LG G7 ThinQ is the name of LG's next flagship phone?

LG G7 ThinQ is the name of LG's next flagship phone?
It was back in February when reliable tipster Evan Blass passed along a promo for the refreshed version of the LG V30. The image alerted us to the name of the phone, the LG V30S ThinQ. You might call it Deja Vu as tonight Mr. Blass disseminated a tweet revealing that the LG G7 will be named the LG G7 ThinQ. Not to be confused with LG's SmartThinQ smart speaker, the ThinQ name on the handset means that the device supports LG's AI initiative.

For example, the AI feature on the LG V30S ThinQ allows the phone's cameras to use algorithms to brighten images by a factor of two. This improves photographs snapped under low-light conditions. AI CAM also analyzes the subject of your photographs, recommending the optimal shooting mode among eight different categories: portrait, food, pet, landscape, city, flower, sunrise, and sunset. Each mode enhances the picture being snapped by taking into account the viewing angle, color, reflections, lighting, and saturation level. QLens allows users to scan QR codes and recognizes certain items, telling you where to find it at the best price. The feature can also name certain landmarks, places of interest, foods, celebrities and more. We should see the LG G7 ThinQ unleashed with similar capabilities.

Just yesterday we showed you some renders of the LG G7 ThinQ, notch and all. We expect the device to carry a FullVision display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Snapdragon 845 mobile platform will be under the hood, and we should see the handset come with 6GB of RAM. The latest rumor has LG's 2018 flagship offering a pair of 16MP cameras mounted vertically, and we just might find a 3000mAh battery powering the phone.

The latest word is that the LG G7 ThinQ will be released next month with a price in the $850-$950 range.

LG's 2018 flagship could be named the LG G7 ThinQ

LG's 2018 flagship could be named the LG G7 ThinQ


source: @evleaks

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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(20h talk time)

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14 Comments

1. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2291; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Why can’t we go back to the good ol’ days of actually giving a device a name instead of it being an alphanumeric designation? LG Voyager, Chocolate, Incite, etc. For now it’s LG G7 ThinQ but next year we could see the LG G8 ThinQv2 Plus 2019 Edition. (Joking of course)

2. haruken

Posts: 303; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Because how are you supposed to explain and market the LG Bonbon being better than last year's LG biscuit? It's much easier with numbers.

7. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 913; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Double Chocolate? Then Triple Chocolate?

8. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2291; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

I understand the marketing behind it, but I just remember what it felt like to have a unique product in your hand versus what your friends had. And so, for me, a device that has a unique design and innovative features can all be wrapped up under one name. And it is possible for them to use something like LG Voyager (2018) and LG Voyager (2019). Or what if they went the way like Android and picked a category and went alphabetical in naming. So next years LG Donut would be better than this years LG Chocolate (funny as it sounds I still like it).

6. Bankz

Posts: 2486; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

from time immemorial, phone names have always had numerical additions, even as far back as the 3310 days..

9. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2291; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Yes I do remember the days of the Nokia 3310 and all of that, but the market moved away from those numbers for a reason. I just think we are repeating history again by using the numbers that we tried to get away from.

12. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Alphanumerics are ok. I don't want "Sprint Samsung Galaxy SII Epic 4g Touch2", or "Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Games Limited Edition" to happen again. I'm happy with LG G7 ThinQ.

10. dimas

Posts: 3286; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

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3. fyah_king unregistered

Lg thin q is good enough.lol

5. Derekjeter

Posts: 1455; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

They need to have numbers in the name, how else could you show off that you just got another $800 debt on your name. OEMs can’t really market names like before. People need the numbers to feel superior to others who have a lower number.

4. Derekjeter

Posts: 1455; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I hope they just drop their horrible UI and just run stock Android. I would really consider my pixel for this phone. Too many issues with my pixel.

11. Zylam

Posts: 1807; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Fully agree, LG hardware is really underrated but the software, as usual ruins the experience. At the very least I wish OEM's would provide the option to switch to Android One. That way everyone is happy.

13. AronWunarso

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Their UI isn't that horrible. I'm currently using the LG K10 2017 with LG UX 4.0 (I guess? But feels like LG UX 6.0). Even tho it's nowhere near stock but it feels better than any Chinese UI out there.

14. biagnosis

Posts: 106; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Yeah, good move by LG because their loyal customers will ThinQ twice because of the notch. lol

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