Class-action lawsuit targets LG over legendary G4, V10 bootloop issues

Enlarge / A functioning LG G4. (credit: Ron Amadeo)

Here’s some good news for Android fans who bought one of two bootloop-ridden LG flagships: a handful of upset owners of the LG G4 and LG V10 have lodged a proposed class-action lawsuit in a California federal court. The owners claim that a repeating bootloop issue “renders the phones inoperable and unfit for any use.” That’s legalese for the phone being bricked.

Thousands of complaints about the G4 have been highlighted on Twitter, Reddit, and YouTube. There was even an online petition to “launch a replacement program for defective LG G4s.” Not to be outdone, the V10 has been the subject of many online complaints as well.

One of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit (PDF) filed Wednesday said that LG replaced his G4 two times and that his third G4 constantly freezes. The new phone, says the suit, is “manifesting signs of the bootloop defect and is unmerchantable.”

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Source:: Arstechnica – Gadgets