LG has officially announced its new Q Series smartphones. They include LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α. They are successors to last year’s LG Q6 Series.
All of these handsets are IP68 rated for water and dust resistance. Moreover, they also comply with MIL-STD 810G certification, making them usable even in harsh environments.
They also come with QLens, an useful AI Camera feature which is only available in LG’s premium smartphones. It makes use of AI Technology for image recognition, image searching and enhancing online shopping experience (by performing image search).
The LG Q7, Q7 Plus and Q7 Alpha smartphones are powered by Android 8.0 Oreo OS. They pack in 5.5-inch FHD+ display (2.5D arc glass design) and comes with either 1.5GHz or 1.8GHz octa-core chipsets.
While LG does hasn’t revealed their pricing, company does say that LG Q7 is the first smartphone in its price range to offer DTS:X for virtual 3D surround sound (up to 7.1 channel audio via headphones. The Q7+ comes with Hi Quad-DAC for even richer sound.
LG Q7 / Q7+ / Q7α specifications
- Dimensions: 143.8 x 69.3 x 8.4 mm / Weight: 145 grams
- IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. MIL-STD 810G rated
- Dual SIM slots
- Android 8.0 Oreo OS
- Fingerprint sensor (rear), Face Recognition
- 5.5-inch FullVision display with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio, 442ppi pixel density, multi-touch support
- 1.5GHz octa-core OR 1.8GHz octa-core processor
- LG Q7: 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage, Expandable up to 2TB using MicroSD card
- LG Q7+: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, Expandable up to 2TB using MicroSD card
- LG Q7α: 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage, Expandable up to 2TB using MicroSD card
- Front Camera:
- LG Q7: 5MP (super wide angle) OR 8MP camera
- LG Q7+: 5MP (super wide angle) OR 8MP camera
- LG Q7α: 5MP (100-degree super wide angle)
- Rear Camera:
- LG Q7: 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, 1080p video recording
- LG Q7+: 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, 1080p video recording
- LG Q7α: 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, 1080p video recording
- Hi-Fi Quad DAC (only in LG Q7 Plus), DTS:X 3D Surround Sound
- 3000 mAh battery with fast charging support
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2 LE, USB TYpe-C 2.0, GPS/GLONASS, FM Radio
The LG Q7 and Q7 Plus come sin Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet colors. The LG Q7 Alpha (Q7α) comes in Moroccan Blue colors. The LG Q7 series will first land in Europe in June and will later roll out in American and Asian markets. Pricing details were not revealed.
Ha Jeung-uk, senior vice president and business unit leader for LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.
Consumers in the market for a balanced smartphone with the latest premium features will find the LG Q7 very hard to resist. With selected features just only recently introduced in our 2018 LG G7ThinQ, the Q7 is a great combination of features, design, performance and price.