|Dimensions||148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm (5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||162 g (5.75 oz)|
|Operating system||Android 7.1 "Nougat"|
|System on chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821|
|Memory||4 GB LPDDR4 RAM|
|Storage||32 or 64 GB|
|Battery||3300 mAh Li-Po, non removable|
|Data inputs||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum|
|Display||5.7 in (140 mm) 2880×1440 1440p IPS LCD|
13 MP (f/1.8, OIS, 3-axis) + 13 MP (f/2.4), active autofocus, LED flash2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
|Front camera||5 MP, f/2.2, 1080p|
|Sound||Mono speaker, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
|Connectivity||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector + 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-fi, dual-band + Bluetooth 4.2 + NFC + Radio + GPS|
The LG G6 utilizes a metal chassis with a glass backing, and is IP68-rated for water and dust-resistance. It will be available in black, white, and silver-color finishes. The G6 features a 5.7-inch 1440p IPS LCD display, supporting HDR10 and Dolby Vision. LG stated that it intended for the G6 to be a large-screened phone that would still be compact and feasible for one-handed use; the display uses a 2:1 (marketed as 18:9, "FullVision") aspect ratio that is taller than the 16:9 displays used by the majority of smartphones. The G6 was also designed with slim bezels, and is slightly smaller in size than the G5. To allow for reinforcement around the corners of the display, the display panel itself has rounded edges.
The G6 utilizes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 system-on-chip with 4 GB of RAM. It will be offered in models with 32 GB and 64 GB of internal storage, expandable via SD card. The G6 includes a 3300 mAh battery; unlike the G5, it is not user-accessible. U.S. models will support wireless charging, and all models will support Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. Models in selected Asian markets will include quad Digital-to-analog converters (DAC) to enhance sound output. The G6 drops the modular accessory system of the G5, which had been panned by critics. Similarly to the G5, the G6 features dual rear-facing cameras, with a standard and wide-angle lens. Both utilize 13-megapixel sensors.
LG G6 ships with Android 7.1 "Nougat" and LG UX. Some of LG's in-house applications have enhanced landscape modes intended to complement the 2:1 display; the camera app features shooting modes designed for use with square, 1:1 aspect ratio photos, and can display a camera roll sidebar when taking traditional 4:3 photos. The screen size also complements Android Nougat's native split-screen mode for running multiple apps at once. LG announced that it would provide a promotional "G6 Game Collection" offer with US$200 worth of in-game content for six games on Google Play Store (including Crossy Road and Temple Run 2), oriented towards those built for one-handed play and optimizations for the aspect ratio.
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