Are you excited about the upcoming LG G7?

Are you excited about the upcoming LG G7?
LG is taking its sweet time with its next flagship, that's for sure, but we do know it's coming. The company hasn't really waved the white flag or anything, and some prominent leaksters have been posting tiny tidbits of information about the G7 (or should we call it the G7 ThinQ?).

LG has had a rough few years — the G3 was a nice flagship, though the G4 failed to recapture its spark, and the G5 really missed the mark with its modular concept. But last year's LG G6 and LG V30 were pretty nice smartphones. Unfortunately, they were overlooked and underappreciated since the company had lost some of its momentum and the customers were looking elsewhere.

But if the company manages to stay on track and release another pair of cool top-tier phones this year, things might start looking up for it again. Or could they?

We thought we'd ask — are you excited at all for the upcoming G7 or have you lost all interest in what LG has to offer?


Are you excited about the LG G7 (ThinQ)?

Yes! I can hardly wait!
39.88%
Eh, I'll see what it has, but I don't care that much right now
45.41%
LG is still making phones?
14.71%

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G7 ThinQ
  • Display 6.1" 1440 x 3120 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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47 Comments

1. seanwhat

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

no, there's a notch.

33. Skizzo

Posts: 396; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

I think most would agree that the notch is a complete miss. If the recent Reddit poll they had is to be believed, LG is worried about the notch as well, and the poll showed a pretty clear "NOPE" feeling towards the notch. While it may be too late for the G7 (I bet they'll give you a software "hide" option), I believe they will NOT go with the notch for the V40 (at least I hope.)

37. Pabliell

Posts: 171; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

Problem is, the G7 is rumored to have a LCD screen. So even if it will have software option to hide the notch it will still be visible.

46. GalaxyLeads_iCrapFollows

Posts: 184; Member since: Nov 29, 2017

It is unfortunate that LG made the mistake of following those lower level chinese brands in copying Craapple's tasteless design. They should have looked at Samsung for inspiration and they would easily be more successful. However, the phone still looks very interesting and knowing LG, they make quality products.

2. megamiraz

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

Notch? Nope

3. willywanta

Posts: 496; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

no thanks

4. Whitedot

Posts: 633; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Not at all.

5. Sunbae-min

Posts: 135; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

A bit disappointed with our LG brother :( Why with that stupid notch though? I'll kick off an online petition for LG to revoke this ridiculous trend. Don't forget Samsung & LG are the real innovators not copycat like those Chinese OEM.

18. Nimbus

Posts: 433; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Atleast sony didn't did what LG is doing with notch on its flagship lol.

26. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

But unlike LG, they removed the 3.5 mm jack

35. mootu

Posts: 1271; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

"Don't forget Samsung & LG are the real innovators not copycat like those Chinese OEM" Sure they are. What were the innovations for the S series this year?, copied animoji from Apple and slowmo ripped off from Sony. Plus LG Mobile wont exist in 3 years, they are currently losing $1 billion a year and LG wont stand that for long.

39. fuccbois

Posts: 4; Member since: May 10, 2017

I disagree. I think the only true innovator in the two is LG. While sasmsunmg is just a plain s**tty copycat.

6. surethom

Posts: 1541; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Yes but would be more excited if it has an Amoled screen not LCD. Nice that its not going to be ultra wide like most of the current flagship mobiles.

7. andrewc31394

Posts: 268; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

still using my V20 and it looks like LG has gone downhill sadly. i love my removable battery so i can swap it out for a fully charged one whenever, the second screen is awesome, as is the IR blaster and headphone jack/Quad DAC. but sealing in the battery and putting in a notch just because Apple did it is pathetic. it's sad to see a company that was once innovative and unafraid to make something bold now just try and clone every other device on the market -_-

8. Chaise unregistered

Not with that notch! I thought LG was an innovator not follower.

9. fatTony

Posts: 113; Member since: Dec 20, 2012

I would seriously consider the G7 if it's notch-less.

10. jfe58

Posts: 2; Member since: May 05, 2016

I don't have the same visceral response to "the notch" as many people. Overall, it seems like this is going to be a great phone. Some competition for Samsung (my preferred brand) and other top brands is a good thing. Even the curios name ThinQ to match the LG IoTs doesn't make me pause. It's my belief we'll still call the phone a G7. I'll give it a try.

11. Sparkxster

Posts: 1091; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Looking forward to the official reveal announcement for the G7 it's coming along nicely.

12. toosmoove

Posts: 914; Member since: Sep 28, 2017

I'd be more excited for a Note 7 than a G7.

13. mcoomes

Posts: 56; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

56 people aware enough to visit this site, take the poll, and actually select "LG is still making phones". Obvious trolls are obvious.

14. Metalspy8

Posts: 148; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

The Notch is acceptable only ...and only if it doesnt carry a chin.. A phone with a notch and a chin IMO is the stupdist thing any phone manufacture can do.

15. chbanks512

Posts: 73; Member since: Mar 07, 2017

Is there a notch?? Then I'm out....

16. CEDEOTB

Posts: 288; Member since: Nov 21, 2016

Where's the "No it has a notch option"

19. sosojerk

Posts: 4; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

Notch detected... Rejecting phone now.

20. power21

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 15, 2015

i hate notches and i want a regular 6 inch phone.

21. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

I love small notches

22. Xperia14

Posts: 1192; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Definitely yes. Notch or no notch.

23. irossdrummer

Posts: 364; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

Screw the notch

24. Arashmahmoodi25

Posts: 128; Member since: Apr 07, 2017

No . No . I can't . I can't accept this. This is not the reality . No. NOOO !

25. MarmiteTheDog

Posts: 184; Member since: Jul 31, 2017

I'm more excited about a V40 with the headphone socket on top, no stupid notch on an OLED screen and tons of storage.

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