The fate of LG Electronics in the smartphone industry fared less good when compared to Samsung despite coming from the same country. Samsung dominates smartphone market share the world and Indonesia. On the contrary, the prestige of LG Electronics the doldrums. Based on data from IDC until the end of 2016, LG not included in the ranks of top 5 global smartphone manufacturers. Even in Indonesia is still inferior to the local brand Advan and Smartfren. However, the company looks still optimistic. They expect a lot on its latest LG G6 smartphone.
Initial sales of LG G6 smartphones in Indonesia have just begun. LG Electronics holds a pre-order preference system for LG G6 in Indonesia which is open for ten days from 21 April 2017. In those days, LG offered cashback of IDR 500,000 for the price of IDR 9,999,000. In addition, enthusiasts will get a special offer package from the company’s collaboration with cross-industry business partners in marketing LG G6 in Indonesia with an overall offer worth around IDR 4,800,000.
Well, are you interested in this smartphone? Before deciding to buy, it’s good to know the pros and cons of LG G6 smartphone. In order not to regret in the future because there are not match expectations. Read more articles below.
The Pros and Cons of LG G6 Smartphone
LG has learned the fault of LG G5 which has been heavily criticized for trying out modular systems, yet sacrificing designs so that the concept is not forwarded anymore. LG has done a lot of work to create designs that appeal to many users and this works.
LG G6 in Indonesia has a unique design of metal-based wrapped glass on the back. Rear glass coated Gorilla Glass 5 is tough and scratch resistant. The phone is a large 5.7inch landscape display, but it is very comfortable gripped with the operation of one hand. Because it uses 18: 9 aspect ratio and 5.12 “body with a thin bezel, the screen covers most of the front and there is no physical home button at the bottom of the screen.Very thin and no camera bumps on the back that makes it seem more elegant.
LG G6 smartphone has a FullVision display that has a 18: 9 aspect ratio that is not only wide, but also save more benefits. Among them can be divided into two equally large squares that make it ideal for multitasking needs with two windows. The screen is divided into two is designed to provide comfort when shooting in a 1: 1 format ideal for social media activities. This FullVision screen provides optimal visual satisfaction that has wide compatibility in playing HDR content through the support of two HDR formats HDR 10 and Dolby Vision.
LG G6 follows the trend of smartphone photography with the focus of development on wide angle cameras. There is a dual camera on the back as has been adopted since LG G5. This camera has a capture field of up to 125 degrees which is made by minimizing distortion and offers smoother displacement than standard lenses to wide angle cap lenses.
It’s just different from the G5 which has a resolution of 16 MP, G6 just like to down grade to 13 MP. But for those who believe that pixel size is not absolute, down grade this resolution need not be fussed. Because the camera capture of the G6 remains a champion in its class.
Imitate if it is good, no problem. As done by LG G6 that follows the flagship of Samsung Galaxy S7 (now already Galaxy S8), iPhone 7 and Sony Xperia Z. LG G6 smartphone has been certified IP68 body that makes it waterproof and dustproof. You can take it to swim to a depth of 1 meter for 30 meters.
In addition, LG G6 smartphone has also passed the US military standard with pocketed MIL-STD 810G certificate. The test series conducted independent testing and certification body Maryland Electrical Testing (MET) Laboratories is called LG G6 pass in 14 tests. These include low and high temperature resistance, humidity, vibration, solar radiation, low pressure, sand, dust, drastic change in temperature and rain.
While some of the latest flagship smartphones are powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset that ensures super-fast performance, LG actually takes the less-than-expected decision, the Snapdragon 821. This processor was once the best, but it was last year. Now it has changed years where Qualcomm has a more powerful Snapdragon 835.
Of course, LG argues that the use of the chipset is still stable in everyday use because it adjusts all aspects of hardware and software brought. Although again, with prices that are too high, consumers would expect the highest and latest specifications.
You can not live without a selfie? There are other smartphones that are nicer than this. Indeed, LG has buried a 100 degree wide angle lens on the front camera that provides greater opportunities for users to be creative with selfie. But there are competitors whose front lens reaches 120 degrees. So the catch is much wider for the selfie group. Even, some competitors provide Dual front Camera for better selfie experience.
In many reviews, LG G6 is hailed as a great smartphone. However, if you care about smartphones that support future technology, LG G6 may not be too fulfilling. Because this phone does not support Google Daydream VR (Virtual Reality). Somewhat surprising why mobile phones that have provided high specifications and abundant features, but just forget this aspect.