After experimenting with modularity on the LG G5 last year, LG is back on track with a killer phone, the LG G6. The company unveiled the phone at an event in MWC 2017 today.

The LG G6’s design is inspired from the LG V20. However, the overall design looks quite refreshing and eye catching. The ultra-thin bezels on the sides complement the uni-body metal structure of the phone. The bezels on the top and the bottom are also shrunk, which makes this phone a perfect fit in hand. LG claims that it is able to fit 5.7-inch display in a traditional 5.2-inch display phone body.

Another intriguing part of the G6 is its interface. It comes with a new interface called UX 6.0 that is custom made to exploit the G6’s 5.7-inch QHD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The new interface includes a feature that enables users to view standard 16:9 content in 18:9 format. It is also worth noting that G6 is one of the few phones to support Google Assitant out of the box.

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LG G6 Specifications

LG G6

LG G6 is an IP68 certified phone. It comes with a dust and water resistant metal body that has a 5.7-inch Corning Gorilla Glass 5 ‘Full Vision’ display on the top with a resolution of 2880×1440 pixels, i.e., 564 pixels per inch (PPI).

It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC, with a quad-core processor and Adreno 530 GPU. As for the memory, the G6 comes with 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage with support for microSD cards up to 2TB. Indian variant will come with 64GB storage.

As aforementioned, it runs on a new interface called UX 6.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

LG G6

 

In the camera department, LG has retained the dual-camera setup from the G5. One of the cameras houses a 13MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 29mm equivalent focal length. The second camera houses a 125 degrees wide-angle 13MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture and 12mm equivalent focal length.

Both cameras are assisted with dual tone LED flash; however, OIS is operational only on the standard camera. Now, you need not manually tap on an on-screen button to move to the wide-angle camera; depending on the zoom level it automatically shifts from one camera to other.

On the front, it has a 100 degrees wide-angle 5MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture.

A 3300mAh battery powers LG G6 and Quick Charge 3.0 helps to charge it from 0 to 83% in 30 minutes. The fingerprint sensor is mounted just below the cameras. Other sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, and compass.

Connectivity options on this phone are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, Infrared Port, NFC, USB v3.1 Type-C 1.0, 2G, 3G and 4G LTE.

Price and Availability

LG has not revealed the exact pricing details of the G6 yet. It will be available in three color options: Mystic White, Astro Black, and Ice Platinum.

It will be available for sale from March 10th. No information is available on the launch date in India, but it is expected to be launched by the end of March or early week of June. For more updates on this phone, stay tuned to our page. Also, let us know your thoughts on the phone in the comments section.

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