LG G6 review: Plans | Pricing | Specs


  • Display

    5.7 inches

    1440 x 2880

  • Storage

    32GB, 64GB

  • Battery size

    3,300 mAh

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The LG G6 combines a solid design with an attractive set of mostly premium features in an appealing way.

The good

  • Premium performance
  • Dual lens works well
  • Water-resistant
  • Improved battery life
  • Integrated Google Assistant
  • Quick fingerprint sensor
  • Great display screen
  • Attractive price point

The bad

  • Odd launcher choices
  • Big and bulky
  • No dual SIM option for Australia
  • No more removable battery
  • Evolutionary, not revolutionary

LG’s G6 takes a simple approach to delivering premium value that works exceptionally well.

LG’s hopes were very high indeed for the modular LG G5. LG took big risks with the G5, opting for a modular approach that it saw as one potential future for the smartphone business. Sadly for LG, consumers didn’t come along for the ride, unimpressed with a phone that was difficult to use and felt poor in the hand for a device that was priced at a premium level.

So for the LG G6, the company went back to basics, designing a premium smartphone that looks the part while delivering some cutting-edge features. It’s not the most innovative approach, but it’s one that firmly sees it back on a path that should appeal to a much wider range of consumers.


  • The large 5.7-inch screen and expansive 18:9 aspect ratio make for an attractive visual experience.
  • Feels like a sturdy, premium phone.


  • Secondary 13MP wide-angle lens lends itself well to landscape photography.
  • Switching between standard and wide-angle lenses is seamless.


  • Comfortably handled every app and game we threw at it.
  • Delivers the snappiness you'd expect from a premium smartphone.

Battery life

  • A significant improvement over the G5's dismal battery life.
  • No longer being able to remove the battery is slightly disappointing.


  • An attractive premium smartphone that marks a return to form for LG.

Pricing and availability


Lookin' good

With a bright and bold 5.7-inch screen, an IP68 water resistance rating and plenty of power under the hood, the LG G6 is a strong contender in the premium smartphone space.


  • The LG G6 is currently retailing for around $550 to $600 at sites like Catch and Kogan.

LG G6 specs



Physical dimensions


Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5.7 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2880
Pixels per inch (PPI) 564
Rear camera megapixels 13MP + 13MP
Rear camera aperture size f/1.8 + f/2.4
Video recording 4K
Front camera megapixels 5MP
Front camera aperture size f/2.2
Dimensions 148.9mm x 71.9mm x 7.9mm
Weight 163g
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 11
Processor Snapdragon 821
Operating system Android 7
Internal storage



External storage support Up to 2TB
Battery capacity 3,300mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Water resistance IP68
Wireless charging No

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