Today LG showcased its innovative design smartphone LG G Flex at a launch event in Delhi, India and the phone will be available for purchase in February next year. The highlighted feature of this smartphone is its Flexible display which can be curved around any axis and still remain functional. You can also flex the entire phone flat!
The LG G Flex has a display curved to 700 mm radius of curvature along the horizontal axis and the flexible P-OLED (Plastic substrate OLED) display is 6 inches in size. Display resolution is 720p HD which is not much considering the display size. the curved design will fit snugly in your pocket and prevent noise attenuation by up to 3 DB while making calls.It will also allow you to enjoy wider and better viewing angles while watching a video.
The phone is powered by powerful Snapdragon 800 chipset with 4 krait 400 processor cores clocked at 2.26 GHz. The processor is backed by 2 GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. The internal storage is 32 GB.
The Primary camera is of 13 MP but does not have optical image stabilization. The front camera is of 2.1 MP. The “Rear Key” that we saw in LG G2 will be present in LG G Flex has well. Another interesting feature of this phone is the self healing coating at the back, which is capable of healing minor scratches within minutes.
The battery capacity is pretty amazing at 3500 mAh and will supposedly last longer than LG G2, which had a massive battery backup. The battery used is also flexible and thus aids the flexing of this smartphone. On the software front this phone comes with Android 4.2 jellybean operating system and various other software tweaks like Dual Window for multi-tasking, Swing Lockscreen, Quick Theater, Answer Me, LG Knock-On Guest Mode, Slide Aside, etc.
Although the company didn’t specify the price tag yet, but according to the General Manager of LG Electronics, Amit Gujral, the phone can be expected to be priced between Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 65,000.
Key Specs – HTC Desire 501
|Model||LG G Flex|
|Display||6 Inch, HD|
|Processor||2.26 GHz Quad Core|
|Internal Storage||32 GB|
|OS||Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean|
|Cameras||13 MP/ 2.1 MP|
|Price||Expected b/w 60,000 to 65,000 INR|