The year 2016 has been quite an exploding year for the smartphone industry. The whole Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploding chapter has been a learning for other manufacturers that safety measures are of utter importance. And it seems that LG has already learned from Samsung’s mistake and is all set to make its next flagship device a lot safer.
The company is planning to use heat pipes to disperse heat away from the processor. According to a report by Korean Herald, LG will start to use heat pipes made of copper, which is mainly used in laptops and personal computers to stop the device from overheating. This feature will help reduce temperatures by 6 to 10 per cent by dispersing the internal heat, making it less porn Galaxy Note 7-like incidents.
“We will significantly improve the safety and quality of our new flagship smartphones as more consumers seek safe smartphones,â€ said Lee Seok-jong, LG Electronics’ mobile communication operation group in a statement.
This is not it. The company is also planning to run the upcoming device through harsher test than international standards. The company is said to be conducting battery heat exposure test to a temperature 15 per cent higher than the required standard in the US and Europe. LG will also undergo diverse test such as piercing it with a sharp nail or dropping a heavy object on it from a high place, the report adds further.
Recently, the company hinted that its next flagship will sport a big screen in a compact body frame. The company put up a teaser video which states that the LG G6 will also come with waterproof functionality along with adequate reliability. LG G6 is reported to be unveiled on February 26, just ahead of Mobile World Congress 2017.
As for the specs are concerned, the smartphone might sport a 5.7-inch QHD+ display with a resolution of 2880×1440 pixels. The smartphone is rumoured to sport the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and would sport 3.5mm headphone jack and might use USB Type-C for charging and data syncing. LG is also likely to keep the Hi-Fi Quad DAC for high-quality audio output via headsets.