Final yr, LG was the primary one to unveil its flagship smartphone G6. For this reason the smartphone got here with Snapdragon 821 as a substitute of the Snapdragon 835. Whereas the Snapdragon 835 SoC was introduced at CES, it was not made out there by the point G6 was launched. Since you’ll often anticipate a flagship to function the newest and the best processor round, the G6 didn’t make an impression as a flagship machine. Yesterday, we got here throughout a bit of data suggesting that the South Korean OEM might take the identical route with the upcoming G7. The “Future LG G7” was listed on the corporate’s web site with Quick Cost four.zero help, which is the usual fast cost know-how current in 2017’s Snapdragon 835.
This gave start to speculations that LG might launch the G7 with Snapdragon 835 as a substitute of Qualcomm’s newest flagship processor Snapdragon 845. We’re but to know if the corporate is definitely planning that, but when the speculations are true, it can disappoint many LG followers on the market. Quite the opposite, South Korean publication ET Information has reported that the upcoming G7 will arrive with the Snapdragon 845.
The report has additional claimed that the G7 will not be unveiled on the MWC 2018, which is slated to happen in February. The mass manufacturing of the smartphone will solely start in March, adopted by a launch in April in South Korea. The corporate has apparently confirmed to have agreed to launch the handset with three cell communications companies in April.
“LG Electronics shouldn’t be prone to launch the LG G7 at MWC 2018,” a cell operator official was quoted as saying to the publication stated. “We heard that it was prone to be launched in mid-March”.
In relation to availability, the G7 might be launched in South Korea after April 20. “Home customers will have the ability to buy the G7 after April 20th,” stated one other official.
Coming again to the specs, if LG does launch the G7 will Snapdragon 845, it will likely be big improve over final yr’s G6 for the reason that latter got here with Snapdragon 821. So what are the opposite upgrades we should always anticipate to see on the corporate’s 2018 flagship.
Nicely, based on this report, the G7 might be sporting a bezel-less design (no shock there) with an OLED show. The smartphone is alleged to function quad cameras, a twin digital camera setup at each the entrance and the again. Additionally it is prone to function 6GB RAM (the LG G6 had solely 4GB of RAM).
Aside from that, the G7 may also pack IP68 certification for water and dirt resistance, LG Fe, wi-fi charging and Google Assistant. Lastly however most importantly, the smartphone is alleged to be geared up with iris recognition know-how. If this report is to be believed, the LG G7 might be first LG machine to function iris scanning.