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LG G6 Review (Specifications, Price, With Pros and Cons)

The LG G6 was the first flagship smartphone to be launched this year, 2017 from the South Korean handset manufacturer. Also, the G6 was the first smartphone to start the trend of slimmer bezels on the front, which makes it to look every bit the premium handset it is. Read on, as you get to see the LG G6 review, revealing its features (pros and cons), full specifications and prices you can buy it in different countries in the world.

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LG G6 Review (Specifications, Price, With Pros and Cons)

LG G6 Features

Pros

IP68 Rating

With the LG G6, the brand went an extra mile by the designing the flagship device with IP68 rating, which makes it perfect and durable device. The G6 is water-resistant when placed inside a 3 feet deep water for 30 minutes. This actually means that even if you drop this device inside a pool or spill a glass of drink over it, it will still come out strong and intact.

Slimmer Bezels

This design was overhauled by the brand since the LG G2, which saw the introudction of rear mounted buttons. This time around, LG has gone back with slimmer bezels on the front of the LG G6, with 90% of its front panel being covered by display. Because of this design, the G6 looks very pleasing to the eye, having rounded corners on the display and more body-to-display ratio.

 

 

Pre-loaded Google Assistant

The LG G6 is the first non-Google smartphone to feature the much loved Google Assistant in its operating system. Maybe you do not know what Google Assistant is all about, it is an AI (Artificial Intelligent) personal assistant that can read your onscreen content to provide solutions., and it also works with voice command etc.

18:9 Quad HD Display

The LG G6 was the first ever smartphone to come with an extra wide aspect ratio for the display. Notably, before now, all smartphones normally come with the standard 16:9. What this means is that the display is slightly taller than other smartphones and it has an unusual resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels across 5.7inches. This features results in a sharp pixel density of 565 ppi and a wonderful viewing experience.

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Dual Camera

This feature was a an LG trademark on their flagships, and the LG G6 was not left behind on this one. It features a dual 13MP camera on its rear panel, which is far more unlike other dual camera you can find in the market. The second module was more of a wide angle lens, which is capable of taking in more scenery than the regular one, The camera can either be swapped or used together.

Cons

Snapdragon 821

After seeing this I was like “what the heck”. It does not make any meaning for a 2017 flagship device to be running on a feature that was a highlight of 2016. The LG G6 was equipped with the Snapdragon 821 processor, where most phones manufactured year are running on the latest and more powerful Snapdragon 835 processor.

Non-removable Battery

Till this moment, LG have being the only brand that have maintained a stand of manufacturing phones with removable batteries. But this time around, they deviated from the norm with the launch of the LG G6. While it is good news considering its water-resisting ability, it might be rejected by most LG users because they are not used to it yet.

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LG G6 Specifications

General Specifications

Launch Date 24 Apr, 2017
Price Rs. 37,950
Brand LG
Model G6
Color Platinum, Black, White
Form Factor Bar
Category Smartphone / Phablet
Dual Sim Yes
Hybrid Sim No
Sim Card Dual Nano Sim
Waterproof  Water resistant for up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter, IP68
Fingerprint Scanner  Back
Network LTE + LTE
Operating System Android V7.0 (Nougat)
Custom UI LG UX 6.0
Metal Body Yes
Dimensions 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm
Weight 163 Grams

Processor & RAM

Processor 2.3 GHz Quad Core 64-bit ( 2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
RAM 4 GB
GPU Adreno 530

Storage

Internal Storage 64 GB
Expandable Storage  Up To 2 TB
Card Slot Micro Sd Card

Display

Size 5.7 Inches (Large)
Screen Super AMOLED Display, 18:9 Aspect Ratio, Quad HD & FullVision Display, Always On Display
Screen Protection  Gorilla Glass Type-3
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Identity Sensor, Iris Scanner
Resolution 1440 x 2880 Pixels
Pixel Density 565 ppi
Colours 16M
Keyboard Touch
Screen to Body Ratio 80%
Stylus No
Other Input Features Multi-Touch

Camera

Rear Camera  13 MP , 1.12 µm Pixel
Dual Rear Camera  13MP + 13MP
Front Camera  5 MP
Rear Flash  Dual Tone LED Flash
Rear Camera Aperture f/1.8
Front Camera Aperture f/2.2
Rear Camera Features Geo Tagging, Optical Image Stabilization, Slow Motion, 125° Wide-Angle Lens
Front Camera Features Gesture Shot, Auto Shot
Rear Auto Focus  Phase Detection Autofocus
Video Recording  2160p@30fps, 4K
Zoom  Digital Zoom

Battery

Battery Capacity 3300 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion, Non Removable
Quick Charging  Quick Charge 3.0

Calling & Messaging

Phone Book Unlimited
SMS Yes
MMS Yes
Instant Messaging Yes
Email Yes

Connectivity

GPRS Yes
2G  GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G  HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
4G  LTE / LTE
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth  V4.2, A2DP, LE, AptX HD
GPS GPS/ A-GPS
NFC Support Yes
USB Port  V3.1, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
Edge Yes
HDMI Yes
Miracast Yes
USB OTG Yes
USB Type-C Yes

Entertainment/Multimedia

Radio Yes
Headset Yes
Audio Format WAV, MP3
Video Format DivX, 3GP, MP4
Speaker Yes

Additional Information

Items in the Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Data Cable, Headset And User Guide

LG G6 Price

The LG G6 prices in various countries are listed below:

G6 Price in India: Rs 37,950

G6 Price in Nigeria:  NGN 181,399

G6 Price in USA: $ 660

G6 Price in UK: £ 424

G6 Price in UAE: AED 1,799

Updated on September 5, 2017

LG G5 Price in the US now drops to $430

These are the best information you can get about the LG G6. Please note that prices may differ with respect to different stores and markets.

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