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LG to boost G6 content by 50 percent in Korea

In Korea, LG Electronics will add more content that utilizes the phone's 18:9 ratio screen by next month.

LG Electronics will add fresh G6 content for Korea that utilizes the smartphone's 18:9 ratio screen, the company said.

Over 100 new content, from games, themes and Dolby Vision videos, and 24-bit Hi-Fi music will be added by next month to the current 200 different content types, the company said.

The new features will be available via LG Smartworld app, including music videos of local band Monni.

LG will also add four to five 24-bit Hi-Fi or higher music files per month that G6 users can download for free. The company currently has 1,200 songs in Hi-Fi, it said.

The company will cooperate with various artists from different genres to provide fresh music, it added.

The Korean version of the phone supports up to 32-bit Hi-Fi sound, while in the US the phones support wireless charging.

LG has focused on the phone's 18:9 ratio screen, dubbed Full Vision, and its 32-bit sound for marketing the phone in its home country.

The phone's main rival, Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, began shipping on Tuesday in South Korea.