Case maker Ghostek renders the LG G6 in a waterproof case


Case maker Ghostek will have to take the blame for potentially ruining two of mobile technology's best surprises this year. After its Samsung Galaxy S8 renders found their way on the web and triggered much speculation, the same has happened with the LG G6. Dispelling rumors of a glass-covered back panel, the renders show an all-metal body that looks like the LG G5's after getting rid of the camera and fingerprint scanner "bumps." That, and the detachable bottom part, as LG is believed to be moving away from the modular concept.

The LG G6 is depicted as flat and uniform for a cleaned-up, more refined look. A dual camera setup with dual LED flash is clearly visible, with a fingerprint scanner positioned below, but the laser autofocus and color correction modules seem to be absent. There's also no 3.5mm audio jack to be seen. While the back panel render looks informed quite believable, the front side appears completely improvised. There are no front cameras, iris scanners, microphones, or any other details added to it, apart from the loudspeaker and the LG logo. Ghostek's guesswork clearly reached its limits there.

LG will announce its next high-profile smartphone (which is most certainly the G6, even if unconfirmed) at a February 26 event in Barcelona. We are looking forward to see the result of LG's strategy to turn things around after the ambitious and innovative LG G5 ultimately sold below expectations.

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15 Comments

1. combatmedic870

Posts: 984; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Looks like a head phone jack port on the top of the phone case

2. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Nah that's a button, I own a ghostek atomic case and that is definitely a button lol.

12. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

It's definately a cover for the headphone jack! Look at the headphone symbol on it.

14. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

My fault for not looking at the other pics and assuming they would keep the headphone cover concave because it doesn't stick up on the atomic 2.0 case like it does here on the 3.0.

3. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

It looks good for real, the screen to body ratio seems like it might be really good so if the G6 does have that new screen and is 5.8in it might turn out to be the same size as the 5.5in G5. Since this just a render thought it might not be accurate.

7. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

If it's anything to you, I did the math, and a 5.7" screen in the 18:9 ratio should make for a narrower phone than a typically 16:9 ratio would.

8. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

So it won't be as wide as phablets normally are, hmmm I think I like that acually because that is what I don't like about large phones, I would like one with a bigger screen than 5.5in but they are usually to wide for my liking.

4. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Ready, Sing. like a G6, like a G6, na na na na na now am feeling so fly like a G6.. lol!

6. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Expected that exact quality of music from you. I expect the G6 to be as bad as all the phones from LG since its genesis, except the G2.

5. jessy90

Posts: 162; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Gorgeous!

9. peace247 unregistered

Looks good

10. Bankz

Posts: 2543; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

meh, this is fake. the G6 is going to have a headphone jack. however if this is the back of the G6 actually, I'd say this is my next phone. with a gorgeous metal back, IR blaster, FM radio, crazy screen to body ratio, Micro SD card, dual cameras, Waterproof, AI capabilities, and possibly Iris scanner and lg pay. if only the G6 will come with a removable battery (with release button). This will make it the most capable phone of all time. I would get this phone regardless of whatever any other manufacturers puts out this year and next.

11. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

I hope it will have an OLED screen.

15. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

I dont

13. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

Looks really good. High screen to body ratio, headphone jack (yes Luis, look carefully on the top side, there is a flap for the headphone jack, it even has the headphone symbol), IR blaster, metal (I prefer metal over fragile glass) and dual cameras. Only bad thing is no stereo speakers or removable battery, but will so many good things being taken from the good phones, I'll take it.

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