LG Q6 review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Quick Verdict

If you like LG's design style but the asking price of the LG G6 is problematic, the Q6 is an excellent budget alternative.

The good

  • Good camera for a budget phone
  • Great display for a mid-range phone
  • Dual SIM

The bad

  • Lacklustre app performance
  • Plastic body
  • Ordinary battery life

LG Q6 at a glance
When was the LG Q6 released? July 2017
What’s new about the LG Q6? 5.5-inch Full HD display, minimised bezel, wide-angle selfie camera
How much does the LG Q6 cost? RRP $399

The LG Q6 is LG's budget homage to the LG G6, and it's a good option if you want a solid display and camera phone at an affordable pricepoint.

Most smartphone manufacturers tend to strictly differentiate their budget and premium lines, with only the most costly phones grabbing premium design and features. LG's pitch for the LG Q6 is that it's essentially a smaller LG G6 for the more cost-centric buyer who wants a full-screen Android handset.

Design

  • Face-filling 5.5-inch display is bright and crisp.
  • Dual-SIM support is a nice bonus for those who maintain two different phone numbers.

Camera

  • Photo quality is impressively high for a phone at this pricepoint.
  • Focus is a little slower than average which can make in-motion shots difficult to capture.

Performance

  • Middle-of-the-road performance for a budget handset.
  • LG's custom Android interface is relatively clean and light.

Battery life

  • The 3,000mAh battery delivers solid results comparable with other budget handsets.
  • All-day battery life is well within its capabilities.

Verdict

  • Thanks to its striking FullVision display, the LG Q6 is a standout budget smartphone well worth considering.

Pricing and availability

LG Q6

Screen with envy

Enjoy sharper entertainment on the go with the affordable LG Q6 and its massive FullVision display.

Promoted
  • The LG Q6 retails for $399, but you can find it selling for less at retailers such as Amazon, JB Hi-Fi and Officeworks.
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OS Android 7
Display size (inches) 5.5
Display resolution (pixels) 2160 x 1080
Pixels per inch (PPI) 442
Processor Snapdragon 435
Height (mm) 142.5
Width (mm) 69.3
Depth (mm) 8.1
Weight (g) 149
Battery size (mAh) 3,000
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 32GB
MicroSD expansion 256GB
Fingerprint scanner No
RAM 3
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 13
Rear camera (1) aperture f/2.2
Rear camera (2) resolution
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 5
Front camera (1) aperture f/2.2
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed Category 7
NFC support No
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Updated December 14th, 2018
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage Provider in CTA
MT6750
6.2
2160 x 1080
32GB
MT6750
5.5
2160 x 1080
32GB
Snapdragon 845
6.1
3120 x 1440
64GB
128GB
Snapdragon 835
6
2880 x 1440
128GB
Snapdragon 845
6.4
3120x1440
64GB
Snapdragon 435
5.5
2160 x 1080
32GB
MT6737M
5
854 x 480
8GB
MT6737
5
1280 × 720
16GB
Snapdragon 821
5.7
2880 x 1440
32GB
MT6750
5.3
1280 x 720
16GB
Snapdragon 820
5.7
2560 x 1440
64GB
MT6735
5.3
1280 × 720
16GB
Snapdragon 820
5.3
2560 x 1440
32GB
Snapdragon 410
5.7
1280 × 720
16GB
Snapdragon 808
5.5
2560 x 1440
32GB

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