13 April 2020
LG G9 ThinQ may not be the company’s next flagship smartphone, as reported in a South Korean blog. According to what is suggested, the G9 ThinQ will bear a mid-range processor, called the Snapdragon 765G. This means the device is going to be a 5G smartphone and the report claims it is still going to be priced at the same price tag at which the G8 came.
The report further also claims the device is going to have a 1080p-class OLED display. It will be a larger display with a screen size between 6.7-inch and 6.9-inch. The report even suggests that the LG G9 ThinQ 5G could launch at the end of March at a price of KRW 900,000 ($705). This is the same price at which the LG G8 was launched but the G9 is going to be 5G device and this does add some cost, but reportedly, LG hasn’t increased it and will sell it at the same price.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 700 series isn’t a flagship tier but the real-time performance of this hardware has been really good. So, it’s good to see that smartphone manufacturers are making use of this processor to their full potential. Recently, ZTE Axon 11 5G launched with the same processor as well.
Earlier this year, the renders of the LG G9 ThinQ leaked that revealed the design. It has a punch-hole in the center and an in-display fingerprint scanner. It has quad rear cameras setup, all of which are aligned horizontally, along with LED flash. It reportedly also features a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.