LG’s latest flagship device, the LG G6 is finally coming to India on 24th April 2017. The company has already started to accept pre-orders ahead of the release. First introduced at the MWC 2017, the LG G6 comes with a gorgeous 18:9 display and Snapdragon 821 chipset. With an expected price of Rs. 53,000 to Rs. 54,000, it will compete with the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S8.
LG G6 Specifications
LG’s flagship smartphone boasts a 5.7-inch Quad HD+ (2880 x 1440) display. Covered by the Gorilla Glass 3, the 18:9 screen sports some ultra-thin bezels. The G6 comes with a premium aluminum construction with a Gorilla Glass 5 covering its back. In India, the phone will be available in two color choices namely Black and Platinum.
Moving inside, the powerful Snapdragon 821 SoC sits inside the handset. This is mated with 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Even though this is a very potent combination, the Samsung Galaxy S8 outshines it with the latest Snapdragon 835 chipset. Software-wise, the G6 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system layered with LG UX 6.0.
It is the camera which puts the LG G6 ahead of its competitor. The main charisma is the 13 MP dual lens rear camera of the phone. Equipped with OIS 2.0 (Optical Image Stabilization), the primary snapper can shoot exceptional images even in low light conditions. As with every dual camera smartphone, the G6 can capture mind-blowing bokeh effects. The handset can record 4K as well as 720p slow motion videos.
The front camera is a standard wide-angle 5 MP unit. It supports features like Auto Shot, Gesture View, Selfie Light, Gesture Shot, and more.
The LG G6 is an IP68 certified water and dust resistant smartphone. Speaking of connectivity, the phone supports 4G LTE along with VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi Direct, etc. A 3300mAh battery juices up the handset. The G6 comes with a USB Type-C port and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
LG G6 Expected India Price, Availability, and Launch Offers
According to reports, the LG G6 will retail for around Rs. 53,000 to Rs. 54,000 in India. The phone will be available both through online and offline vendors later this month. If you pre-order the phone before 30th April with an HDFC Bank or SBI Credit / Debit card, you will get an additional Rs. 7,000 cashback. Moreover, you will also get 50 percent off on the LG Tone Active+ HBS A100 headset.