LG G6, the brand new LG flagship smartphone, has been unveiled on the firm’s launch occasion at MWC 2017 in Barcelona on Sunday. The LG G6 follows the corporate’s ‘Much less Synthetic, Extra Intelligence’ theme.
Juno Cho, President of Cellular Communications Firm, LG Electronics, on the firm’s keynote pressured that the smartphone battle is not about specs however about usability. The LG G6 spotlight is after all the presence of the Google Assistant, the primary non-Google Pixel smartphone to sport the digital assistant.
LG G6 options
The LG G6 is the primary LG telephone launching with the brand new UX 6.zero whereas additionally sports activities 5.7-inch QHD+ FullVision show with a 18:9 (or 2:1) facet ratio, which is longer and narrower than the present trade commonplace of 16:9. It packs a fingerprint scanner on the again.
Being known as the Univisium facet ratio, LG says cinemas, TV, and smartphones will all be shifting in direction of this new 18:9 ratio. The corporate says that a number of apps in Google Play in addition to content material creators like Amazon are working to make content material suitable for 18:9 facet ratio which is getting used on the LG G6. LG says the brand new UX 6.zero has been optimised for the brand new 18:9 facet ratio on the LG G6.
The brand new flagship is touted to be the “first smartphone with helps Dolby Imaginative and prescient.” It additionally assist HDR10 tech. The LG G6 is the primary telephone to come back with Dolby Imaginative and prescient video assist, and the Dolby confirmed that there are about 90 films with Dolby Imaginative and prescient already obtainable. Imangi Studios on the keynote introduced Temple Run 2: Misplaced Jungle that it says has been optimised for the 18:9 facet ratio, including LG G6 customers will get 650,000 in-game cash, sufficient to unlock all characters and powerups.
Speaking about usability, the corporate on the LG keynote pressured that the LG G6 physique width is 72mm (minimal physique width 67mm). The corporate mentioned that the underside bezel dimension which is vital for dealing with the telephone is above 7.5mm providing extra reliability whereas utilizing the handset with only one hand, and decreasing drop possibilities. LG additionally match a 5.7-inch show in a smartphone with physique meant for a 5.2-inch show, additional serving to grip the massive display smartphone.
On the keynote, LG confirmed that the LG G6 will include a G6 Recreation Assortment promotion which will likely be free for the patrons and can provide in-game content material with a retail worth of as much as a complete of $200 for six video games together with Temple Run 2, Spider-Man Limitless, Crossy Street, SimCity BuildIt, Cookie Jam and Genies & Gems – on Google Play.
LG revealed that the six video games take full benefit of the G6’s FullVision show and single-handed ease of use.
LG G6 specs
The LG G6 specs embody a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and a 32-bit Hello-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analogue converter) for enhanced audio playback. Its 5.7-inch FullVision show bears a QHD+ (1440×2880 pixels) decision with a pixel density of 564ppi. It is going to be obtainable in two storage choices – 32GB and 64GB. The LG G6 will assist expandable storage by way of microSD card (as much as 2TB). It comes with a twin rear digital camera setup with two 13-megapixel sensors – one for wide-angle pictures with 125-degree lens and f/2.four aperture, and the opposite for normal pictures with 71-degree lens and OIS 2.zero. On the entrance, the smartphone sports activities a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 100-degree lens. On the keynote, LG additionally showcased its new Sq. Grid function for the digital camera whereas additionally confirmed that the entrance digital camera comes with autofocus.
The LG G6 battery has a capability of 3300mAh, and is non-removable, which is a departure from the corporate’s earlier coverage of providing a detachable battery on its flagship handsets. The battery capability on the G6 is sort of 500mAh greater than on the LG G5.
On the keynote, the corporate pressured that the handset packs further security measures together with a copper heatpipe to higher dissipate warmth. It additionally helps Fast Cost three.zero. LG G6 runs Android 7.zero Nougat with the corporate’s model new UX 6.zero and in addition is the primary non-Pixel telephone with Google Assistant. It weighs in at 163 grams, and measures 148.9×71.9×7.9mm, impressively compact for a 5.7-inch smartphone. The brand new LG G6 smartphone comes with an IP68-rating for mud and water resistance.
LG G6 will assist LTE-A three Band CA community whereas will include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, and USB Kind-C 2.zero connectivity choices. It is going to be obtainable in Astro Black, Ice Platinum, and Mystic White.
LG G6 worth and availability
Sadly, LG selected to not element the LG G6 worth and availability on the firm’s launch occasion in Barcelona. We’ll replace you as quickly as we all know extra.