LG G7 (2017) Features, Specs, Release Date and Price
LG G7 is the upcoming flagship from LG and the successor of G6. LG G7 is the 7th generation smartphone in the most popular G series of LG. Recently the South Korean tech giant launched the LG G6 flagship at MWC 2016.
The next flagship from LG may come with metal unibody design with Corning Gorilla glass on front and rear sides of the device. Now we will roundup some anticipated features and specs of G7.
Display and Screen
LG G6 is coming with 5.7 inch display with 1440×2880 resolution IPS LCD Display according leaks. LG is going to use new 18:9 aspect ratio in G6 display. According to reliable reports, G6 Display may be bezel-less. So LG G7 also feature the same bezel less display of 5.7 inch but may feature 4K resolution. As usage of VR devices is increasing day by day, G7 may come with UHD resolution. G7 Display might be bezel less and also feature 18:9 aspect ratio. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 might be used in G7 to protect display bettter than its predecessor. Due to large screen and rich pixel resolution, G7 offers excellent VR view and crystal clear screen.
LG G6 is coming with 16MP dual camera setup at rear and 12MP front camera, according to leaks. So G7 also may sport 21MP and 16MP dual Rear camera setup and 16MP Front camera. Both front and rear cameras may support optical image stabilization, auto HDR, laser auto focus features. Rear camera of G7 may record videos at 4K and 2K resolution. Front camera may support 2K video recording.
LG G7 might be powered by the next high-end chipset from Qualcomm. Snapdragon 835 is an Octa Core chipset built on 10nm FinFET process. Snapdragon 835 contains 4 Kryo 280 Custom cores clocked at 2.45 Ghz and 4 Kryo 280 cores clocked at 1.9 Ghz. So it offers much better performance than Quad Core Snapdragon 821 and uses much lesser battery as it built on 10nm LPE process.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 also contains Adreno 540 GPU and X16 LTE modem. The X16 LTE modem is the world’s first Gigabyte modem. It supports Cat.16 LTE download speeds upto 1Gbps and Cat. 13 upload speeds upto 150 Mbps. Currently no carrier in the world supporting such lightening LTE speeds. But in upcoming years, carriers may support such lightening download speeds.
LG G7 may come with 6GB Ram to support multitasking much better than G6. It may come in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB internal memory variants. G7 may support microSD cards to extend storage upto 512GB. 3.5mm headphone might also be present in G7 like its predecessor.
LG unveiled G6 with 3300 mAh Li-Ion battery which is non-removable. So the LG G7 may come with 3400 mAh Li-Ion battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support. In the US and some selected regions, LG G7 will come with Wireless charging support.
LG G7 Quick Charge
The new Snapdragon 835 SoC from Qualcomm is also coming with Quick charge 4.0 capability. As LG G7 is coming with Snapdragon 835 chipset, it also supports Quick Charge 4.0. According to Qualcomm’s announcement regarding Quick Charge 4.0, it charges 20% faster than Quick Charge 3.0. Quick charge 4 also 30% more efficient than Quick Charge 3. Quick charge 4 technology also constantly monitors battery temperature during charging. So the battery is charged at 5 degrees C cooler temperature. Its battery saver feature also ensures that Battery to remain at 80% capacity even after 500 cycles. So LG G7 will charge faster and cooler than its predecessor.
Release Date and Price
LG may unveil G7 flagship at MWC 2018 which may take place in March 2018. So G7 might be available to buy from April 2018. Price details of LG G7 are yet to known. Price of G7 might start from $700.
We will update this article periodically with latest leaks and reports about G7. So keep visiting regularly.