LG G6 Posts on XDA

LG Smart World to Receive 300 Applications Optimized for the LG G6’s Aspect Ratio

Both the LG G6 as well as the Galaxy S8 have a unique aspect ratio that we are not used to seeing on Android smartphones or tablets. Android software is designed so that it can run on a various number of device sizes, but changing up the aspect ratio tends to throw a wrench into how...

Editorial: The LG G6 User Experience Proves 18:9 Has a Long Way to Go Before It’s a Worthy Replacement

We’ve heard time and time again that 2017 is all about eradicating the bezel. One way or another, OEMs want you to forget that your phone is more than a screen. Thin bezels can make for an attractive phone, but it’s also an obsession that can hurt the user experience when taken too far. The first...

LG to Launch ‘LG Pay’ with the LG G6 in June

Not to be left behind by the likes of Samsung, Apple, and Google, LG is getting prepared to launch its own mobile payment service as early as June this year, at least in South Korea, as the company officially revealed. LG Pay has been rumored for a while now, so getting a proper timeline on when...

PSA: Latest OxygenOS OTA Brings Improved EIS 2.0 to OnePlus 3 & 3T [COMPARISON WITH PIXEL, LG G6]

With the launch of the OnePlus 3T, we saw the revision receive no additions to the rear camera, besides an improvement to video recording in the form of EIS 2.0 which OnePlus said would later arrive to the OnePlus 3 as well. While the feature was one of the talking points that the company used to advertise the OnePlus 3T...

Excessive Lag Time Between Device Announcement and Release is Killing Excitement

We've talked at length about how overhyping a product can create unreachable expectations, and it goes without saying that a complete lack of hype can be just as disastrous. However, neither is as damaging as hyping up a product and then letting that excitement die off before launch. People can't maintain excitement about a product that they were...

The LG G6 Has Awkward, Jaggy Display Corners… Here’s the Fix

LG's newest engineering miracle revolves around the LG G6's display, as the company ditched the modular functionality it introduced with the LG G5. This tall display has QHD levels of pixel density on a 2:1 ratio, flanked by thin bezels. Moreover, LG implemented rounded corners to make the device even more attractive to the eye. Something...

LG G6 Teardown: Don’t Expect Many Home Repairs

Most of us have suffered from a broken screen or a battery with diminished capacity after too many cycles. Thankfully many of us who frequent XDA also have the ability to replace or repair minor hardware faults such as these, and when purchasing a device we will take repairability into consideration. Join us as we teardown...

A Brief History of the Past, Present, and Future of Dual Camera Smartphones

I have little doubt that nearly all readers here at XDA are familiar with the dual camera setup that has lately become a touted feature of many smartphones across the value spectrum. However, the history of dual lens and smartphone camera sensors is quite a bit more complex and nuanced than the current implementations now in vogue. Of...

LG Launches The LG G6, Complete With Dual Cameras, 18:9 Ratio, and Google Assistant

It has now been a full year since the ill-fated launch of the G5, a device that aimed too high yet fell too short of it’ potential. After the device’s launch, it was mired by reports of questionable build quality and firm competition. Now at MWC 2017, LG Electronics is back with some major changes to the...

LG Officially Confirms The G6 Will Have Dual 13 MP Rear Cameras

LG is set to launch its much-anticipated flagship device, the LG G6, at the MWC show. Now just a week ahead of the official launch, LG has revealed some more details regarding the device's camera setup. In an official blog post earlier, LG has confirmed that the G6 will sport two 13 MP camera sensors on...

LG Talks About How the G6 Will Take Advantage of the 18:9 Display

Last month, we saw reports talking about the upcoming G6 from LG using a display with a unique aspect ratio. We normally see Android devices with displays using a 16:9 aspect ratio, or even a 16:10 in some cases. Some of the more recent tablets have opted for a 4:3 aspect ratio, but smartphones have...

LG G6 to Sport Better Quad DAC, Device to be Unveiled on February 26 at MWC 2017

LG is gearing up for its big reveal, as the company has sent out Press Invites for its upcoming launch event on February 26th at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. The LG G6 is going to be an ambitious attempt at a comeback by LG, as it seeks to look past the mistakes made...