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LG to launch a new series of phones to replace G-series on May 15: Report

LG reportedly shared information like the support for 5G connectivity and Snapdragon 7-series chipsets will be the key highlights of upcoming all-new series of phones on May 15.

  • Published: April 7, 2020 11:26 AM IST
LG G8X ThinQ

LG might be prepping to shut its smartphone business, but the South Korean tech company had a few good offerings under its umbrella which are still worth considering. LG G8X ThinQ is one such phone that comes with a reliable dual camera setup. The dual setup consists of a 12-megapixel f/1.8 main shooter and a 13-megapixel f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle sensor. The cameras are capable of capturing great shots with rich colors and detailing in daylight. The reds can appear a bit oversaturated but it manages to render bright Instagram-ready photos. The phone gets a 32MP front camera that supports bokeh effect. Other specs include- dual 6.4-inch OLED displays with HDR10 support, powerful Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB RAM, 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, and 4,000mAh.


LG is reportedly preparing to launch a replacement series to the popular G series on May 15. The alleged information comes from the company’s home region. As per the Korean news publication Naver (via XDA-Developers), LG revealed this information on a product briefing which was attended by a few Korean telecom operators. Also Read - LG V60 ThinQ 5G launched with Snapdragon 865 SoC and dual screen

It’s been reported that LG also shared information like the support for 5G connectivity and Snapdragon 7-series chipsets will be the key highlights of upcoming all-new series of phones on May 15. It is a little strange that LG will instead launch the phone with the 7 series chipset and not use flagship Snapdragon 865 SoC, considering that it will be the replacement of the LG G series of phones. Also Read - LG V60 ThinQ 5G स्मार्टफोन ड्यूल स्क्रीन के साथ हुआ लॉन्च, जानें खूबियां

Going by the report, we can safely assume that LG will either use Snapdragon 765 or 765G SoCs for this new of series phones because these are the only 7-series chipsets from Qualcomm to feature a 5G modem. Just before the MWC, there were many rumors and leaks about the LG’s G9 ThinQ smartphone. The South Korean company was expect to showcase the phone during the mega event but unfortunately the MWC 2020 got called off due to Coronavirus outbreak. Also Read - LG Q51 with triple-camera, Helio P22 SoC launched: Price, features

The rumors had suggested that the smartphone could feature a horizontally-stacked quad rear camera setup, placed centrally. The LG G9 ThinQ will tipped to flaunt an almost bezel-less display with a waterdrop notch.

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But coming back to the latest information, now it appears that the 7-series chipset will allow LG to put a more aggressive price point on its upcoming phone lineup. At present, there is no confirmation on what this new series will be called, but considering last week’s rumor, we could see the old Chocolate line make a comeback.

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  • Published Date: April 7, 2020 11:26 AM IST



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