LG hopes G6 smartphone to clock Rs 5 billion sales in 2017


Korean firm LG Electronics is betting big on its new smartphone G6, its first water and dust proof, and expecting the premium device to generate Rs 5 billion sales this year.

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LG Electronics India Head Corporate Marketing Amit Gujral after launching G6 notified that they are not in number race but LG’s business is decided by their target consumers and dealers.

The G6 will retail in India for Rs 51,990 which implies that from sale of up to 12,000 units a month, the company is estimated to clock business of about Rs 4.99 billion in 2017. Gujral said the 4G phone with 5.7 inch display is of military test standard for ruggedness.

The G6 smartphone supports all mobile services band that are active in India. It comes 4GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, supports 2 terabyte (2048 GB) external storage, 13 megapixel dual camera at rear side and 5 MP on front.

The phone will start selling on Amazon website from today and will be available across 20 top cities in next few days.

By Baishakhi Dutta