Yes, LG has added voice recognition in LG G7 Plus. This is actually a combination of a new chipset, a few mics and Google's AI. The G7 Plus can recognize your voice from up to 5 meters distance even in a noisy of surrounding and can launch Google Assitant in an instant.
Yes, LG G7 Plus is MIL-STD compliant for shock resistance.
Yes, LG G7 Plus does have the 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Yes, LG G7 Plus does have the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, on both sides of the phone - front as well back.
LG G7 Plus has a high-end 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC from ESS and is complete with DTS-X codec. Which means that the phone can stimulate 7.1 surround sound, which is the first time in a smartphone.
The LG G7 ThinQ comes with some very appealing features that include a Super Bright Display, a dedicated Google Assistant button, DTS:X surround and an incredibly loud speaker. It also comes with a notch which may not appeal to everyone but its powerful specifications and strong feature set make it a worthy contender.