A few times in the past, we’ve seen LG launch a smaller version of its flagship devices. We saw it with the G4 in the G4c, G5 with the G5 Mini, and so on and so forth. A new report today claims LG is indeed working on a smaller version of the G6, but no official name has been dropped yet. For now, we’ll refer to it as the G6 Mini. (more…)
Thinking back to the early days of Android, it’s insane to see how far cameras inside of smartphones have come. The innovation doesn’t seem to be slowing this year either, as there are many phones available to buyers with very capable and exciting shooters inside. In an attempt to see which is the best of the best with regard to daily usage, we’ve put Samsung’s latest, the Galaxy S8, against the Google Pixel and G6 from LG. (more…)
The LG G6 on Verizon is receiving a sizable update today that weighs in at around 437MB. Unfortunately, that size doesn’t mean it’s something to get overly excited about. According to the handful of our readers who all grabbed the update, it looks like we’re still on Android 7.0. The update does include the April 1 security patch, though. (more…)
On a recent DL Show, Tim and I talked about how frustrating it was that LG continues this slow (read: non-existent) move into OLED smartphone display panel production. We brought it up because Samsung moved into the space years ago and has become the king, yet LG, who makes and sells lots of OLED panels for TVs, continues to push LCD displays in smartphones. I don’t want to call LCD technology the past, but smartphone makers outside of Apple (who is constantly rumored to be switching to OLED), HTC, and LG, are all onto AMOLED. LG may have new reason to fire up the ol’ OLED production lines, though, according to a new report that claims Google wants to make a hefty $876 million investment. (more…)
Just a quick reminder, but don’t forget to redeem your free Google Home if you purchased an LG G6. The redemption link just went live this morning!
In order to receive your free Google Home, you’ll need to register at the link below and fill out a form that asks you for name, phone, address, carrier, purchase date, retailer, IMEI, and some pictures to show proof. It won’t take long, but it is a bit of work. I’m sure you are fine with that, though, since this is a free $129 Google Home. (more…)
Sort of crazy to think that the LG G6 is just now launching around the globe, but that’s where we’re at! After being announced back in February, LG’s best phone in years is finally available at all major carriers in the US.
We’ve spent loads of time with the phone in recent weeks, putting together a pretty comprehensive set of videos that new owners of the phone might consider watching. Below, we’ve gathered the big ones, which include our full review, a set of tips and tricks, and the first 10 things to do when you fire up a G6 for the first time. If you want to get the most out of that new phone, this is the place to start.
Also, for the dirty details on the phone, should be considering one, be sure to read our full LG G6 review.
If you picked up an LG G6, let us know what you think! (more…)