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 is MIL-STD compliant for shock resistance. Its magnesium frame has I-beam construction, which should dissipate any sudden shocks.
Yes, LG G7 does have the gorilla glass protection at both sides of the phone, front & rear.
Yes, LG G7 does have the portrait mode.
There are so many little things done right in the G7, but it's up to you to discover them as our review is about to end. If you can live with the small setbacks the still camera has, then you most definitely have to try the G7 for a size.