In its way, LG is the most leak-friendly company in the world, mainly because as its phones meander towards a public announcement, it peppers the media with teases and press releases meant to keep the hoards satisfied.
To that end, the company has announced that the LG G7 ThinQ will have a 6.1-inch IPS LCD display that goes up to 1000 nits, which makes it the brightest panel using that technology we've seen to date. Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 and S9 series can go beyond 1,000 nits, but only when in bright sunlight and can't be specified by the user.
The G7's display will also be taller than its predecessor's, the LG G6, with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio — identical to the iPhone X — which accommodates the notch portion of the screen without sacrificing additional real estate. According to a pair of screenshots provided to Android Central, it appears you'll be able to turn off the notch portion of the display and harmonize the top portion of the user interface.
LG says that in addition to the screen going really, really bright, it's also 30% more power-efficient than the QHD+ panel of the LG G6, and will have a smaller bezel portion below the screen. Finally, the screen is able to reproduce 100% of the DCI-P3 color space, a stat prized for its accuracy and versatility when conveying photos and video. There will also be six explicit screen settings — Auto, Eco, Cinema, Sports, Game and Expert — to choose from.
Previous leaks have revealed that the LG G7 will have a Snapdragon 845, a dual camera setup, a notch, and a dedicated Google Assistant button.
The LG G7 ThinQ will be announced on May 2nd.
New Super Bright Display Allows Stunning Display Quality While Lowering Power Consumption
LG's upcoming premium smartphone, the LG G7 ThinQ, will be equipped with a brand new 6.1-inch display QHD+ (3120 x 1440 resolution) FullVision display that is rated at a maximum of 1,000 nit, making it the brightest and most vibrant display on the smartphone market today.
Powered by LG's latest LCD technology Super Bright Display, the LG G7 ThinQ allows users the convenience of operating the phone in almost any lighting condition, notably under bright sunlight while reducing power consumption by as much as 30 percent than the LG G6.
Building on the well-received LG G6's display-to-body ratio, the LG G7 ThinQ will be easy and comfortable to operate and hold in one hand, especially with the ergonomic and beautiful curved tempered glass. The previous 18:9 FullVision display of the LG G6 has also been enhanced on the LG G7 ThinQ with a new 19.5:9 FullVision screen ratio complemented by almost 50 percent slimmer bottom bezel than its predecessor.
Color tones on the LG G7 ThinQ will look rich and natural even under bright light courtesy of the newly developed Super Bright Display by LG that covers 100 percent of DCI-P3 color space. Additionally, the LG G7 ThinQ can automatically adapt to six screen color settings for different content such as Auto, Eco, Cinema, Sports, Game and Expert. Auto mode enables LG G7 ThinQ to automatically analyze current content, such as video, game, photo or web, and optimize display setting while reducing power consumption.
For power users that are looking for total control over their smartphone's display, the LG G7 ThinQ allows users to fine-tune the screen by conveniently scrolling each RGB color level option while supporting modes are activated. LG has offered a similar feature with its camera in the past for shutterbugs, and it is doing the same for users desiring a higher-level degree of control with their displays.