Earlier this year, LG Electronics – the South Korean based multinational electronics company announced the LG G6 smartphone at a launch event held in New Delhi, India. well, the company today has announced two more variants of the smartphone in their domestic market. both, the new variants are dubbed as the LG G6+ and LG G6 32GB (previously rumored as LG G6 Pro). all the variants are differ by RAM size and in-built storage, rest of the features are same which was packed with G6.
The premium variant LG G6+ is packed with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of in-built storage. while, the economical variant LG G6 32GB is packed with lower in-built storage. coming back to the original variant, the G6 launched earlier featured 4GB of RAM and 64GB of in-built storage.
Commenting at the launch, LG Electronics MC Business CEO Joon-ho Cho stated, “The more you use the variety of consumer needs, the more attractive LG G6 will be to everyone. the company is expanding its product lineup based on its strategic premium smartphone LG G6, which will greatly expand consumer choice. this new product has been reflected in the customer’s request to provide a variety of functions and designs to enjoy the LG G6 by taste.”
The LG G6 + is 128GB of internal memory, twice the capacity of the existing 64GB. Given the increasing trend of smartphone apps that can not be stored in external memory recently, it is best for consumers who enjoy various games and convenient functions as apps. The wireless charging function of the standard Qi method is also installed. the device is packed with B & O play bundle earphone which offers listening to the premium sound provided by the Hi-Fi Quad DAC. The B & O logo is also added on the back of the product.
The LG G6 32GB with built-in 32GB internal memory is perfect for consumers who want to enjoy a big, cool full-vision display and the excellent sound quality of Hi-Fi Quad. In addition to Mystic White, which is the basic color of the existing LG G6, LG Electronics plans to release three colors in addition to Terra Gold and Marine Blue.
Difference between all variants of LG G6
|Variant||LG G6 +||LG G6||LG G6 32GB|
|Colors||Optical Terra Gold||Astro Black||Terra gold|
|Optical Marine Blue||Ice Platinum||Marine Blue|
|Optical Astro Black||Mystic White||Mystic White|
|Other notable features||Wireless charging function||NA||NA|
|B & O play bundle earphone|
The company also announced that a new software update is in the pipeline for all the variants which will add many convenient features including :
♥ Face recognition : the function recognizes the user’s face, even if the screen is turned off, the user can lift the product and brighten the face to release the lock screen. With this feature, there is no need to turn on the screen to check the face each time.
♥ Lower power consumption : The low-power algorithm that lowers standby power when a user is not using a smartphone also applies. For example, when using the exercise app, you can reduce battery consumption because you are driving at a lower power than usual when you calculate calories or calculate activity. the company has developed this algorithm based on Qualcomm‘s All-Ways Aware technology, which improves the user experience by knowing the user’s location and movement.
♥ Lens Blind Reminder : This function informs the user that when a wide-angle camera is used, the fingers around the lens prevent fingers that are not visible from the camera from appearing in the photograph.
The LG G6 smartphone sports a Metal Body with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on Screen and Rear Camera and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the Back. it features a 5.7-Inch QHD Plus FullVision Display with a resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels, 564 ppi and an Aspect Ratio of 18:9 – the smartphone comes with IP68 rating and is Water, Dust Resistance and, Shock Resistant. the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.35 GHz + 1.6 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit processor paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM. the smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat update with the LG UX 6.0 UI on top. it is packed with 64GB/128GB of internal storage which is expandable up-to a massive 2TB via MicroSD card support.
The highlight feature of the LG G6 smartphone is its Dual Rear Camera setup – the smartphone sports an 13MP Dual rear camera with one Standard-Angle Lens up-to 71 degrees, 1/3.06″ image sensor, and F/1.8 aperture for low light while the other with 13 MP Wide-Angle Lens up-to 125 degrees, 1/3.06″ image sensor, F/2.4 aperture for low light.
Check the detailed camera features below :
|• Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) – fast, stable autofocus for objects at long distance or in outdoor environments||• Camera and Video Zoom – up to 8x|
|• Camera Resolutions – up to 4160 x 3120||• Square Camera – divides the UI in two 1:1 squares; includes Snap Shot, Match Shot, Grid Shot, and Guide Shot|
|• Manual Mode – adjust shutter speed, ISO, exposure, white balance, and more; save image as RAW (JPEG + DNG)||• Pop-out Picture Mode – use both rear cameras to automatically add frame effects|
|• Optical Image Stabilization (OIS 2.0) – capture sharp images quickly with less blur||• Filter Effect – preset filter effects give photos a film-like look|
|• Tracking Focus – track and maintain focus on a moving object||• Burst Shot – hold the shutter button to take multiple shots in sequence|
|• Zero Shutter Lag – capture image immediately when shutter is pressed in camera mode||• 360 Panorama Mode – capture the whole scene with stitched together shots|
|• HDR Options – set HDR mode to on, off, or auto to control contrast in images||• Multi-view – create a photo or video collage with the dual rear and front cameras|
|• Zoom Out. Zoom In. – zoomcontinuously between standard and wide-angle lenses1||• Fast snapshot – double press volume key for direct access to camera, even when phone is in sleep mode|
On the front, there is 5Mp with support for Wide-Angle Lens upto 100 degree, F/2.2 aperature and features like Auto Shot, Gesture Shot, Gesture Interval Shot, Gesture View, Selfie Light and Beauty Shot.
The LG G6 smartphone can also captures 4K Ultra HD Video recording from its 13MP Dual Rear Camera with a resolution of 340 x 2160 and features Electronic Image Stabilization, Steady Record 2.0, Hi-Fi Video Recording, Slow Motion, Manual Mode, Noise Filter, Live Shot, Snap Video, Time Lapse, Quick Video Editor, Auto Edit, Live Zooming, Pause & Resume Video Recording, Video Screenshot and Geo Tagging.
The smartphone is also pre-loaded with Google Assistant and comes with tons of features which includes 360 degree Live Wallpaper, Collage Wallpapers, Comfort View (reduce eye strain with blue light emission), Smart Keyboard with Multi-language Support, Smart Doctor (phone diagnosis for improved performance), LG Health (Fitness app), Smart Lock, Smart Bulletin, Quick Memo, Customizable Home Touch Buttons, Battery Saver, QSlide to overlay two windows with adjustable sizing and transparency, Double tap to wake up/sleep along with a finger Print sensor.
The smartphone is backed with 3,300 mAh non-removable battery ans supports Quick Charge 3.0 – On the connectivity front. the smartphone includes options like 3G/4G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac , Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, DLNA, S-GPS, A-GPS, USB Type-C and Miracast. the smartphone measures at 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm and weighs around 163 grams.
Pricing and Availability
Coming to the pricing and availability, the LG G6+ and G6 32GB is priced at KRW 957,000 (roughly Rs. 54,100) and KRW 819,500 (roughly Rs. 46,300) respectively. both, the smartphone will go on sale starting from early next month in Korea market and followed by the global market sequentially.Facebook, Twitter, Telegram or Flipboard. you can also join our support group Smartphone Assistant for any queries related to your devices