MANILA, July 14, 2017 – LG Electronics Philippines announced that the LG Q6, part of its new Q series, will be the first smartphone to offer the FullVision display following the LG Q6.
LG’s Q series is the company’s latest line of powerful, mid-range smartphones which boasts of the essential features of LG premium phones at exceptional price points. As the first in the Q series to be launched, the LG Q6 features some of the most desired innovations from LG’s premium Q6 smartphone and packages them in a sleek, stunning body highlighted by its FullVision display with minimized bezels.
At a time when minimized bezels are an emerging trend in premium smartphones, the Q6 is the first smartphone in the mid-price category to bring this feature to the masses. The unique 5.5-inch FHD+ FullVision display in the LG Q6 with its 18:9 aspect ratio makes video browsing, gaming and multi-tasking more immersive. The smartphone’s “bezel-less” form factor was designed to maximize the screen while still preventing accidental touching of the screen when being held.
With no unsightly camera bump and sleek appearance, the Q6 features attractive curves with rounded corners of the body matching the corners of the display. Packaged in a stylish metallic frame, the Q6 manages to be both lightweight and sturdy for a more durable day-to-day usage experience.
And not only does the Q6 look good, but it is also extremely easy to use. Benefiting from ergonomic research during the development of the LG G6, the Q6 is also comfortable to hold and use with one hand. In another nod to user convenience, LG’s proprietary Face Recognition feature allows owners to unlock the Q6 faster and with less hassle than other facial recognition technologies currently available.
As expected, the LG Q6 carries on LG’s heritage of excellence in optics. The smartphone incorporates a 100-degree wide angle selfie camera that allows shutterbugs to include a large group of friends and family in the shot without effort. The camera’s improved LG UX 6.0 takes full advantage of the 18:9 aspect ratio of the FullVision display. Square Camera Mode makes it easy to “share your squares” or create photo collages using multiple square images.
The LG Q6 is also durable. The metal frame surrounding the Q6 is constructed of ultra-strong 7000 series aluminum, one of the highest strength aluminum alloys available and used extensively in industries such as aerospace. The device is subjected to LG’s demanding regimen of over 20 battery tests which include heat, penetration and shock, conditions more stringent than international testing protocols. And to disperse heat inside the unit, a thermal pad cooling system is placed and the components are also positioned as far from each other as possible.
“We look forward to introducing the LG Q6 to the Philippine market,” LG Mobile Philippines VP Jay Won said. “We believe that its premium features, top-notch performance and competitive price point would really appeal to our digitally-savvy consumers. With Q6, LG again addresses consumer needs with advanced technology, and now many can enjoy it thanks to its affordability.”
The LG Q6 will be available in the Philippines next month. For more details, visit lg.com/ph, like @LGMobilePH on Facebook and follow @LGPhilippines on Twitter and Instagram.
Key Specifications (Philippine version)
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon™
- Display: 5.5-inch 18:9 FHD+ FullVision Display (2160 x 1080 / 442ppi)
- Q6: 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM
- Camera: Rear 13MP Standard / Front 5MP Wide Angle
- Battery: 3,000mAh (Non-Removable)
- Operating System: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
- Size: 142.5 x 69.3 x 8.1mm
- Weight: 149g
- Network: LTE / 3G / 2G
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n / Bluetooth 4.2/ USB Type-B 2.0
- Q6: Final colors TBC
- Other: Face Recognition / Google Assistant / Square Camera / Steady Record / FM Radio