LG G6 launched in India at Rs 51,990: All you need to know
LG G6, the flagship from Samsung’s Korean rival, will be availble on Amazon.in from tomorrow at a price of Rs 51,990. Pre-orders will get a Rs 10,000 cashback on HDFC and SBI cards.tech Updated: Apr 24, 2017 16:36 IST
LG G6, the flagship from Samsung’s Korean rival that was showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, has been launched in India at a price of Rs 51,990 in an exclusive partnership with Amazon.in.
The LG G6’s pre-order has started and as a part of the pre-order LG is currently offering a cashback up to Rs 10,000 for HDFC and SBI card holders. The cashback is for one day only and can be availed via Amazon.in.
LG also launched a new fitness cum headphone device called LG Tone Active+ HBS-A100 at a price of Rs 9,990 and as a part of the pre-booking offer consumers can get a 50% discount deal on the wireless headset. You can pre-book through the LG website and via offline retailers.
Interestingly, LG is also giving away “EA special gifts” for 6 mobile games including Cookie Jam, Temple Run 2, and Spider-Man Unlimited among others. The company claims that it is providing Play Store Games worth Rs 14,000 free on purchase of the phone
In terms of specifications, the LG G6 smartphone, which runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, features a 5.7-inch QHD+ (1440x2880 pixels) FullVision display with an 18:9 (or 2:1) aspect ratio instead of industry standard (16:9). The phone was launched with the new UX 6.0 that company said has been optimised for the 18:9 aspect ratio.
- Display: 5.7-inch FullVision display in a 5.2-inch body
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 32/64GB expandable upto 2TB
- Rear camera: Dual rear camera setup with 13-megapixel wide-angle and standard lenses
- Front camera: 5-megapixel wide-angle lens
- Operating system: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Battery: 3,300 mAh
- Connectivity: WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth
- Audio: Dolby Vision supported 32-bit Hi-Fi audio DAC
- Colours: Ice Platinum, Mystic White and Astro Black
- Price: Rs 51,990
LG G6 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The LG G6 was launched in two storage variants - 32GB and 64GB. The storage on the LG G6 is expandable via microSD card (up to 2TB).
In terms of optics, the new LG flagship smartphone comes with a dual-camera setup at rear end with two 13-megapixel sensors - one for wide-angle shots with 125-degree lens and f/2.4 aperture, and the other for regular shots with 71-degree lens and OIS 2.0. At front, the G6 features a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 100-degree lens.
The LG G6 houses a non-removable 3300mAh battery.Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0 connectivity options. The new LG G6 will be available in Astro Black, Ice Platinum, and Mystic White colour options.
Other notable features on the LG G6 includes a Dolby Vision supported 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analogue converter) for enhanced audio playback. The phone packs a fingerprint scanner at the back as well. Another distinction is that it has passed the MIL-STD 810G military standard certification for durability.
First Published: Apr 24, 2017 15:08 IST