LG announces the G6 Black Edition in South Korea


The LG G6 may not yet be officially available in the United States, but that doesn't stop the company from releasing new editions of the device in its home country, South Korea. LG announced today it will release the G6 Black Edition, which features an all-black front, which different from the regular version, which features colored front bezels.

Granted, the black color option of the device already features black bezels as well, but this new option is for users who would prefer a more colorful back as well. Samsung will reportedly offer the same option on its soon-to-be-revealed Galaxy S8 pair, but without any user choice on the matter, which scores some bonus points for LG. Form what we know so far, the new version of the G6 will be sold by South Korean carrier KT Corp only, though we imagine it may come stateside some time in the future as well.

Apart from that, LG also announced it will give away 1,000 LG Watch Sport devices for free to new G6 buyers (again, in South Korea only), in a promotion designed to further keep interest in the phone in light of its biggest rival's upcoming reveal. The G6 Black Edition will be sold for the same price as the regular device, which is also a welcome bonus.

source: LG via The Android Soul

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G6
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(20.5h talk time)

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5 Comments

1. Cat97

Posts: 1863; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

How stupid...black phones are now "special editions".

2. jove39

Posts: 2145; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

lol...All of my phones were black up to 2015...I am buying white ones now...for a change!

3. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

huh? this article couldn't be more confusing.

4. dunni88

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 19, 2014

Hahaha, what's next a white iPhone? How about a red Ferrari.

5. dunni88

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 19, 2014

I've got a leak for you... 2018 John Deere tractor.... GREEN!

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