LG has announced the new LG G6 Plus smartphone with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and support for Qi wireless charging along with the LG G6 32GB version in Korea. The LG G6 Plus is an upgraded variant of the LG G6 and comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The device will be going up for sale in South Korea early next month.
Along with this, the company has also announced the 32 GB variant of G6 in new colours. The LG G6 comes in Astro Black, Ice Platinum and Mystic White colours, and the 32GB version of LG G6 comes in Optical Marine Blue and Optical Terra Gold colours, in addition to these colours.
Apart from the boost in memory and storage, the LG G6 Plus has the same specifications as the standard G6 variant that includes a 5.7-inch QHD+ display with a resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels. The new LG G6 Plus comes in Optical Astro Black, Optical Terra Gold and Optical Marine Blue colours.
LG G6 Plus Specifications
The LG G6 Plus comes with a 5.7 inch IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The resolution is 2880 by 1440 pixels at a pixel density of ~564 PPI. The LG G6 Plus runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with LG UX 6.0 skinned on top and houses a 3,300 mAh non-removable battery. The device supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and Qi wireless charging.
The LG G6 Plus is powered by a Quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 6GB of RAM and packs 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2TB via a microSD card. The LG G6 Plus is a single SIM smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM.
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If we talk about camera, the device sports a 13MP dual rear camera setup with dual-tone LED Flash, OIS, PDAF and 4K video recording. On the front, the device comes with a 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.
Coming to the connectivity, the LG G6 Plus supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible). It also has 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC and Dolby Vision for better multimedia experience.
The smartphone also has a Fingerprint sensor and IP68 certification for Water & dust resistance.
The company also confirmed that all the G6 versions will get software updates at the same time. The new software update will add motion recognition for facial recognition feature. With this that the user’s face can be recognized even if the screen is turned off and the phone can be unlocked easily and it will also enhance the security option.
Pricing and Availability
The new LG G6 Plus and the LG G6 32GB variant will be available through major domestic carriers in South Korea next month. The company has not revealed any information about the pricing or global availability of the device.