Today at CES 2015, LG pulled the sheets off its much expected and awaited G Flex 2, a successor to LG G Flex that is actually meant to bend (pun intended).
LG G Flex 2 retains the same design as its predecessor G Flex, except that the newer one feels more fine and premium when held. Furthermore, it features an enormous 5.5 inch display that has a 23 degree arc and is simply an eye-catcher with its curvy shape.
Do not hold any such doubts inside of you that the G Flex 2 will loose its curvy shape and turn to the standard bar phone. LG G Flex 2 will retain its original shape if bended to an extent, you don’t need to caress your phone like a baby. Well, we do not recommend you to play around with the device as if it is a rubber toy.
The curve shape, in fact, offers a perfect display eliminating all sorts of reflections and provides you a hiked immersive viewing experience. LG has spared no expense to make this phone better in all aspects. The back protective coating that is said to be self-healing in seconds and is scratch-resistant. Yes, you can bid goodbye to the fancy back covers if you get your hands on this phone.
Diving into the specifications part, the G Flex 2 is the first smartphone to be powered by a Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor. Furthermore, the phone features a 5.5-inch OLED display with full HD resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 along with 2 GB RAM. It has 13 MP full HD rear camera with dual LED flash and OIS+ with the company’s laser focus technology, perfect set up for a clean and sharp image. The smartphone also boasts of its 2.1 front camera equipped with motion recognition, good enough to pose and click dozens of selfies.
On the internal storage basis, the phone comes in two variants – 16 GB and 32 GB. It also has a microSD card for storage expansion. On the connectivity front, it supports 4G LTE, HSPA+ 21/42Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X) 4.1, NFC, SlimPort, A-GPS, GLONASS and USB 2.0.
Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system, the phone also features gesture controls. The device is packed with a 3,000mAh battery powering the phone with fast charge support, which as per the company, can charge phone to 50% in 40 minutes.
For now, the phone will be available on sale in South Korea by the end of this month, with a promise of global availability to happen soon.
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