Sprint's HPUE-capable smartphone promises better network coverage

Presales for LG G6TM, the first device in the Sprint (NYSE: S) portfolio to be enabled with HPUE technology, have begun and the phone will be available on April 7, the company said.

LG G6 is Sprint´s first HPUE-enabled (High Performance User Equipment) smartphone. HPUE makes the Sprint network experience even better with increased coverage, more capacity and faster speeds on capable devices.

With an average of 204MHz of spectrum and more than 160MHz of 2.5GHz spectrum in the top 100 US markets, Sprint has more spectrum than any other carrier across the nation, allowing it to keep adding the capacity and speed needed to serve customers´ increasing demand for unlimited data.

This smartphone refines the body design of its predecessor and expands the screen out to a 5.7-inch display with an 80% screen to body ratio, providing a big screen that better fits in your hand. It boasts striking visuals and impressive tech specs, including a stunning screen with 18:9 aspect ratio, QHD+ resolution, and Dolby Vision, allowing superior picture quality for a more authentic cinematic viewing experience. LG G6 is sealed against dust and can be safely immersed in up to 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes (IP68 rating).

Sprint is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.5m connections as of Dec. 31, 2016, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years.