LG's flagship G5 series is considered one of the most unique phones (including the Moto Z series with Moto Mods) to hit the market this year. Its modular design language was refreshing as compared to rivals Samsung and Apple, which focused more on internal hardware than looks and portability. But the company's shoddy paint job and low-yielding battery took the shine off the LG G5. Thankfully, the V20 saved LG from the blushes with its top-end specifications and fine-looking exterior with uncompromising military grade build quality.
Now, LG, in a bid to redeem itself, is reportedly planning to bring state-of-the-art security features to the new generation G6 next year.
It has come to light that LG will incorporate Iris scanner in the G6. Unlike Samsung's infamously retired Galaxy Note7, which had a dedicated IR-based scanner, LG device's ocular-based biometric technology will also make use of front camera for more accurate reading of the Iris and reduce false rejection ratio.
LG is also planning to bring its own contactless MST (Magnetic Security Transmission) payment system in the line of Apple and Samsung, dubbed as LG Pay, Korea Herald reported.
The company has also decided to keep the removable battery option of the G5 series in LG G6, and bring wireless charging with quick charge technology.
Other expected features of LG G6 include Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU, 4GB/6GB and 64GB inbuilt storage.
Like it did this year, LG plans to unveil the new G6 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 to be held from February 27 to March 02 in Barcelona.
Watch this space for more updates on LG G6 series.