tech2 News StaffApr 24, 2017 10:11:20 IST
LG India is all set to launch the flagship, LG G6 in India today. The launch event will be held in New Delhi at 11:30 AM where the company will reveal further details about the availability date and any bundled offers. The company has revealed some of the launch offers about cashback while buying the latest LG flagship.
LG India is offering Rs 5,000 cash back for the customers who use HDFC or SBI cards to purchase the smartphone.
— Mahesh Telecom (@MAHESHTELECOM) April 21, 2017
The company is also offering an extra Rs 2,000 off as ‘Special Pre-Booking Offer’, along with 50 percent off on Tone Active+ HBS-A100 along with the G6.
Mahesh Telecom hinted that the LG G6 will be available from 29 April for Rs 51,990. This comes days after the company sent us the launch invite. LG had previously opened a pre-registration page on its website for potential LG G6 buyers. G6 was revealed during Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona almost two months back.
LG G6 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset, which is the last generation flagship along with 4 GB RAM. In terms of storage, you get 32 GB onboard storage with the option to expand the storage using a microSD card. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat along with the LG skin atop it called UX 6. Google Assistant will come baked in with LG G6.
It comes with a 3300 mAh battery and measures 7.9 mm thick and weighs 163 g. The LG G6 comes with an all metal body along with glass construction, with rounded corners. LG has ensured that the camera module is flush with the rear side of the phone. The LG G6 is also the first LG phone to come with IP68 certification which ensures water and dust resistance.
The main feature of the LG G6 is it’s 18:9 aspect ratio display. The phone features a 5.7-inch QuadHD+ resolution (2880 x 1440 pixels) with the FullVision display. LG claims to have solved the problem of large size displays in compact phone bodies with the FullVision display. The focus was on providing a large display phone which is capable of being used one-handed.
LG G6 will also be the first smartphone to support Dolby Vision. Apart from this, it will support HDR 10 as well. The LG G6 comes with two 13 MP rear cameras, one of which has a wide angle lens where as the other one showing normal view. There is a 5 MP front facing camera which has a 100-degree field of view which provides wide-angle selfies.
The 13 MP regular rear camera comes with a f/1.8 aperture and supports optical image stabilisation, whereas the wide-angle 13 MP camera comes with an f/2.4 aperture without any image stabilisation. Battery capacity has been bumped up from the one that was found on its predecessor, to 3300mAh. It supports fast charging and comes with a USB Type-C port for the same.
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