Last year, global technology innovator LG Electronics blew away the Mobile World Congress with its G5 smartphone, garnering the most awards among all the other mobile powerhouses. Because of its worlwide success, expectations of tech experts were high in this year's MWC run, which launched its successor LG G6.
On Tuesday, April 18, two months after its global unveiling-where global tech experts Wired, Android Authority, Digital Trends, PCMag and TechRadar hailed the G6 as the best smartphone of MWC 2017, the multi-award-winning device officially opened its door its doors to be the Philippine market through a massive event at SM Mega Fashion Hall. Consumers, media partners and celebrities gathered together to experience LG's latest flagship, which projects itself as the ideal social media smartphone for any digitally-savvy user.
Endless display, compact body
Through consumer insights, research, development and innovation, LG G6 goes back to basics, empowering users to do more with its large screen while being compact enough to fit confortably in one hand. It comes with a 5.7-inch QHD+ Full Vision display, and for the first time ever in a smartphone, a highly functional 18:9 screen-to-body ratio. Compared to conventional 16:9 aspect ratio displays, the 18:9 format offers more viewing space and a more immersive experience when streaming videos and playing games.
Even with its large screen, the smartphone is easy to hold. Sculpted from aluminum and glass, the G6 offers a sleek minimalist design with rounded corners, extremely natrow bezels and a perfectly flat black-no camera bump to avoid or protect.
Video, audio and picture quality at its peak
More than the breakthrough 18:9 format and complementary design, LG G6 also stakes ots claim as the first smartphone to feature Dolby Vision technology. But not only does it support Dolby Vision, it also supports HDR 10, both of which ate standards for ahigh Dynamic Range (HDR), the picture quality technology which allows a wider range of color, luminosity and detail. With HDR content from Netflix and Amazon on the rise, users can watch popular shows in stunning HDR quality on the G6, enhanced by superior audio from its Hi-Fi Quad DAC feature.
The Camera technology of the G6 is also naturally advanced with its standard and wide angle settings for both rear and front cameras, dual 13MP rear cameras (including a 125-degree lens on the wide angle) and an expanded 100-degree field of view with the wide angle 5MP front camera. The G6 features Android's first ever Square Camera Mode, with a function that can divide the 18:9 screen into two identical squares for simultaneous photo taking, editing and uploading, as well as creative Instagram shots. Users can also up their food photography game with the popular Food Mode function.
Now in Philippine Shores
Prominent personalities like LA Tenorio and Sharlene San Pedro graced the event and encouraged the public to try out the smartphone, while respected industry names shared their own acclaims from different points of view.
LG G6 is now available in the Philippines in Astro Black, Ice Platinum and Mystic White retailing for Php 37,990.00. From April 17 to 30, 2017, buyers can avail of LG's pre-order promo and enjoy exclusive freebies worth Php 8,990 (an LG G6 case and LG Tone Infinitum bundle) as well as a one-year extended waranty. For more details, visit lg.com/ph , like @LGMobilePH on Facebook and follow @LGPhilippines on Twitter and Instagram.