LG at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, unveiled their most awaited flagship device LG G6. This is the first non-pixel smartphone to run Google Assistant on it, similar to that LG V20 which is the first smartphone to run Android Nougat. LG G6 Price is not unveiled at the event.
Four main highlights of LG G6 are:-
● LG G6 is the first non-pixel smartphone to run Google Assistant.
● LG G6 sports dual rear camera setup on back in different style.
● The LG G6 bears a unique display of 5-7 Inch with 18:9 aspect ratio.
● Smartphone is ready to support 2TB external storage.
The brand new flagship LG G6 features 5.70 Inch QHD FullVision display with a usual aspect ratio of 2:1 or 18:9. At present, standard size in whole industry is 16:9. It also sports a fingerprint scanner on its back right below the camera setup.
Google Assistant is one of the main attraction of this smartphone, as only Pixel devices are featuring this voice assistant officially. While there are no dearth of ways to let it run on non-pixel devices, but the LG G6 goes official support.
LG G6 is first device supporting dolby vision video support which also supports HDR10. Even the company (Dolby) confirmed that there are about 90 movies already available with Dolby vision. Popular arcade Games like Temple run: Lost Jungle from Imangi Studio are already optimised for the new screen aspect ratio 18:9. Also, for game lovers they are offering 6,50,000 free coins which is enough to unlock any character in the game.
LG has fitted 5.7 inch screen in a device built for 5.2 inch only. Amazing, right?
They are offering free games collection worth $200 including six names named Temple Run 2, Spider-Man Unlimited, Crossy Road, SimCity BuildIt, Cookie Jam and Genies & Gems available on Google play with In-app purchase option for normal users.
LG G6 Price & Availability in India
Update 1:The price of LG G6 is Rs 53,100 ($796.58) and will be available from 10 March 2017.
They put all the effort in describing the features & specifications but at last they didn’t unveiled LG G6 price & availability. Looking at these high-end features & as being a flashing device, the price will be usually bit higher. And as being the support for popular voice assistant of Google, device is already in the nutshell of Google pixel pricing.
Anyways, moving in to the features of LG G6.
LG G6 Full Specifications (Gadgets360 Creation)
|Release date||February 2017|
|Dimensions (mm)||148.90 x 71.90 x 7.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3300|
|Colours||Ice Platinum, Astro Black, Mystic White|
|Screen size (inches)||5.70|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||564|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||2000|
|Operating System||Android 7.0|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
LG G6 Key Features
The brand new LG G6 is running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM with 32GB & 64GB of ROM. Yes, the smartphone is available in two variants based on inbuilt storage. It sports a 5.7 inch QHD FullVision (1440×2880 pixels) display along with the pixel density of 564ppi.
While the inbuilt storage of 64GB is further expandable up to 2TB using microSD card which looks like a lot in terms of a smartphone.
Looking at the optics setup of LG G6, it flaunts a 13-megapixel rear camera, one for wide-angle shots with 125-degree lens and f/2.4 aperture, and the other for regular shots with 71-degree lens and OIS 2.0. At the front side, the smartphone features 5-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 100-degree lens. The camera is capable of doing autofocus at objects to give you the stunning blur or bokeh effect in background.
Battery of this smartphone is not what it should be. The LG G6 sports a battery of 3300mAh which a non-removable battery. Almost, all flagship devices are coming with non-removable battery so that’s not a problem. Along with that, the battery is supporting quick charge 3.0 feature.
The new LG G6 is running on company’s own built skin UX 6.0 based on Android Nougat v7.0.
This Smartphone is not so bulky to handle or carry as the weight is only 163gm and dimensions are 148.9×71.9×7.9mm on this 5.7 Inch LG G6.
Dissimilar to the Google flagship Pixel, this LG G6 is a dust & water-resistant having IP68 rating for that.
Connectivity options on LG G6 includes, Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0.
It will be available in three colour variants which are Astro Black, Ice Platinum, and Mystic White.
LG G6 Review
We will grab this smartphone when it will be launched and publish full review about this. So, stay tuned with us.
LG G6 Buy Now Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal or Paytm
We already mentioned that there’s no confirmation about availability of LG G6 so you can’t buy it now. The above stores are may be one of those on which this smartphone will be most probably available. We will do update soon.
Update: It will be available from 10th March 2017.
Is LG G6 Good to Buy?
This is a ubiquitous question one should ask before purchasing this smartphone. Well, features packed on this smartphone are decent. Yes, there are some cons too but overall the phone is good. We can’t commit anything about this at present as price is yet not unveiled.