The LG V30S ThinQ was the phone LG unveiled at MWC this year but the V30 ThinQ wasn’t the only device the manufacturer took to the show. Images and photos of a phone called the LG G7 Neo have been posted online by an Israeli publication that got to spend some time with the device.
The LG G7 Neo is said to have a 6” display with a new OLED technology. The screen also has a 3120 x 1440 resolution and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Yes, that aspect ratio is as a result of a notch in the display.
If you watch the video below below, the phone is shown to sport a notch in some scenes and doesn’t have one in others. Even in the image above, you can’t see the notch. But can you see the clock, network, and battery icons are positioned above the “rest of the display”? Confused? Don’t be.
The notch sort of “hides” on the homescreen too just like it happens when you are playing a video on a device with a notch like the iPhone X, Essential PH-1 or the new ASUS Zenfone 5. It sure is a pretty neat trick. It is said that an 8MP wide-angle camera resides within the cut-out.
On the rear, the LG G7 Neo has dual cameras. Both are 16MP sensors but one has a F/1.6 aperture with OIS while the other is a wide-angle lens with a F/1.9 aperture. Below the setup is a fingerprint scanner but this doesn’t double as a power button like in the LG G6.
The LG G7 Neo is said to be powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor and has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It also has a 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM variant. The battery capacity is said to be 3000mAh and there are other features like BoomBox Audio™ and DTS-X.
Little bird told me that in the same venue that this G7 was being shown, there was also a Q7 and V35. And a new watch.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 28, 2018
According to Evan Blass, the LG G7 Neo may be the device canceled in favor of the new codenamed Judy set to arrive in H2 2018. In another tweet, he also said he was informed that LG also had the LG Q7, LG V35, and a new watch at the event.