The top LG smartphones you need to know about

The lineup has gotten a little muddy with the relatively fast iteration and release of interim models between major launches, but that introduces interesting options at a variety of prices. Plus, a new display membrane speaker promises better sound for calls and all other audio. While it isn’t substantially different from the V40, the G8 introduces the latest available spec sheet, a new OLED display, and an intriguing touchless Air Motion gesture controls. $500 at Amazon

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… While its Android phones may not be as popular as the likes of Samsung, LG continues to kick out quality phones year after year. The best

LG G8

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If you want LG’s latest and greatest, you get the newest phone: the G8. And you get the standard solid build quality and high-end wired headphone experiences of LG’s recent phones. Right now the best LG phone you can get is the G8, but if you have a more restrictive budget or different needs there are other options out there we recommend.