LG G7 ThinQ started rolling out globally this week across the home markets of South Korea. The rollout across key markets in Asia, Europe, and the Americas will follow shortly.
The phone is the first of the company from its G Series that has built-in AI capabilities. It also packs premium new features to keep itself current and relevant in the coming years. It was officially announced a couple of weeks ago.
G7 ThingQ sports a 6.1-inch QHD+ display with a 19.5:9 FullVision aspect ratio supporting 3120 x 1440 pixels. The Super Bright Display offers vivid colors and 1000nit brightness that’s viewable under the brightest lights.
Snapdragon 845 in ThinQ is the fastest processor of Qualcomm at present. The octa-core processor is coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. The device runs Android 8.0 Oreo and is upgradable to Android P. The battery is non-removable Li-Po 3,000mAh.
In terms of RAM and storage, the device has two variants: 4GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB. The storage can be expanded via a microSD card that uses the second SIM slot.
The Boombox Speaker deserves mention for audio, bearing a large resonance chamber to offer ‘twice the bass of typical smartphones.’ The phone will offer room-shaking audio if placed on a metal surface or solid wood, as the brand claims. Other audio features include DTS:X, Hi-Fi Quad DAC, and an earphone jack.
Regarding the camera, ThinQ has a dual rear 16MP camera and a single 8MP snapper on the front. The AI CAM feature automatically optimizes shots as per subject matter, and the Super Bright Camera brightens dim-lit subjects ‘by a magnitude of four’ without any gain or noise.
G7 ThinQ is also among the first smartphones to come with Google Lens out of the box. That’s not all; it is even the first handset to carry a dedicated lens and assistant key. The device can also be turned into a home speaker, thanks to the new feature Super Far Field Voice Recognition (SFFVR). It lets the Assistant recognize your voice from up to five meters.
Among other specs are a rear-mounted fingerprint reader and Bluetooth 5.0, with Wi-Fi and GPS. the color variants are: Raspberry Rose, New Platinum Grey, New Moroccan Blue, and New Aurora Black.
The company says that price and availability details will be disclosed locally. Stay tuned to know more about LG G7 ThinQ.