrating screen as a speaker, and lets you unlock the device by reading your palm! But are these gimmicks good or garbage?
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18 mar 2019






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Dhanesh TG
Dhanesh TG Hace un hora
why so much of hate for LG ?
George Kountouris
George Kountouris Hace un día
I just picked one up from Verizon, if you add a new line it's 20.42/month x 24 months. The trick here is that you add a new line, activate it with whatever phone number, then trade your phone number from your old device to your new device, and then cancel the new number attached to the old phone line, is a workaround that will allow you to keep the special offer, yet not have to maintain an extra line that's not being used. Anyway concerning the rear fingerprint sensor- it works well and quickly, it's located in a perfect spot and it responds quickly. Had it on the G2, V20 and it will thankfully be on this phone. I think it's great even if the tech is dated, if it's not broke why break it. That hand gesture thing is a complete gimmick and will be disabled as soon as I get the phone- that's a complete waste. Personally if I could design the perfect smart phone it would be the LG V20 (that will allow me to change the battery or add an extended battery) with a modern processor, screen (but flat not these curved ones) updated cameras and new OS, a plastic body is fine (glass is fragile, metal can interfere with reception). A bit utilitarian for people that value functionality and purpose over aesthetics. Sorry to diverge.
gregbert2 Hace 2 días
I would have LMAO if he had said "it has 128 gig of EEPROM" Morons would have lost their minds. They would have had to go get a glass of dangerous Dihydrogen Oxide and choke on it LOL. Black bars on top and "bottom" of screen, talking about the Palm. What is this, the '90s channel?
BloodFlow HigH
BloodFlow HigH Hace 5 días
LG skin was better than samsung and still today,it's AWESOME.
BloodFlow HigH
BloodFlow HigH Hace 5 días
LG is in the top 3.
BloodFlow HigH
BloodFlow HigH Hace 5 días
LG always make better phones than top manufacturers. LG is all innovation. 👑 💯
Angel Wisetoothe
Angel Wisetoothe Hace 7 días
Cheaper than s10e? Fuck yah
Mr Comer
Mr Comer Hace 7 días
I tell all the viewers to go check the LG G8 out yourself. Then make a final judgement.. I got the G8 I love it.. I think they a doing a "gimmicking bashing review" 😂
Leo ledchen
Leo ledchen Hace 8 días
I think it's No dealbraker because you can use the Headphonejack instead of the Speakers and it's usefull for calls
Gavin Zanella
Gavin Zanella Hace 12 días
5:38 linus looking up what a power bottom is
L S Hace 12 días
You forgot face id. They finally have a reason to have the notch. lol.
TwenOalley Hace 13 días
6:30 linus sounds so sad when he said "some people" :P
E_Lewis 7
E_Lewis 7 Hace 15 días
Watching it one an lg g8. I got it for free at at&t so yeee
Franknpipe Hace 15 días
Finally, someone who actually has the G8! I'm on At&t too, and eligible for an upgrade. Can you tell me please if this so-called "crystal OLED audio" actually works? Is the sound clear or muffled during phone calls?
Dreyus Giroux
Dreyus Giroux Hace 16 días
8:13 big oof
Joe Black
Joe Black Hace 17 días
I knew linus little dick tip was a wigger..........and now he confirmed it 5:11
mjc0961 Hace 17 días
You made James walk off screen instead of letting him do his famous "FRESHBOOKS" shout?
C G Hace 18 días
What if the screen cracks? Do you lose sounds?
Soroush EINE
Soroush EINE Hace 17 días
Mitchell Hace 18 días
idk why but this video was hella funny to me. that psychic dj comment lmao
wandererstraining Hace 18 días
Lol. I got the Palm Pilot reference. I used to want one so badly when I was young!
wandererstraining Hace 15 días
+The Garden of Eatin Software design and ergonomics matter a lot, huh?
The Garden of Eatin
The Garden of Eatin Hace 15 días
I bought an M100 a couple years ago, and there are things it does better than any Android or iOS device.
