Ahead of its rumored July 11 launch, the LG Q6 – earlier dubbed the LG G6 Mini – surfaced on Benchmarking website Geekbench on Saturday, July 8. Earlier last week, reliable leakster Evan Blass claimed that the G6 mini will be launched named as LG Q6.

On Wednesday, July 5, the company sent out an invitation for an upcoming event to be held on July 11. It is assumed that the said smartphone will be unveiled at that event. Given that not much is known about this upcoming smartphone, the GeekBench listing gives tech enthusiasts a peek into the specs and features of the handset.

What does the benchmark listing reveal?

According to the listing, the LG Q6 sports the model number LG-M700 and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat mobile operating system. Apart from this, the smartphone will come equipped with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and clock at 1.4GHz. Although the listing was uploaded on March 27 this year, experts are of the view that there may not be too many difference between the LG Q6 prototype running the benchmarking apps and the retail model rumored to debut on July 11.

The alleged handset scored 622 in the single core test, while it whipped up 1777 in the multi-core test. Previous rumors related to the G6 mini or the Q6 state that the smartphone may boast a 5.4-inch display and may come with 3 GB of RAM and a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera.

According to Blass, the device will sport an 18:9 aspect ratio.

Launch to take place in Poland?

Speculations are rife that the upcoming Q6 will be introduced in Poland. However, it remains to be seen whether Poland will be the only country to receive the handset, or the smartphone will be released in other regions as well. The LG invite did not mention the name of the model that would be launched, but it had the hashtag #LGBarbeQ, where according to the tech enthusiasts the “Q” stands for Q6.

The irony of the situation is in the naming of the smartphone. The G6 mini or the Q6 is rumored to come with a 5.4-inch screen. Give that the current flagship G6 sports a 5.7-inch screen, the display of the Q6 can hardly be termed as “mini” as it is only 0.3 inches smaller than its big brother. It is possible that company officials changed the name of the phone keeping this factor in mind.

It remains to be seen if the impending handset is targeted at budget buyers or not. Whether it will be able to replicate the success of the 2017 flagship will be interesting to see.

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