Just a week after the LG V30 launch, LG has now slashed the price of its G6 smartphone in USA. The LG G6 32GB unlocked smartphone that was launched in USA in April for $699.99, is now available on Amazon online store for $469.99. This gives it a price slash about $230 on the Black color model.
Whether this is a temporary price slash or a permanent one remains to be seen. Interestingly, the price slash is not reflecting on LG G6 32GB Platinum color variant is now listed with a price tag of $549.99, $80 higher compared to the Black color model.
The highlight feature on this new LG flagship smartphone is its 5.7-inch FullVision display with QHD+ (1440×2880 pixels) resolution with an 18:9 (or 2:1) aspect ratio instead of the industry standard (16:9). The phone was launched with the new UX 6.0 -based on Android 7.0 Nougat that the company said has been optimized for the 18:9 aspect ratio.
It was also the first smartphone with Dolby Vision support at the time of its launch. It features a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analog converter) for enhanced audio playback as well. The phone packs a fingerprint scanner at the back as well. Another distinction is that it has passed the MIL-STD 810G military standard certification for durability.
The handset is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be further expandable via microSD card (up to 2TB). The smartphone comes with a dual-camera setup at the rear end with two 13-megapixel sensors – one for wide-angle shots with 125-degree lens and f/2.4 aperture, and the other for regular shots with 71-degree lens and OIS 2.0. For selfie, it features a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 100-degree lens.