LG G6 sales expected to hit over 5 million units set for MWC 2017

LG G6 sales expected to hit over 5 million units set for MWC 2017.
LG G6 sales expected to hit over 5 million units when its unveiled at forthcoming MWC 2017 in Barcelona. 2016 sales didn’t really thrive well for LG following losses incurred due to LG’s smart phone customer base low interest.

But, LG is changing their outcome with the eventual release of the much anticipated smart phone, LG G6. G6 release is expected to change the outcome of events with a projected sales of 5 million units when it finally hits the shelves coming 2017.

Also part of the come back, for LG in 2017, is the introduction of the foldable bendable smart phone feature in subsequent releases as in, Samsung patent for bendable devices.



LG G6 is a flagship device from LG, the device has impressed with its specs and screen display quality.

The smartphone supports the following network bands, we have:

  • 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300).

Thus with the above, we can easily infer that, the smartphone supports 2G, HSPA and 4G LTE network technologies.

LG G6 is a flagship device, so it doesn’t fall in the budget category of smartphone. The smartphone was unveiled in February of 2017.

The dimensions of the smartphone is 48.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm and its weight is 163 g.

The body aesthetics, is such that, the back is built with a Corning Gorilla Glass and the front too with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. While the frame is built with aluminum.

LG G6 comes with both a single nano SIM variant and a dual nano SIM card variant.

The screen display of the smartphone is IPS LCD type with 16M color variants. The smartphone had IP68 and the MIL STD-810 compliance to withstand environment factors, like exposure to dust, water and fall.

The smartphone is 5.7 inches in size with a display resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels and screen aspect ratio of 18:9. While it sports a 564 ppi density.

It has Dolby Vision, HDR10 and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 features.

The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system which is upgrade-able to Android 9.0 Pie running on the LG UX 8 UI.

The Chipset is the Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 (14 nm) chip. Which embodies a Quad-core (2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) processor. The GPU is Adreno 530 type. Which covers for all of the gaming  and graphics demand.

The smartphone comes in 4GB RAM and 32GB variant, 4GB RAM and 64GB variant, 4GB and 128GB variant, all also expandable to 1Tb by seeking for micro SD card.

As for the camera department, it is a dual camera setup that impresses with its image quality. We have a dual 13MP unit with f/1.8 aperture and 30mm wide angle.

The second rear camera is 13MP with f/2.4 aperture and 12mm ultra wide angle for capture. Features of both cameras includes, Dual-LED flash, HDR and panorama.

The video recording ability of the rear camera 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30/60fps.The selfie camera of the smartphone is a Single 5 MP with f/2.2 aperture and 18mm wide angle. While the video recording of the front camera is at 1080p@30fps.

The smartphone comes with loud speaker, 3.5 mm jack with active noise cancellation feature.

The smartphone supports WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, Radio FM, USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go. While sensors includes, Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer.

The battery of the smartphone is a non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery. With Fast battery charging. The adapter is a 18W type, with Quick Charge 3.0 feature.

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