LG G6, the overshadowed brother of the Galaxy S8, and the successor to the LG’s highly acclaimed G series of smartphones is finally here and here is everything you need to know about the device.
LG G6 is without any doubt the only Android smartphone right now in the market which can give some competition to the Galaxy S8, the phone may not come with the latest Snapdragon 835 Soc but it is still powered enough that you won’t find any kind of lags or stutters no matter what you throw at the device. But the processor isn’t the highlight here as the gorgeous Quad-Hd display at the front with almost zero Bezels steals the show.
Before we dig deep into the device, here are the complete specifications of the device.
|Display||5.7 inches IPS LCD capacitive Display|
|Display Properties||Resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels with a ppi of 564|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Octa-core 2.35 Ghz|
|Storage||32 GB or 64 GB or 128 GB|
|SD card slot||Yes|
|Dimensions||154.2 mm (h) x 74.1 mm (w) x 7.25 mm (t)|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Ambient, compass|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, 3G GSM, 2G GSM, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, GPS+GLONASS|
|Primary Camera||13 MP + 13 MP rear camera|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP front camera|
|Battery Capacity||3,330 mAh|
|Charging Time||0-100% in 1 hour 11 mins|
|Battery Life||13.5 hours on heavy usage.|
|Screen-on Time||3 to 8 hours depending on usage|
|Colors||Mystic White, Astro Black, Ice Platinum, Terra Gold, Marine Blue|
|Price||Rs. 41,490 (64 GB)|
|Availability||Available on Amazon and Flipkart|
The LG G6’s display is easily one of the best smartphone display out there, with a resolution of 1440 x 2880 and a pixel density of 564ppi the 5.7-inch display outshines the competition and the Gorilla glass 5 protection acts as an icing on the cake. The display offers a few good features as well such as the Always-on display etc.
Processor, RAM, and Storage
The LG G6 is powered by the Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor which still performs like a beast, there are no lags or stutters of any kind present. There is 4GB of RAM present which is ample for anything you throw at this device, when it comes to storage there are three variants available, 32/64/128GB storage options are the one you get and there is a slot for SD card as well which you can use to further expand the storage by 256GB.
The Adreno 530 GPU makes sure that all those high-end games and heavy applications run smoothly.
The LG G6 comes with a dual camera setup at the back, there are two 13MP cameras present with f/1.8 and f/2.4. Also, the primary cameras boast of with features like image stabilization and phase auto focus etc. The front camera is a 5MP one with f/2.2 for wide angled selfies.
The LG G6 comes with a 3300 mAh battery which is enough to power your device for a full day, also the device comes with support for the Quick charge as well which can be really handy.
Price, Availablity, and Deals
The Lg G6 has had many price drops since its release and you can buy one right now for under $400 and it’s the unlocked variant we are talking about here.
The device is available with all the major carriers across the US and Canada, in India you can get yourself a G6 for under Rs. 40,000 which seems to be a good deal considering it’s the latest flagship of a major brand.