LG announce local price and availability for G7 ThinQ smartphone

LG Australia have announced local availability and pricing for their new G7 ThinQ smartphone.

According to LG, the flagship device will be hitting Aussie shores from the 7th June, with a pre-sell period due to commence from today.

In Australia, the device will be available through JB Hi-Fi and MobileCiti for a recommended retail price of $1099. This price puts them below Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Nokia's 8 Sirocco but in line with Huawei P20 Pro.

Customers purchasing the phone between the 24th May and 30th June 2018 will receive a bonus LG ThinQ Speaker valued at RRP $299.

“The LG G7 ThinQ is strongly focused on the fundamentals and its launch marks a new chapter for our company,” said Hwang Jeong-hwan, president of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

“Through the combination of personalised and useful AI functionalities with meaningful smartphone features, this is LG’s most convenient smartphone yet.”

Powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, the LG G7 ThinQ is equipped with 4GB of RAM, a 6.1-inch display and 64GB of internal storage. The phone is also rated IP68 for dust and water resistance and features an improved camera (with 19 AI-assisted shooting modes), DTS:X sound and a Hi-Fi Quad DAC .

The LG G7 ThinQ will be available to pre-order from today but officially launch on the 7th of June at a local RRP of $1099.