Gal Hace 19 días
Interesting! Join the largest LG Photography group on Facebook at: facebook.com/groups/LGInternationalMobilePhotography
BikeSpike Hace 19 días
4:17 "ohh, it felt really sleek but I couldn't put my finger on why." 10/10 joke👌
Drips Avill
Drips Avill Hace 19 días
lg v40 is the best sounding speaker phone ive ever had
Ten Vo
Ten Vo Hace 20 días
Chi chi tức vo thi be 🐓🐉đừng noi chi làm cao gio đắc hơi nha
hardy gajjar
hardy gajjar Hace 20 días
Inspiring Rishab
Inspiring Rishab Hace 20 días
Full review maybe? 👀😛😛
Raul TV
Raul TV Hace 21 un día
Guy with beard looks like he wants to kiss the heck out of his buddy 🤔🤫🤓
Taha Yaagoubi
Taha Yaagoubi Hace 21 un día
These guys should really play and test it BEFORE they show it off. This makes it look so bad. The air motion didn't work cuz you're supposed to pretend like you're grabbing an air knob. Gimmicky yes but other than that it's just an extra feature to use with the new added Z camera. Horrible video that makes the phone look so bad...
seeindarkness Hace 21 un día
Go Palm Pilot!
Drafty Satyr
Drafty Satyr Hace 21 un día
" ... the epitome of obnoxious music" - you were dead right there.
OSCAR BADILLO Hace 21 un día
Which one of you guys here are power bottom?
Centerpeice Hace 21 un día
I have always liked lg skin, but I've been mostly using lg since the g2 so I like htc skin more, but lg skin isn't bad. Samsung's is the worst by far
Tyler Hager
Tyler Hager Hace 21 un día
Glad to see LG utilize old Kinect hardware in their phones. Great use of old tech. It even works as well as the Kinect!
I mean the LG G6 didn't have a camera bump either it was smooth and flushed in so I don't know what the big deal over the G8 not having a camera bump is about.
This LG G8 won't have Android Q until late 2021
John Austin
John Austin Hace 5 días
If ever sadly
Ivan R.
Ivan R. Hace 23 días
Any one else can't hear that much of a difference? lmao
ATINYNEKO Hace 23 días
My s10+ almost unlocks instantly with the screen on. But i scanned both thumbs and indexes 16 times instead of 8
A Hettinger
A Hettinger Hace 23 días
I think it should be pronounced the LG "gate" FTR: I got it Linus. I got it.
Clarence Baker
Clarence Baker Hace 23 días
Even tho I don't like lg (lol while my primary phone is lg v20 lg products just don't age well) I like how they don't have a camera hump at all I wish they would've done that on the Galaxy S10 series
Rodolfo Ferreira
Rodolfo Ferreira Hace 24 días
LG G Series: Great hardware under the shadow of terrible, confusing, misleading, non-working, poor written, underdeveloped LG software. It's been like that for at least 4 years. Just move on, Samsung got you covered.
John Vu
John Vu Hace 24 días
You use fingerprint wrongly!
Hi Neil of 'Cidi Al-Masry' Sidi Al-Masri Sandage
0:40 ~ Hahahaha. I will get a ruler out and study what is going on. ~ Woke after midnight tonight, read some news, then masturbated twice. Enjoying Mint Tea with Organic Milk, then back to bed. There has been less penis pressure than i used to produce, but we should still be beyond 6 inches.
Hi Neil of 'Cidi Al-Masry' Sidi Al-Masri Sandage
5:37 ~ So noted "Ear Sound Absorption Hole", you are in my dictionary as having used this Phrase. Alternative to ~ "Coral Conch Canal Frozen Lentigo Lenticular Ear Cap Hairy Snail Hole"
Hi Neil of 'Cidi Al-Masry' Sidi Al-Masri Sandage
While Standing Up. Always measure Standing.
Antonio Moreno
Antonio Moreno Hace 24 días
I still have a iPhone 5s 😓
Alessandro Candeloro
Alessandro Candeloro Hace 25 días
6:26 I feel bad to have understood the joke.......
dege13 Hace 25 días
I got and enjoyed the Palm Pilot joke.
Jim Funicelli
Jim Funicelli Hace 25 días
The only thing I've ever missed from my LG G3 was the Copy/Paste HISTORY function! I don't know what it's not a part of Android by default yet. Other than that, the interface is fine (better than Samsung) but not as good as stock Android.
