Apr 06, 2017 04:02 PM EDT
It is one of the most intriguing smartphones announced this year apart from Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+. The LG G6 has finally rolled out this week across the globe after first unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 held in Barcelona last February. It is the latest flagship smartphones by LG and first introduced (available) in South Korea in March, while the international markets have been kept aside temporarily - until now.
Almost 200 carriers worldwide will be assigning the LG G6 as part of the market - throughout the major markets in North America Europe, Asia, and Central and South America. The G6 will be one of the flagship models introduced this year apart from the recently launched Galaxy S8 and the upcoming iPhone which will be revealed later in September.
LG's new flagship is equipped with a cutting-edge 5.7-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Although it is not curved screen like the Galaxy S8 and S7, the G6 features 1,440 x 2,880 resolution. However, although it is holding the status as the flagship smartphone, the G6 by LG is running under Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip - to which can be described as a generation behind - in terms of processing power. Its rival Samsung Galaxy S8 is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 835.
Other specifications of the G6 includes 4GB or RAM and comes with 32GB of storage (expandable through microSD slot up to 256 GB). It also sports 13 megapixels rear camera and powered by 3,300mAh battery. The LG G6 is rated IP68 for dust and water resistant capability, and will run Android 7.0 Nougat. It supports fast charging - which can charge 50% of the battery within 30 minutes.
In the US, the unlocked G6 goes for $719.99 at AT&T, $708 at Sprint, $650 at T-Mobile, and $672 at Verizon. In Europe, it can be had for €749 off-contract.
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