In February, LG had launched the LG V30S ThinQ smartphone packed with plenty of AI features as the improved version of the LG V30S from last year. A fresh tweet from well-known tipster Evan Blass reveals that the upcoming LG G7 would actually hitting the market as LG G7 ThinQ. Also, LG has confirmed to South Korean media that its next flagship phone will be announced by the end of this month and it will be hitting the shelves by mid-May.
The addition of “ThinQ” to the moniker of the LG G7 indicates that it will carry support for various AI features such as AI Cam and QLens. AI Cam can identify the subject and recommend the best shooting mode from options like portrait, food, pet, landscape, city, flower, sunrise and sunset. QLens can scan QR codes, bar codes and it is also rumored to support real-time language translation.
Recent reports have revealed that the right edge of the phone will feature the Power key whereas the left edge of the phone will be housing volume rocker and another physical button. The latter may provide quick access to Google Assistant, QLens and QVoice.
According to a South Korean publication, its next generation flagship will be announced in the home country in late April. Its reservations are expected to start one week later in South Korea and it is likely to hit the market in mid-May.
Rumors have revealed that the LG G7 will be featuring MLCD+ display that consumes 40 percent less energy than a typical LCD panel. Also, it is known for delivering up to 800-nits brightness. LG has confirmed to the South Korean media that since the smartphone will be featuring LCD panels instead of OLED, it will be carrying a cheaper price tag.
There are conflicting rumors about the dual camera setup of the LG G7. Some rumors have claimed that it will be fitted with f/1.6 aperture 16-megapixel dual rear cameras. However, others have claimed it could feature f/1.5 aperture dual camera sensors.
Like the V30S ThinQ and V30S ThinQ+, the 64 GB and 128 GB variants of the upcoming LG flagship may respectively arrive in the market as G7 ThinQ and G7 ThinQ+. The Snapdragon 845 mobile platform accompanied by 6 GB of RAM may power the phone. The South Korean company is also rumored to announce the LG Q7 mid-range phone alongside the LG G7 ThinQ.