LG has launched its latest flagship, the G6 at the MWC event today. The G6 would be the first LG phone which would run on the new UX 6.0 while also sports 5.7-inch QHD+ FullVision display with a 18:9 aspect ratio. This means it is longer and narrower that the current industry standard of 16:9. It also has a fingerprint sensor at the back.
LG is calling the new aspect standard as the Univisium aspect ration, and according to LG the cinemas, TVs and smartphones will all be moving towards the new aspect ratio. The company states that several apps in Google Play as well, and several content creators like Amazon are working towards making content compatible for the new aspect standard used on the LG G6.
The new flagship is touted to be the “first smartphone with supports Dolby Vision.” It also supports HDR10 tech. The LG G6 is the first phone to come with Dolby Vision video support, and Dolby has confirmed that there are 90 movies with Dolby Vision already compatible.
LG at the keynote stressed that the G6 body width is 72mm and the bottom bezel is important for more reliability while handling the phone. The G6 runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC for enhanced audio playback. The G6 will be available in two variants 32GB/64GB with additional expandable storage of up to 2TB.
The LG G6 comes with dual cameras with one 13MP sensor for wide angle and one 13MP sensor for regular shots. Front camera is a 5MP wide angle lens with autofocus. The smartphone is powered by a 3300mAh non-removable battery. The company has yet not detailed anything about the pricing details....