LG today detailed the camera hardware of its upcoming flagship smartphone, the G6. Unlike the G5 and the V20 released last year, the G6 will have two sensors offering the same resolution at the back. Like a number of other smartphone makers, LG too has decided to switch to a lower resolution sensor on the G6. Instead of a 16MP primary sensor, the G6 will feature dual 13MP cameras, each offering a different field-of-view.
The primary 13MP sensor will be used to take photos most of the times, while the secondary 13MP sensor with its 125-degree lens can be used to capture landscape shots. It should be noted that the G5 and the V20 feature an 8MP secondary sensor that has a wider 135-degree field-of-view, so the G6 will be somewhat of a downgrade in this area. Unfortunately, the sensor size of the primary 13MP sensor hasn’t been revealed yet, so it remains to be seen if the sensor will deliver superior image quality to the 16MP sensor used on its predecessor. The selfie camera on the front will offer a 100-degree field-of-view, allowing users to take group selfies easily. However, the V20 front-facing camera offers an even wider 120-degree lens.
Apart from new camera hardware, the G6 camera app has also been tweaked to make use of the new 18:9 aspect ratio display. LG has added several new shooting modes for taking photos with the primary camera, as well as new filters for the selfie camera.
The LG G6 will be made official this Sunday in Barcelona.
Source: LG Korea