Jim Funicelli
Jim Funicelli Hace 25 días
I lied their built in camera was amazing and let you manually change focus, exposure, white balance etc. That was pretty neat! 👌🏼
rwh19921 Hace 25 días
Suprising the audio is bad given lg tends to focus on audio. But it is really cool how you were able to hear the call clearly even in a loud environment.
Marcus W
Marcus W Hace 25 días
does Linus wanna explain wanna explain what a power bottom is :-)
Harsh Kale
Harsh Kale Hace 25 días
Hey guys plz review this phone again because u can change the speaker out put noise in setting instead of noise coming out from middle it can be changed to top and linus clearly sucked at using air motion next time use a better test subject and u forgot to mention about the wide angle camera and the fking f1.7 aperture front facing camera with tof tech.
Matthew Bodden
Matthew Bodden Hace 25 días
I have the new stylo and play PUBG on it all the time and the hand gestures on it for the camera are actually cool, and the camera is good enough for good content that is and a pen (metal twig) comes with it too
Jess Whatley
Jess Whatley Hace 25 días
I want James to be in more videos!
dalm3000 Hace 25 días
I got the palm pilot joke guess I'm old now.
fabian fernandez
fabian fernandez Hace 26 días
Maybe need laser sensor
fabian fernandez
fabian fernandez Hace 26 días
Air motion be amazing is work
fabian fernandez
fabian fernandez Hace 26 días
I like & love screen speakers amazing
Peter Arnold
Peter Arnold Hace 26 días
It's actually fun to watch phone and feature reviews done in this fashion. Casual and ad-lib.
Hey John
Hey John Hace 26 días
Try to play music then put the G8 into the water. Hear the music while it's in the water and then pick up the G8 off the water. Then give your comment about the sound.
Tarocco Bun
Tarocco Bun Hace 26 días
Riley, please explain what a power bottom is :3
0BlaiddDrwg0 Hace 26 días
putting the phone bluntly on some grass in a pot. Art, baby!
gameflux Hace 26 días
No thank you !
Beanie Hace 26 días
I can confirm that the ultrasonic fingerprint scanner on my s10+ takes a little bit longer to unlock compared to the classic scanner on the back of the s9+ but i guess this implementation offers the best compromise. Highest accuracy of any fingerprint scanning technique so far, it works under your display and it works while your screen is turned off. I think the ~100ms longer unlock time is quite acceptable and you get used to it pretty quickly
BarfyMan 362
BarfyMan 362 Hace 26 días
Linus, I got your palm pilot joke. I appreciated it
Jackson Jacoy
Jackson Jacoy Hace 26 días
I miss the Galaxy s4 days with all the gimmicks
Freeman Hace 26 días
You have a 50 people working there, is it really that much to ask for a review instead of a video blog?
fiddlefingers Hace 27 días
Don't worry Linus. I got the palm pilot reference.
Mugenski Hace 27 días
Palm IIIe baby
Pickle Rick
Pickle Rick Hace 27 días
phones are so crazy uninventional these days, that the super expensive ones only attract enthusiasts that want the "new technology fingerprint sensor" hat has already been around. 1-2 milimeters less bazzle around the scren = "shut up and take my money" the reality is, low cost mobile phones are already so advanced, everything high priced right now is targeted toward people wo actually need a new phone, because for some reason the old one doesn't do it anymore. be it decreased battery life and a non-changable battery model - or be it the darn thing fell out of the pocket and the slim design bazzle made the screen extra prone to breaking. for all the social media apps, a nice galaxy s3 with a non-official android like lineageos is plenty enough. the spec requirements of these apps will not change, neither do the phones. filling the phone with tons of cache data over the years or not porting android for a specific model (which the open source szene does a terriffic job at) will result in a phone that seems unusable after a few years. but it is actually not a total garbe throw-away thing. installing lineage plus a new battery made my s3 into an impressive device. bluetooth audio sucks for the A5 with cracking noises and compression issues on stock firmware. an s3 is so reliable, has nougat very stable for it. GPS including AGPS and celltown navigation, including wifi and bluetooth based navigation: working. just working out of the box. my S4 has giant gps issues where getting a satfix takes forever. another S4 just broke for no reason and never turned on again. seems to be a known issue. an s2 is for todays standards underpowered. an s4 is not reliable. i had 2 of them, both are not great. an s3 to me is the phone i would really hate to break. not because it was expensive, but it was the most reliable phone on earth. best advice from me will be: go for a proven stable device that might have 7 years on it's back, but is more than sufficient for being a facebook or whatsapp device. afterall: you might be subjected to marketing nonsense. if you know one person, who knows what odin is, please go save a lot of money, get a decent s3, buy replacement batteries and still save money with a device where you can charge one battery while using the other. get unlimited battery life, except quickly popping the battery in and out, for the cheapest. the s3 might be considered obsolete. sure every ad for a newer phone will tell you that. it is actually too good, it hurts the market. S4 biggest garbage, S7 just overheats for no reason. S3 is a genuine good device that never failed me as a daily driver for whatever purpose. unless you intent to play fortnite or pubg for android, or you are used to the apple environment, there is no reason to spend more on a phone than a used S3 costs. who actually games on mobile anyways. the onscreen control emulators are so bad, it will never replace an actual gamepad.
