The company LG announced the start of sales in Russia the new flagship smartphone LG G6. The main feature of novelty was the display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and Dolby Vision, which provides cinematic quality images. A large screen with a diagonal of 5.7 inches fitted into a compact body of a standard smartphone with a diagonal of 5.3 inches. Also the device is equipped with a wide angle of main and front cameras. Through the use of durable materials, the smartphone is resistant to drops, which is confirmed by military certificate MIL-STD-810G. Besides, it is protected from ingress of water or dust to standard IP68.
Thanks to the new aspect ratio of 18:9 novelty is the increased area of the screen, which is 80.7 per cent of the front surface of the device. Frame all sides were as narrow as possible. Glass back panel of the smartphone is made of scratch-resistant glass Gorilla Glass 5. Housing LG G6 is fully protected against dust and allows immersion in water to a depth of 1.5 m for 30 min. the Unit meets all requirements of international standards and successfully passed the more stringent tests at elevated temperatures and reiterated his resistance to damage by sharp objects. For the first time LG has used a smartphone specially designed heat dissipation technology using heat pipes. To further improve the heat sink’s engineers placed the components with the highest dissipation as far as possible from each other. This ensures the protection of the smartphone from overheating and fire.
LG G6 became the first smartphone of the manufacturer with support for Dolby Vision c extended dynamic range. Dolby Vision delivers an even more realistic image with bright lighting, clear contrast and rich colors.
The new flagship also features high-quality sound. Built-in digital-to-analog Converter Hi-Fi Quad plays 50% more clear sound compared with a single digital-to-analog Converter. In addition, LG G6 is able to record Hi-Fi audio and video, providing a voluminous and rich sound by using two microphones AOR and high-fidelity recording.
LG G6 is equipped with a basic 13-megapixel camera with a shooting angle of 125 degrees and a 13-megapixel camera with a shooting angle 71 degrees. To switch the camera on wide angle mode, just press the icon located on the screen while pointing the lens. The zoom control allows you to smoothly change the focal length from wide-angle to standard even when shooting in 4K. Wide angle lens front camera has a resolution of 5 megapixels and the shooting angle of 100 degrees. This allows you to do selfe as one person and a big company – without distortion around the edges.
Especially for users of social networking LG has developed a photography function “square”. Screen format 18:9 is divided into two squares, providing images with an aspect ratio of 1:1, suitable for Instagram and other social networks, and also for the exchange of the messengers. The camera interface allows you to select other aspect ratio: 4:3, 16:9 or 18:9. LG G6 users can also create animated gifs containing from 2 to 100 individual images from the gallery.
Key features LG G6:
- display: 5.7″, FullVision, 2880х1440 pixels and 564 ppi, aspect ratio 18:9, Dolby Vision and HDR10;
- CPU: Quad core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 821;
- graphics accelerator: Adreno 530;
- RAM: 4 GB LPDDR4;
- the amount of internal memory: 64 GB UFS 2.0;
- memory card support: microSD up to 2 TB.
- main camera: 13 MP, f/1,8, optical image stabilization OIS 2.0;
- secondary camera: 13 MP, f/2.4, viewing angle 125 degrees;
- front camera: 5 MP, f/2.2, and the angle of 100 degrees;
- wireless interfaces: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, NFC;
- connector: USB Type-C 2.0(compatible with standard 3.1);
- battery: 3 300 mAh, support fast charging Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0;
- fingerprint scanner: on the back side;
- protection against water and dust: IP68, MIL-STD-810;
- materials: plated back cover – Gorilla Glass 5, glass display, Gorilla Glass 3, the camera glass is Gorilla Glass 3;
- sound: 32-bit DAC Hi-Fi Quad Hi-Fi audio;
- OS: Android Nougat with a proprietary shell LG UX 6.0;
- dimensions of 148.9 x 71,9 x 7.9 mm;
- weight: 163 g;
- colors: cosmic black, platinum ice, mystic white.
LG G6 is already available for a suggested retail price 51 990 rubles. Until 30 April as a gift for buying the smartphone buyers will get LG Watch Style.
Watch Style designed for urban dwellers who need a smart watch with an unusual appearance. They are available in three colors: silver, titanium and rose gold. Removable straps allow you to easily and quickly change the look hours depending on the wardrobe or the mood of the owner. The thickness is 10,79 mm. the Housing corresponds to protection class IP67. The watch is a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 2100 Wear, designed for wearable electronics. LG Watch Style come with pre-installed voice assistant Google Assistant.