Following numerous leaks and rumors, on Monday, July 10, LG finally unveiled the LG Q6 smartphone, which was dubbed the G6 Mini. This handset is the first to be launched in the all new Q-series lineup, which offers high-end features at a “competitive price.” The Q-series has been marketed as a mid-range smartphone lineup.

The new smartphone

The first aspect that catches one’s eye in regards to LG Q6 is the FullVision display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The frontal display is surrounded placed into a strong frame made out of 7000-series aluminum and is surrounded by slim bezels. The company pointed out that the “unsightly” bump on the rear panel of the smartphone is the rear-mounted camera setup of the handset.

The Q6 comes in three different variants each differing in the amount of RAM and Internal Storage capacity they ship with. However, all the three variants have the same hardware specifications under the hood. All the three variants boast an FHD+ 5.5-inch display with a 1080 x 2160 pixel resolution.

LG Q6 comes in three variants

The Q6 is powered by the Snapdragon 435 processor having an octa-core CPU and an Adreno 505 GPU. The Q6 comes in three different iterations depending on the RAM and internal Storage Capacity, the top-end model dubbed the Q6+ houses 4 GB of RAM along with 64 GB of internal storage. The middle variant named Q6 comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of onboard storage and lastly the Q6a - which has been stylized as the LG Q6α - comes with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of native storage.

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The Q6+ is available in Astro Black, Marine Blue, and Ice Platinum. The Q6 is available in Astro Black, Ice Platinum, Terra Gold, and Mystic White. The Q6a can be purchased in Terra Gold, Astro Black, and Ice Platinum.

All the three iterations of the handset are equipped with a 13-megapixel rear-mounted camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper. The selfie camera has been enabled to click wide angle shots at 100 degrees, while the Square Camera Mode in the settings allows the user to create collages made up of multiple square images. The three variants of the device come pre-loaded with Android 7.1.1 Nougat along with LG's UX 6.0 interface atop it. The custom interface comes with features such as facial recognition, which will help the user to unlock the device. The device is fueled by a 3,000 mAh, which has undergone rigorous security checks.

The pricing of the smartphone is not known, but it is expected to hit the shelves soon.