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The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 is now live and LG just revealed the most intriguing smartphone of the year with a Dual 13 MP rear camera with wide angle lenses, latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat, built in Google Assistant, waterproof technology, Gorilla Glass on the front, back and even on the camera lenses, and much more. The LG G6 sports much more stunning features which are listed below.

Let’s start with the hardware specifications. The G6 is fitted with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor backed by whopping 4 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB of ROM. The SoC is not the latest in town but it sure does it’s work as the LG UI has been fully optimized. Moreover, the LG G6 comes with the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware out of the box and will sure receive the newer Android 7.1.2 once it gets out of the Public Beta program from Google.

LG G6 first look user interface Android 7.11. Nougat

The LG G6 dawns a 5.7 inch Quad HD display and the screen is curved on the edges making it resistant to drops. The UI is clean and resembles a lot to the LG G5 and the V20 with flat icons. The LCD display has a resolution of 2880×1440 or 564PPI and an aspect ratio of 18:9, thus making it look taller.

LG G6 _ Design Video Full vision display

It comes with dual 13MP rear cameras – one with a wide angle lens at 125 degrees and another standard lens at 71 degrees. The front facing camera is a standard 5MP. The G6 is fitted wth a single bottom-firing speaker.

LG G6 Official Product Video wide angle camers

Other miscellaneous specification of the LG G6 includes a bigger 3300 mAh battery, a USB-C port with Quick Charge 3.0, waterproof, dust resistant, and much more. The body is compact with an IP68 grading of waterproofing technology, dust resistance, and a rear fingerprint scanner.

LG G6 comes with a built-in Google Assistant

The Google Assistant currently supports the devices running Android 7.1.1 Nougat officially like the Nexus series and the Google Pixel series. However, LG has brought the support to its flagship device.

LG G6 design video

LG G6 official product video

LG G6 video from the Verge

LG G6 specifications

MWC 2017 LG G6 specifications

LG G6 structure Dimensions 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm (5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
– Water-resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Screen Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches (~78.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2880 pixels (~564 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
– Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
– Always-on display
– LG UX 6.0 UI
S/W and H/W OS Android v7.1.1 Nougat
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
CPU Quad-core (2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 530
Camera Cameras Dual 13 MP (f/1.8, OIS, 3-axis) + 13 MP (f/2.4), laser autofocus, LED flash
Features 1/3″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected], HDR, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec.
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.2, 1080p

The G6 seems to be ta flagship killer of 2017. Let’s wait for its rivals like Samsung Galaxy S6, Huawei P10, Motorola, Sony, Xiaomi, and more.