LG has launched its latest flagship LG G6, at an event in India today. The LG G6 was already up for pre-booking on the company’s official India website, but the company has announced that the phone will go on sale tomorrow. Additionally, LG has bundled a few lucrative offers on the purchase of the smartphone.
The South Korean company officially unveiled its latest flagship LG G6 at the world’s largest mobile trade show, MWC 2017. The smartphone was made available in South Korea at a price of KRW 899,800 (around Rs. 51,200).
Specification wise, the LG G6 features a 5.7-inch Quad-HD+ (1440 x 2880 pixels) ‘full-vision’ LCD display with 18:9 aspect ratio which is said to be the highlight of the smartphone. The phone also comes with a ‘Zoom mode’ that can convert any content to 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the LG G6 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 821 processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. It comes in two storage options 32GB and 64GB.
The smartphone features a dual 13-megapixel rear camera setup that uses 71-degree to 125-degree wide-angle lens and OIS 2.0. On the front, it has a 5-megapixel sensor with 100-degree wide-angle lens. The fingerprint sensor on the device sits at the back panel of the phone, right below the camera module.
The LG G6 is backed by a non-removable 3300mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 3.0 for fast charging with USB Type-C port. The phone runs Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and integrates ‘Google Assistant’. In addition, the handset features a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analogue converter) for enhanced audio playback and IP68 water and dust resistance as well.
Pricing and availability
The LG G6 is priced at Rs. 51,990 in India. The smartphone will be made available from Tuesday, April 25. The LG G6 will be available on the online retail store Amazon India along with LG stores across the country.
LG is offering Rs. 10,000 cashback offer on SBI and HDFC card to those who buy the phone on Amazon. However., the offer is only valid for purchases made on April 25. Additionally, customers who have Reliance Jio SIM will get 100GB free data till March 18. They will get an extra 10GB of data as well on every recharge. There are EA Special gifts for 6 fun games (Temple Run 2, Spider-Man Unlimited, Crossy Road, SimCity BuildIt, Cookie Jam and Genies & Gems) worth Rs. 14,100 upon purchasing G6.
LG is offering a cashback of Rs. 2,000 for the customers who pre-book the smartphone before May 1. Meanwhile, the HDFC and SBI card users will get an additional cashback of up to Rs. 5,000, henceforth a total of Rs. 7,000 cashback on pre-booking. The offer on HDFC and SBI card is valid till May 31. Besides, the company is also offering a 50 percent discount on its Tone Active+ HBS-A100 wireless headset on pre-booking.