Beanie Hace 26 días
As far as i know,cthere is no ultrasonic fingerprint scanner that works under a smartphone display thats not a s10, i guess it is quite the achievement. I have a s3 note 3 and s5 still lying around all modified with custom roms i had to use in the past to even remotely use these devices and they have aged drastically. With their latest installments of the galaxy s series (8, 9 and 10) you get (imo) the best android experience there is right now out of the box. Their One UI is by far the best looking and smoothest performing "version" of android and the amount of tiny bit quite useful features is insane. And if you used a s8 or newer for longer than a few days, you will never ever want to go back to the S3's jaggy dark and tiny display. Especially on the latest s10+ the display makes it so much more enjoyable to just watch and/or read stuff brcause it looks as good as a display can possibly present it to you. (Note thst the s10's screen is as of yet the best screen displaymate.com has ever tested) Long story short, there are many things that imo justify the flagship phones in the case of samsungs galaxy s series.
Steven hawks
Steven hawks Hace 27 días
Riley looks like a coke addict...
Baba ChomuLol
Baba ChomuLol Hace 27 días
You should not touch and hold the extenr fingerprint scanner you should only touch it and leave it
Amoon Hace 27 días
Nice phone, nothing works :))
coolbluex Hace 27 días
james' crotch at the end. i cannot.
Ty Qwer
Ty Qwer Hace 27 días
Is it the same tech as in Xiaomi’s first Mi Mix? The call listening.
Tracy Sheng
Tracy Sheng Hace 27 días
"do you wanna explain what a power bottom is?"
Jonathan Walters Media Center
lol I still use the LG G4 :)
Daniel Hace 27 días
And this is why I Moto :)
Luuk van aaken
Luuk van aaken Hace 27 días
That’s it. I’m unsubscribing. There is no more fun in LTT. Linus what happened to you!¿
Jacob Hace 27 días
I appreciated your palm pilot joke linus
1sonyzz Hace 28 días
they need just put beefy speakers like my razer phone has, volume lowered than out of the box but it has more bass now in 50hz to 150hz range so when you play at around 70% volume it has nice bass over many other phones on the market - i know many people would say ''oh you can get bluetooth speaker'' but i have already and most cheaper ones like 3-5w ones sound like razer phone
noxious8 Hace 28 días
8:48 Make a GIF of psycho Linus!
Flux Marsh
Flux Marsh Hace 28 días
Why use the "power bottom" question as an audio test? Call me immature, but lol
Troy Truong
Troy Truong Hace 28 días
Hand motion is stupid. No need for that. Face unlock, fingerprint, n pass codes are good enough.
