LG has announced the LG G6 officially at MWC, Barcelona. LG has learned from it’s past and made some improvement in the G6’s design. Firstly, it comes with Dual camera setup on the rear side of the device. Coming to the design, this device comes with thin bezels which make it an effective 5.7-inch display despite it comprises of 5.2-inch form factor. This 5.7-inch is a FullVision display that occupies 90% of the real estate on the front. It comes with QuadHD+ (2880 x 1440 pixels) OLED panel and has an 18:9 aspect ratio. It also supports DolbyVision and HDR 10 display technologies for better viewing experience.
LG G6 is powered by a snapdragon 821 SoC coupled with Adreno 530 GPU and 4 GB RAM. It comes with 32GB UFS2.0 internal storage which can be expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. The left side has volume buttons, whereas the right side has a SIM card tray. The bottom houses the speaker and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. LG G6 is IP68 certified, that is, water and dust resistant.
LG has also added support for 32-bit Quad DAC for superior audio performance. On the software front, the G6 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with a layer of LG’s UX 6 running on top. It is also the first non-Pixel smartphone to come pre-loaded with Google Assistant.
G6 now includes two 13-megapixel sensors – one is a wide-angle lens with a field of view of 125-degrees and aperture f/2.4, whereas the other is a standard lens with a field of view of 71-degrees, aperture f/1.8 and optical image stabilization (OIS). These cameras let you capture both standard and wide angle photos. The rear camera also supports 4K video with smooth optical zoom functionality.
The camera app will come with special shooting modes such as 1:1 mode which is apt for Instagram photos, a food mode, grid shot, match shot, guide shot and 360-degree mode. Up front, a 5-megapixel snapper of aperture f/2.2 is also present for selfies and video calling.
LG G6 packs a 3300mAh battery which supports quick charge 3.0 with Type-C port. The device comes with a metal frame and glass back body. It will be available in three different color variants – Ice Platinum / Mystic White / Astro Black.
LG G6 Specifications
|Display||5.7-inch Quad HD (2880×1440 pixels) at 564 PPI, Full Vision Display 18:9|
|Camera||Rear – 13MP, f/2.4 aperture 125°, 13MP Standard OIS 2.0(f1.8, 71°), Front- 5MP, f/2.2 aperture, 100°|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821|
|CPU||Octa-Core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad)|
|RAM||4 GB LPDDR4|
|Storage||32 GB and expandable via microSD up to 2 TB|
|Battery||3300mAh, Quick Charge 3.0|
|Features||Water & Dust Resistance (IP68), Fingerprint sensor, Dolby Vision/HDR 10|
|Dimensions||148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9mm, Weight- 163g|
|OS||Android Android 7.0 (Nougat) with LG UX 6.0|
|Color||Mystic white, Astro black, and Ice platinum|