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Press Release -- February 26th, 2017
Source: Verizon

Introducing the LG G6 on Verizon – Big screen. Small phone. Unlimited data

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BARCELONA and NEW YORK  Get the new LG G6™ on the network rated No. 1 among U.S.-based wireless companies in overall network performance for the seventh consecutive testing period in RootMetrics’ latest RootScore® Report. Coming this spring, Verizon will carry LG’s flagship G6 smartphone, unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The latest edition to the LG G-series features a massive 5.7″ screen in a compact body that’s easy to hold. And, unlike other phones with similar screen sizes, this one fits comfortably in one hand, allowing you to have a big screen experience without the inconvenience of a big phone. Add Verizon Unlimited, an updated camera, enhanced durability and wireless charging, and you have a smartphone that’s a perfect fit for your on-the-go lifestyle.

The big screen that fits in your hand

What sets the LG G6 apart from other phones is its ability to house a large display in a small body, which gives you more screen size without turning it into a phablet. The G6 strikes a perfect balance between the LG V20 and its predecessor, the LG G5, while maintaining the usable screen size of the former. The result is a sculpted aluminum and plastic phone that is almost all screen and super easy to hold.

The large screen gives you more room to do everything you can do with unlimited data. Preview photos before you send them, scan texts and quickly browse websites without worrying about overages. The large screen also lets you take full advantage of the improved multi-tasking features available in Android Nougat. In addition, the 18:9 aspect ratio, QHD+ resolution and Dolby Vision offer a superior picture quality for a more authentic cinematic viewing experience,* perfect for streaming movies.

Capture the bigger picture

Capture more of your life with the LG G6’s dual 13MP rear cameras. The wide-angle camera has a 125° lens to capture panoramic shots that regular smartphone cameras can’t. The standard camera delivers sharp details and optical image stabilization so you don’t have to worry about blurry images. Also, effortlessly switch between the two rear cameras with a smooth zoom transition. This is a particularly great feature for the budding cinematographers that want more variation in their shots.

The wide-angle rear and front cameras allow you to capture photos and videos with a wider perspective – meaning there’s room for more friends in your group shots and bigger landscapes in your travel photos. Once you have those great photos, Verizon Unlimited lets you upload them to your favorite social media sites or share them with friends quickly, thanks to the blazingly fast speeds of Verizon 4G LTE.

Additional camera features include an18:9 camera roll display that saves time by letting you quickly review photos while you’re lining up the next shot, four different square camera modes for Instagram fans and the ability to combine two photos into one or create 2×2 photo/video grids to share with friends. Even better, you can use the multiple cameras to capture wide and tight shots simultaneously.

Built for the unexpected

A stunning display and all those brilliant cameras won’t do you much good if you are afraid to use them. Luckily, the LG G6 was designed to be dependable even when the going gets rough. It passed 14 different military-standard 810G tests,** meaning you can take the LG G6 just about anywhere thanks to its water and dust resistant shell. It has an IP68 rating, so it is sealed against dust and can be safely immersed in up to one meter of water for up to 30 minutes.

Additional specs:

  • Google Assistant integration
  • Display: 5.7″ 18:9 QHD+ with Dolby Vision
  • Rear camera: 13 MP normal and 13 MP wide angle
  • Selfie camera: 5MP wide angle
  • Processor: MSM8996 Pro AC
  • Battery: 3,300mAh with wireless charging capabilities
  • Others: fingerprint sensor, USB Type C, IP68 rated

The LG G6. Better on Verizon Unlimited

The LG G6, with its ability to create high-definition video and audio content, needs a network that can keep up. Verizon has the unlimited plan you want on the network you deserve. Rest assured that your photos, movies and special moments are effortlessly shared on your favorite social platform or backed up to the cloud, no matter how many megabytes or megapixels you need to push over the Verizon network. Visit today to learn how you can get Verizon Unlimited for as little as $80 for a single line or $45 per line for four lines, plus taxes & fees, when you enroll in Auto Pay.

The LG G6 will be available from Verizon in platinum and black this spring.

* Video content must be created in Dolby Vision™ or HDR10 to take advantage of HDR playback.

** During 3rd Party Testing, the LG G6 passed military standards tests (MIL-STD-810G Low Pressure (Procedure II) Method 500.5, High Temperature (Procedure I – Storage)  & (Procedure II – Operation) Method 501.5, Low Temperature (Procedure I – Storage) & (Procedure II – Operation) Method 502.5, Temperature Shock (Procedure I-C) Method 503.5, Solar Radiation (Procedure I) Method 505.5, Rain –(Procedure III) Method 506.5, Humidity (Procedure I) Method 507.5, Salt Fog – Method 509.5, Sand and Dust (Procedure I) Method 510.5, Immersion (Procedure I) Method 512.5, Vibration(Category 4) Method 514.6, & Mechanical Shock (Procedure IV) Method 516.6).

4G LTE only. Auto Pay (checks or debits cards only) & paper free billing req’d. After 22 GB/mo./line, we may  prioritize your data behind other Verizon customers during network congestion. Mobile hotspot/tethering reduced to 3G speeds after 10 GB/month. Discounts not available.  [Domestic data roaming at 2G speeds; Int’l data reduced to 2G speeds after 500 MB/day].

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