LG G6 Release Date In India, Specs, Price & Availability Details Leaked Ahead Of The Smartphone's Looming Launch [VIDEO]

21 April 2017, 6:46 am EDT By Vinay Patel Mobile & Apps
LG is all set to launch its G6 flagship smartphone in India on Monday, April 24.  ( David Ramos/Getty Images )

Samsung recently launched its long-awaited Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagship smartphones in India with much fanfare and now, the South Korean handset maker's rival LG is on the verge of launching its flagship smartphone dubbed the LG G6 in the country.

LG G6 Release Date, Price & Availability In India

The LG G6 will be unveiled at an event slated to kick off 11:30 am (IST), Monday, April 24. The Seoul-based tech firm will spill the beans about the device's pricing and availability at the launch event.

While the LG G6 is already up for pre-registration on the company's official website, details regarding the upcoming smartphone's pre-orders and pricing have found its way on the internet ahead of its official launch. If the leak is anything to go by, the LG G6 will come bearing a price tag of INR 53,000 (about $819) to INR 54,000 (about $834).

Those who pre-order the device will be eligible for a cashback offer of up to INR 7,000 (about $108). Aside from that, customers who pre-order the LG G6 will be able to get their hands on the Tone Active+ for a considerable 50 percent discount alongside the handset. The pre-order kicks off Friday, April 21 and will go in until April 30.

LG G6 Specifications

It can be recalled that the G6 was launched in South Korea with a price tag of KRW 899,800 (about $791). The G6's selling point is its 5.7-inch QHD+ FullVision display with 1440x2880 pixels resolution and an 18:9 (or 2:1) aspect ratio, contrary to industry standard (16:9). Optimized for the 18:9 aspect ratio, the LG G6 smartphones features the new UX 6.0.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 SoC fires up the G6, which packs 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, under the hood. Furthermore, the G6 was launched in two storage versions i.e. 32GB and 64GB. The storage on the device can be expanded up to 2TB via microSD card, Gadgets 360 reported.

In the photography front, the LG G6 sports a dual-camera setup at the back with two 13MP sensors; one for wide-angle shots (125-degree lens and f/2.4 aperture) and the other for regular shots (71-degree lens and OIS 2.0). At the front, there is a 5MP camera which is equipped with f/2.2 aperture and 100-degree lens.

The LG G6 is backed by a non-removable 3,300mAh battery, which is a departure from the previously launched LG devices that usually came with removable batteries. In terms of dimensions, the G6 measures 148.9x71.9x7.9mm and it weighs in at 163 grams.

As far as the network is concerned, the device supports LTE-A 3 Band CA. The LG G6 offers a slew of connectivity options including USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible), NFC, Bluetooth v4.2, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, News18 reported.

The LG G6 was announced as the first smartphone that supports Dolby Vision at the time of its arrival. The device comes with a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, which basically converts digital to analog for enhanced radio playback.

The smartphone features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It's also worth noting that the LG G6 has cleared the MIL-STD 810G military standard certification for durability.

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