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LG G6 / LG G6 Dual H870DS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 reviews of LG G6 / LG G6 Dual H870DS. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the portability and camera. The performance and design also get good feedback, whereas opinions about the size and sound are mixed.

screen, design, performance, camera, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG G6 / LG G6 Dual H870DS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

LG G6 review

 

A great screen in a stylish body

Great screen ; Water-resistant body

Older chipset ; Removable battery gone ; Expensive for what's inside

The G6 is a great phone from LG, one that pushes the brand back to the forefront of the smartphone pile in terms of design and screen. However, lower-spec performance and not upgrading the camera in a meaningful way while still charging a huge premium...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: (t3.com)

LG G6 review: a great gimmick-free smartphone

 

With a stunning screen, Google Assistant, 60fps 4K video recording, expandable storage, this is LG's best phone, ever

Large 18:9 display ; Premium design ; Waterproofing

Slightly hollow feel ; UI ; 2016 chipset

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Hands on LG G6 review: a definite step on with super Quad HD+ display, waterproofing and general wonderment

 

With a stunning screen, Google Assistant, 60fps 4K video recording, expandable storage and a stunning skin you'll feel like a G6

Wonderful 18:9 display ; Expandable storage ; 60fps 4K video recording ; Waterproofing

Back not the best-looking ; Removable battery has gone

Expert review by: Christopher Minasians (expertreviews.co.uk)

LG G6 review: Now cheaper, but still outclassed by Galaxy S8

 

The LG G6's stretched-out display makes it a pleasure to use, but you should probably wait for the Samsung Galaxy S8

Display ; Camera app ; Build quality

Price ; Performance

So while the LG G6 is a fantastic phone in its own right, it isn’t the Samsung Galaxy S8 killer we were hoping for. If the price falls as quickly as the LG G5’s price did last year, this conclusion may change. For now, though, I advise you wait and see...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Henry Burrell (pcadvisor.co.uk)

The LG G6 does everything close to perfect

 

LG's recent smartphone struggles should be set to change with the G6. But does the LG brand hold the necessary clout to go toe to toe with Samsung?

The LG G6 is no doubt a striking smartphone. Metal and glass shimmer while the huge 18:9 screen is impressively brought to life with the improved software and its rounded corner design. It is a more refined smartphone than both the G4 and G5, and...

Jun, 2017

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Andy Boxall (digitaltrends.com)

LG G6 review

 

The LG G6 proves that big-screen phones can come in small packages. It's the best Android phone you can buy.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Lynn La (cnet.com)

LG G6 review

 

In high school, being different only works if you're also cool. Otherwise, you get mocked or, possibly worse, completely ignored. LG can no doubt relate.

The beautifully design LG G6 is water-resistant with a tall, expansive display and an extra wide-angle camera.

The phone is LG's first flagship in years without a removable battery. It has last year's Snapdragon 821 chipset.

The LG G6 is a gorgeous phone and those wary of Samsung should get it.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

LG G6 review: Finally back in the race

 

After LG went wild with the G5, this year's flagship G6 can't help but seem a little subdued by comparison. That's alright, though: It's full of notable improvements, from the water-resistant body to the beautiful, extra-long screen. Plus, the...

Gorgeous 18:9 display ; Solid performance despite older chip ; Dual camera offers lots of flexibility ; It’s water-resistant!

LG’s interface still isn’t for everyone ; Disappointing battery life ; Plain industrial design ; Unimpressive audio

There's no doubt about it: The G6 represents some of LG's best smartphone work ever. Sure, it's not perfect: Audio is pretty weak, and so is the battery. None of that takes away from the fact that LG has built a phone that feels ready to compete with...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

LG G6

 

The G6 is a phone LG needs. Whether it has any chance of beating the Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 (or upcoming iPhone 8) remains to be seen, but with the G6 LG has finally made a good-looking phone free of gimmicks.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

LG G6 review

 

An interesting new screen, but audio performance has taken a step back...

Sharp, bright screen with HDR support ; Decent and fun cameras ; Good battery life ; Fast performance

Screen lacks content to make the most of it ; Audio needs to be better balanced and more dynamic

The LG G6 has a new screen and lots to like besides, but its audio performance lets it down

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3300
Standby time (3G):100
Talk time (3G):4

Call management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y
Voice dialing:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:8
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
ISO sensitivity:Auto
Maximum frame rate:120
Multi-shot:Y
Night mode:Y
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3.06
Rear camera aperture number:1.8
Rear Camera Resolution:4160 x 3120
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Second rear camera aperture number:2.2 / 2.4
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Self-timer:Y
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p,2160p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
White Balance:Auto
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Platinum / Silver / White
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP68
Protection features:Dust resistant, Shock resistant, Waterproof / Dust resistant, Water resistant

Display

Aspect Ratio:18:9
Display diagonal:14.5
Display number of colours:16 million colours
Display Resolution:1440 x 2880 / 2880 x 1440
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:564 / 565
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC,AAC+,AC3,ADPCM,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,DSD,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OGG,OPUS,PCM,Vorbis,WMA
Equalizer:Y
FM radio:Y
Radio Data System (RDS):Y
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,H.265,MPEG4,VP8,VP9,XVID

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Barometer:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:CDMA,UMTS / HSDPA,HSUPA
4G:Y
4G bands supported:800,1800,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, GOEP, HFP, HID, HOGP, MAP, OPP, Pan, PBAP, SAP, SPP / A2DP, AVRCP, GOEP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, Pan, PBAP, SPP
Bluetooth version:4.2 / 4.2 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Adreno 530
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Ringtones, Themes, Wallpaper, Widgets
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.35
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:821

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7 / 7.0 Nougat

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:4
Internal RAM type:LPDDR4
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:2000 / 2048
RAM capacity:4
RAM Type:LPDDR4
USB mass storage:Y
User memory:22

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.9
Height :148.9
Weight:162 / 163
Width:71.9