LG has taken the wraps of their flagship of the year, the LG G6. The rigorously built smartphone from the company houses a combination of round glass back and a chamfered & metal edge. As speculated LG has totally axed the modular design in favor of aesthetically pleasing 18:9 5.7-inch QHD(2880 x 1440 pixels) (564ppi) Full Vision display, all in a footprint of 5.2-inch body that fits in your hand.
As stated in the event, the company has worked with most of the Google Play developers to verify that their apps and games will make full use of its tall display. The icing on the cake is that the display is an HDR10 and Dolby Vision HDR capable offering an immersive experience and brighter colors while consuming HDR content. Impressively, the LG G6 now carries IP68 certification, meaning the handset is now water and dust resistant — all for the peace of your mind.
The LG G6 doesn’t disappoint its users in camera section either. The handset carries all the goods and grains from its predecessor, the LG G5, but in a more improved way. The G6’s dual-camera is equipped with a 13MP sensor on each lens. Not to mention, the wide angle lens of the device is enormously wide at 125 degrees, an impressive feat, considering that the human field of view is normally 114 degrees. The one lens side of the dual-camera offers f/2.4 aperture rate, while the latter one carries a f/1.8 aperture. What’s impressive is that the 5MP selfie camera of the smartphone also offers 100 degrees wide-angle lens.
As for the internals, surprisingly, the LG G6 is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset, which as claimed is solely optimized for LG G6. As rumored, Samsung has reserved the early series of Snapdragon 835 chipset for its Galaxy S8. The handset is equipped with an Advance heat pipe with a copper plate on top of the chip to pass the heat. Memory wise, the G6 is backed up by a 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB of onboard storage with an option for microSD card expansion.
As for the software, the G6 relies on Android 7.0 Nougat skinned on top of LG’s new Full-screen UX The UI from LG will utilize the 18:9 screen ratio with rounded corners.
Aside from those impressive display and dual camera, the LG G6 also offers a Quad-DAC for Korean users, while users residing in the US will get to enjoy the wireless charging functionality. Talking about charging, the handset supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0, meaning users can fully charge the 3300mAh battery in just 96 minutes.
Although LG hasn’t mentioned anything about its pricing, the G6 will go on sale in three different colors, including Ice Platinum, Astro Black, and Mystic White. So, what do you think about the new flagship from LG? will it be on your wishlist? or you’ll wait for the Galaxy S8? Let us know in the comment box below.