The LG G7 announces 2018 flagship smartphone. Features ThinQ branding for AI, notched 6.1-inch display, Snapdragon 845 processor.
LG G7 ThinQ
Amidst the leaks, LG finally unveiled the LG G7 ThinQ in New York city. The phone comes with a notch, which the company insists it to be a second screen, similar to what was introduced in the V-series.
The G7 comes with a 6.1-inch Full Vision IPS display with a 3120 by 1440 resolution and a 19.5:9 ratio. Inside, the handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM, and either 64GB/128GB storage. Graphics are handled by an Adreno 630 graphics chip.
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As for the cameras, the G7 boasts dual 16MP (f/1.6) + 16MP (f/1.9) rear cameras, with the primary lens equipped with OIS, laser AF, and PDAF. One has a 71-degree field of view, while the other a wide 107-degree. Selfies are handled by an 8MP camera with an f/1.9.
The phone features ThinQ branding, LG’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. It is designed to improve the user’s camera experience, that it can identify what is being shot and automatically suggests settings based on it.
Interestingly, the G7 features a hardware assistant button that activates Google Assistant. It is the first smartphone that has one.
The handset comes with a non-removable 3,000 mAh battery with support for Quick Charge and wireless charging. It also has a Qnovo battery technology that helps prolong battery life over the years.
The G7 also boasts Hi-Fi Qaud DAC for improved sound quality, a Boombox speaker feature, as well as DTS-X Audio for realistic cinematic sound. It has a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth v5.0, dual band ac Wi-Fi, NFC, an FM Radio, a rear mounted fingerprint sensor, and Android Oreo out of the box.
No price has been mentioned so far.
LG G7 ThinQ specs:
- 6.1-inch 19.5:9 IPS Display (3120 x 1440, 564 ppi)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor
- Adreno 630
- 4GB/6GB RAM
- 64GB/128GB Storage +microSD up to 400GB
- Dual Rear Camera, 16MP (f/1.6) + 16MP (f/1.9), Laser AF, PDAF, LED Flash
- 8MP Front Camera, f/1.9, 1080p
- Dual SIM
- 4G LTE
- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band
- Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- NFC, FM Radio
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear Mounted)
- USB Type-C
- 3,000 mAh Battery
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