LG says the G6 is very, very tough. Here's why
So, naturally, users would be pleased to invest in handsets that can withstand a drop or ten. That's what drew many to the “indestructible” Moto Z Force, and it's also one of the reasons why the LG G6 might pique consumers' interest.
LG has spent a lot of time trying to toughen up its handset and make sure it would survive the risks of being a daily driver for the active user. First, the company did a number of drop tests to figure out which parts of the device are most likely to take the hit when meeting with the concrete.
Equally important, the new phone also gets ingress protection — rated for IP 68, the LG G6 should be able to survive after being submerged at a depth of 1.5 m for up to 30 minutes. It is also entirely dust-proof. To achieve this,
Will all these improvements make the G6 a tank? The thin bezels might make it look brittle, but it appears that there's more to the phone than what meets the eye. We are pretty sure that there will be drop tests out in the wild once the phone hits the market, and for anyone that buys the G6 and happens to drop it once or twice — fingers crossed that the promise of durability holds!
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