LG exec says the G6 is launching "in the very near future"
Reportedly, Skott Ahn mentioned that the G6 will be released "in the very near future."
The Wall Street Journal has it from LG that the G6 is moving "away from the modular design" that made the G5 special (and ultimately not successful), having learned that customers aren't keen on getting modules that cost extra cash and require extra care. With the upcoming flagship phone, the company reportedly wants to focus on usability and aesthetics (glass back, anyone?). This is in line with previous rumors and leaked images, including these alleged LG G6 renders that show a non-modular device.
The WSJ further notes that, price-wise, the LG G6 won't differ from the G5, so we're expecting the new phone to cost $500 - $600 unlocked.
Earlier this week, we heard that the G6 may be cheaper to manufacture than the G5. This would help LG's smartphone division to return to profitability, after several quarters of losses.
source: The Wall Street Journal