Brilliant phone with some ergonomy quirks
Very nice screen, very sharp and with good colours. Excellent audio from the 3.5mm audio jack. Good photos, love the combination of three lenses with different focal lenghts. Good photo app with plenty of options. Good LTE speed and future-ready 5G ability. This phone is quite complete, really, for me it's perfect. I have just one thing to note, which is the ergonomic disaster that was placing buttons on the left side. When you press the right power button to turn on the screen, you are transmitting force to the phone, and since the phone is not very heavy and pressing those small keys requires a little more force than ideal, you need to counter that force on the left side of the phone, usually with the base of the left thumb. These are the basic mechanics of operating a phone with one hand. But if you have a button on the left side, in this case a "Google button", where the base of the left thumb is, pressing the right side button will also activate the left button. For this reason I had to deactivate it, otherwise I would only be able to press the right power button without unintentionally pressing the left one by using both hands. And above that are still two volume buttons, but I have gotten used to place my thumb above them, for the support that is really necessary against the force from the right when pushing a button. So it's possible to live with this phone and you can get used to it, but that small right button is still not the easiest to find and press. If you intend on using the fingerprint reader on the rear though, you won't have any of the problems I mention. I don't use it because I want to activate the screen as quickly as possible and to use the fingerprint reader you need to go through an additonal step after that to unblock the phone. The LG G6 had an advantage in this respect, as it allowed the use of the fingerprint reader on the back as a quick screen activating button. That feature would have been very helpful for me with this phone, given the button constraints I mentioned.
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