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Alleged LG G6 prototype shows slim bezels, strange back

Alleged LG G6 prototype shows slim bezels, strange back

If there were any remaining hope that LG would still push through with its modular smartphone vision, for the very few fans of that idea, this latest leak should probably put those to rest. Presuming, of course, this supposed prototype is indeed the near-final form of the LG G6. Based on this model it seems that LG is jumping fully into the “banish bezels” bandwagon. The images, however, also raise some questions about the non-removable back of the smartphone and what LG might be offering to compensate.

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LG G6 leaked photo “confirms” non-removable battery

LG G6 leaked photo “confirms” non-removable battery

With MWC 2017 just around the corner, we brace ourselves for the flood of new smartphones and mobile-related gadgets that will come our way. Sans the Samsung Galaxy S8, of course. Sure to grab the spotlight in its rival’s stead is LG with is non-modular LG G6. LG itself has already teased some of the features we should expect in its early 2017 flagship, but so far it hasn’t yet hinted whether the battery will be removable or not in lieu of water resistance. According to underKG, who was able to grab a photo of the smartphone, that does seem to be the case.

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LG G6 reportedly picks waterproofing over removable battery

LG G6 reportedly picks waterproofing over removable battery

More signs point to the LG G6 ditching the features that have made the G-Series the choice for Android power-users, following Samsung and Apple in emphasizing style instead. Whispers about the G6, which is expected to be officially unveiled in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2017 next month, have circulated for some months now, with speculation about what LG would do following the less-than-enthusiastic reception of the LG G5. Now, with the latest batch of leaks, the strategy is starting to get clearer.

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LG Pocket Photo 2017 keeps what works, adds a trunk

LG Pocket Photo 2017 keeps what works, adds a trunk

This week the folks at LG have reintroduced their Pocket Photo printer, revealing a 2017 edition with a tiny trunk. This device is small enough to fit in a pocket - as were past editions - and prints to tiny photo paper. According to LG Korea, this device "will lead to more sustainable, easier pocket photos in the compact photo printer market" (rough translation).

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LG G6 details spilled in images, plus our rumored list of specs

LG G6 details spilled in images, plus our rumored list of specs

This week the LG G6 appears to have been leaked in an image which shows some extreme close-ups with the smartphone. This is the sort of close-up that generally comes with a press release for magazines - that means massive. And lucky us, there's a fellow out there who is so invested in creating 3D renders of devices, that he's made it even more massive so we can see what it might look like at release.

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LG’s Android Wear 2.0 watches got some blurry pics

LG’s Android Wear 2.0 watches got some blurry pics

Android Wear, and smartwatches, might be making a comeback. That is, if the recent spate of leaks and teasers are any indication. TAG Heuer and Casio definitely seem to still be invested in the wearable line. The latest to come our way are these two small res images of LG's upcoming Android Wear 2.0 watches, one with a larger, sporty design and the other with a more petite but classier body. The big question now is whether these two will be the Nexus-like smartwatches Google supposedly has cooking this year.

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LG G6 debuting late February, without Snapdragon 835

LG G6 debuting late February, without Snapdragon 835

Samsung and Qualcomm now have something in common. Both have had literally hot flagship, the Snapdragon 810 for Qualcomm and the Galaxy Note 7 for Samsung. Unsurprisingly, the two have forged a partnership that, also unsurprisingly, will be to the exclusion of other players in the field. Case in point is the LG G6, which will be supposedly be unveiled in a month's time. It might be coming early, but that will come at a cost. It won't run on the latest Snapdragon 835, because, word on the street is, Samsung has exclusive rights to the chip until April.

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LG Music Flow to get Google Home, Multiroom next month

LG Music Flow to get Google Home, Multiroom next month

At least among Google’s fans and partners, Google Home, and its smart Assistant, is the new hot trend. It also happens to be Google’s biggest walled garden as far as features go. Which is why, almost like a major Android version, users are incessantly asking when they’re going to get even some integration with those features. For owners of LG’s Music Flow wireless speakers, the answer is “end of February”, which might be a generous estimate but a much welcomed estimate nonetheless.

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LG, Sony tease MWC 2017 reveals

LG, Sony tease MWC 2017 reveals

With CES now just a recent memory, the mobile industry starts counting the days to the next big event: MWC 2017 in Barcelona. If you didn't get your fill of smartphones, tablets, and everything in between back in Las Vegas, then companies are promising a more fulfilling February. Well, at least some of them. LG and Sony have both made known the dates they have reserved to give their spiel about the future of mobile technology, but LG is a bit more enthusiastic about what it has in store.

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LG Aristo on T-Mobile, MetroPCS offer bang, style for buck

LG Aristo on T-Mobile, MetroPCS offer bang, style for buck

Buying a smartphone, more often than not, involves a series of compromises, usually between price, feature, and design. Lately, however, design has stopped being an issue, with even the most wallet-friendly models sporting better-looking bodies. Take for example the LG Aristo, now available on T-Mobile and MetroPCS, which is, through and through, a lower mid-range smartphone, but one that you won’t be embarrassed to hold in public.

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LG G6 promised not to explode

LG G6 promised not to explode

The incident involving the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has had everybody reeling, from consumers all the way up to other smartphone makers. 2017 will most likely be marked by OEMs boasting about how safe their smartphone will be, particularly when it comes to batteries and heat management. LG is kicking off that trend by explaining the steps it has taken to ensure the utmost safety of their smartphones. And while it specifically names the LG V20 in its piece, given the timing, there is very little doubt those same points will apply to the upcoming LG G6 as well.

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LG G6 features teased by LG itself

LG G6 features teased by LG itself

What would be your ideal smartphone? If you were to ask a hundred people, you're bound to get half as much different answers. And yet LG seems to have whittled that down to just five. Well, at least that implies that the G6, or whatever LG will call the smartphone it will announced at MWC next month, will have these five "most desired" features. At least that's the promise. The delivery, on the other hand, might be a different story.

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