My 200 dollar phone finger print sensor is faster than s10 + 😂😂
Beanie Hace 26 días
I guess trading much higher levels of accuracy and therefore security for a few more milliseconds when unlocking is reasonable
Keagy Shiffer
Keagy Shiffer Hace 28 días
My s10 and every others unlocks faster then his does in this video, idk why it might be hiw hard he is pushing
Sprits Fal
Sprits Fal Hace 28 días
6:50 Hey that feature could be amazing! I have chronic dry skin mostly on my fingertips My fingerprints are always changing due to this. I have literally tried the fingerprint sensor on every phone I've ever owned and it will NEVER work the next day after setting it up. Sometimes won't even work after washing my hands(making them more moisturized and thus throwing off the recorded fingerprint). So it using the palm is just another way to unlock the phone. Personally I don't lock my phone cuz it's always in my pocket, I never leave it out of my sight and it's just annoying unlocking it since I use my phone for work.
Harys Viewty
Harys Viewty Hace 27 días
I also have similar problem, after touching pineapples
pete the mouse TM
pete the mouse TM Hace 28 días
Jesus Linus can you just get on with the video! You're almost as bad as GameStop. I mean really, you don't have to shove a membership down my neck every time I walk up to pay. Same thing with your sponsor! I hate when I want to watch a video and 70% of the video is this. "Ok now let's get on with the video... right after a 5-minute clip about our sponsor and then we get on with a 2-minute clip of what you came here for." Here this is what happens on most videos. 1: shows a clip like this "3 2 1 PLA- CLIPCUTS OFF" 2: shows you sponswer 3: shows rest of clip "3 2 1 presses play and phone freezes" 4: "o well" ends video
mike porter
mike porter Hace 28 días
8:54 - I will be disappointed in the Internet if somebody hasn't photoshopped/after effect'd Linus onto a turntable like he's scratching and made it a GIF by now 😂
Fezan Sajad
Fezan Sajad Hace 28 días
6:29 best reaction ever :D :D :D
Yes Man
Yes Man Hace 28 días
I’ll wait for LG9 XS
3165dwayne Hace 28 días
That was horrible. Oh, LG...
Daniel Betancourt
Daniel Betancourt Hace 28 días
I enjoy Linus videos but I miss the days where he would analyze and explain various bits of tech. Seems like all his videos are him just getting angry and dissapointed at things now.
Daniel Betancourt
Daniel Betancourt Hace 26 días
+TheeljesusUs old folk gotta shake our fists at something!
Theeljesus Hace 26 días
because the older you get the angrier you get at technology #dadlyfe
Даниил Грунин
What is Shia LaBeouf doing here?
Sathwiq Reddy
Sathwiq Reddy Hace 29 días
G7 > g8
Pza z
Pza z Hace 29 días
6:09 That phoneholder though
I'm Woke
I'm Woke Hace 29 días
Who listen to there music from a phone speaker anyway? The hifi Dac is candy for your wired headphones....... IPhone users might not know what a headphone jack is...lol . Ps to anyone listening to music on your phone speaker you're missing 90% of the music.
Acmecondor's Realm
Acmecondor's Realm Hace 29 días
Man you guys have to much fun God I wish I worked for Linus.
Rodrigo Ruiz Esparza
Rodrigo Ruiz Esparza Hace 29 días
i wonder if you could use the screen speaker to hear a phonecall underwater
Nilanjan Acharya
Nilanjan Acharya Hace 29 días
Hand gesture is really cool. Guys please see a demo of how to do it properly. You'll not love it but you'll like it. It's something new.
Night Hawk
Night Hawk Hace 28 días
if its not easy for a tech person to use its not gonna be easy or convenient for a normal person to use
Joshua Richards
Joshua Richards Hace 29 días
128 Gigs ROM, eh, Linus? ROM? Eh?
Kingpenguin101 Hace 29 días
Linus just carries like 6 phones with him to work when he has to do a phone review, doesn't he?
Eric W.
Eric W. Hace 27 días
Linus just always carries 6 phones around
Romeo Diyong
Romeo Diyong Hace 29 días
Are you saying lg g8 speaker is degrading compare to lg g7?????
Romeo Diyong
Romeo Diyong Hace 27 días
+Harys Viewty thank you
Harys Viewty
Harys Viewty Hace 27 días
No, it's of course bbetter. OLED is thinner, boombox vibrating more areas of both front and rear glasses. It has one more speaker, for full range stereo It's just... different Like planar type of sound output
lesabre1972 Hace 29 días
what happend to the good old number code or trace
B.D.B. Hace 29 días
I had a Palm IIIc when I was a teenager. I'm 34 now...
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