The way in which issues are, LG may not have any surprises left when it unveils the LG G6 in lower than two weeks. It’s common apply is to drop bits and items of data main as much as the large reveal, which actually solely confirms what has already been leaked anyway. On this newest spherical, LG is virtually confirming the smartphone’s water proofing, a primary for its flagship line, promising peace of thoughts irrespective of the unintentional circumstances.
Customers have begun to anticipate excessive ranges of water resistance in premium smartphones, to the purpose that Google acquired some backlash over the Pixel’s lack of it. It’s a primary alternative for LG, who has additionally been holding again on that function for its flagship fashions.
“Resist Extra. Underneath Strain.” It’s a not so delicate reference to mud and water resistance. The second half might be a reference to stress beneath water however it is also the stress of 1’s posterior. Bend-resistance remains to be just about a factor, particularly with each high-end mannequin getting a JerryRigEverything torture check nowadays.
LG additionally dropped an earlier teaser relating to “Reliability”. Admittedly it’s a extra obscure time period that might imply something. In mild if the occasions of late 2016, nevertheless, reliability in opposition to battery defects that might doubtlessly result in fires. It is also referring to the battery itself, which might be giant sufficient to maintain the LG G6 dependable all all through the day. Although that half could be a bit debatable as LG supposedly traded the detachable battery for water resistance.
Thus far, LG has formally confirmed a “Massive Display That Matches”, referring to the “QHD+” display screen that may virtually be bezel-free, in addition to the Quad DAC audio that it launched within the LG V20 final yr. There’s additionally the improved thermal administration, that is also a step in the direction of reliability. LG additionally kind of admitted that it selected to go together with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 slightly than watch for the Snapdragon 835 with the intention to keep away from a really late Might launch.