LG on Thursday announced that the company’s LG G6 flagship smartphone has commenced delivery to worldwide markets, and shall be made out there in the major international locations of North America, Asia, Europe, Central, and South America over the following some weeks. The South Korean firm has stated that the pricing of the gadget and actual dates of availability shall be introduced regionally in every market at the time of its launch. In South Korea, the LG G6 has been priced beginning KRW 899,800 (approx US $800).
The LG G6 was initially launched by the LG at MWC 2017 in February and runs Android 7.0 Nougat OS out-of-the-box. The spotlight characteristic on the smartphone is its 5.7-inch Quad-HD+ (1440 x 2880 pixels) FullVision display with an 18:9 (or 2:1) aspect ratio. The cell phone did launch with the brand new UX 6.0 that company that it has been optimized for the 18:9 aspect ratio.
The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC coupled with 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The LG G6 has launched in two storage variants – 32 GB and 64 GB. The storage in the device can be expanded further via micro-SD card (as much as 2TB).
When it comes to optics, the LG G6 comes with two 13-megapixel sensors dual-camera setup, one for wide-angle pictures with the 125-degree lens, f/2.4 aperture, and the other is for standard pictures with 71-degree lens and OIS 2.0. At the front, the G6 incorporates a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 100-degree lens.
A non-removable 3,300mAh battery backs the LG G6. The smartphone measures 148.9×71.9×7.9mm and weigh in at 163 grams. Connectivity on the smartphone includes LTE-A three Band CA network, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/as, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0. The smartphone will come in Astro Black, Ice Platinum, and Mystic White color options.
Notably, the cellphone was touted to be the “first smartphone that supports Dolby Vision” at the time of its launch by LG. It incorporates a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analog converter) for enhanced audio playback. The smartphone features a fingerprint scanner at the back of it.