LG G6 Review India

The LG G6 has been launched in India today and have been priced at Rs 51,999. The company will be selling this exclusively online on Amazon initially, pre-booking for which has already started.

Key specifications:

  • Display: Feature a 5.7-inch QHD+ (2,880 x 1,440 resolution) FullVision display, and for the first time ever in a smartphone, an 18:9 screen aspect ratio.
  • Rear Camera: Dual 13MP rear cameras setup with a combination of 13-megapixel Wide (F2.4 / 125°) and 13-megapixel Standard OIS 2.0 (F1.8 / 71°) sensor with LED flash, including a 125-degree lens on the wide angle.
  • Front Camera: On the front it has a 5-megapixel Wide (F2.2 / 100°) selfie camera.
  • Size: The handset measures 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9mm and weighs 163 grams.
  • Processor: Device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor
  • Color: Buyers get color choices of Mystic White, Astro Black, and Ice Platinum.
  • RAM: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 2TB via MicroSD card
  • Operating system: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Battery: A 3,300mAh (embedded) battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. It also houses a fingerprint scanner and comes with USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible) as well.
  • Other specifications: 4G/LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a, b, g, n, ac), Bluetooth 4.2 BLE, NFC, Water and Dust Resistant support, UX 6.0, Dolby Vision, HDR10 and 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC

Where you can buy LG G6:

The LG G6 will be sold exclusively through Amazon India e-commerce site (www.amazon.in) from April 25, 2017. At the later stage, it will be sold through offline auth

LG G6 Launch Offers:

Company is offering range of offers for those who pre-register for the device

  • LG G6 buyers will get a cash back of Rs 5,000 when using HDFC and SBI cards.
  • An additional Rs 2,000 cash back offer on pre-booking of the LG G6.
  • Offering EA Special gifts worth Rs 14,100 on six games, which are Temple Run 2, Cookie Jam, Simcity Buildit, Spider-Man Unlimited, Genies & Gems and Crossy Road
  • LG is also offering the LG Tone Active+ wireless headset at 50 percent discount with the G6. After the discount, price of the wireless headset comes down to Rs 4,995.
  • Tied up with Reliance Jio to bundle 10GB of additional data on every recharge of Rs 309

LG G6 Competition:

At the given price range, the smartphone will compete directly with Samsung Galaxy S8 and Google Pixel XL, which has been launched last week at Rs 57,900. Also, it will be competing in the future against Xiaomi Mi 6 and upcoming Apple iPhone 8.

  • LG G6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: My vote goes for S8 here, if you have the budget since its more expensive. The main reasons are
    • Longer battery life
    • Superior chipset
    • Better looks
  • LG G6 vs. Google Pixel XL: I will personally go for LG G6 despite Pixel XL having superior camera quality owing to following reasons
    • It’s more expensive
    • Non-waterproof
    • Doesn’t have expandable storage
Feature comparison LG G6 Samsung Galaxy S8 Google Pixel XL
Display size, resolution 5.7-inch, 2,880×1,440 pixels 5.8-inch; 2,960×1,440 pixels 5.5-inch; 2,560×1,440 pixels
Pixel density 565 ppi 570 ppi 534 ppi
Dimensions (Inches) 5.86×2.83×0.31 in 5.86×2.68×0.315 in 6.1x3x0.34 in (at its thickest)
Dimensions (Millimeters) 148.9×71.97.x7.9 mm 148.9×68.1×8 mm 154.7×75.7×8.6 mm (at its thickest)
Weight (Ounces, Grams) 5.7 oz; 162g 5.5 oz; 155g 5.92 oz; 168g
Mobile software Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.1 Nougat
Camera 13-megapixel (standard), 13-megapixel (wide) 12-megapixel 12.3-megapixel
Front-facing camera 5-megapixel 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Video capture 4K 4K 4K
Processor 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821 with Adreno 530 GPU Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (2.35GHz+1.9GHz) or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 (2.35GHz+1.7GHz) 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Storage 32GB 64GB 32GB, 128GB
RAM 4GB 4GB 4GB
Expandable storage Up to 2TB Up to 2TB None
Battery 3,300mAh (nonremovable) 3,000mAh (nonremovable) 3,450mAh (nonremovable)
Fingerprint sensor Back cover Back cover Back cover
Connector USB-C USB-C USB-C
Special features 18:9 aspect ratio; wireless charging (US-only); water-resistant Water-resistant (IP68); wireless charging; Gigabit LTE-ready Google Assistant; unlimited cloud storage; Daydream VR-ready
Price (Rs) 51,999 57,900 57000

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