Just last week, we got a good look at the ”Self Healing” backside on the G Flex from LG, but given the video was straight from the manufacturer, it hardly ever relates to real world usage. Our buddy MKBHD got his hands on the new device from LG and decided to test out the self healing functionality himself. With the help of some normal keys and even a pocket knife, we can see just what the G Flex is made of. (more…)
Since its unveiling, LG has touted the “Self Healing” backside of the G Flex, which features a special coating that helps the device stay in pristine condition even after being lightly scratched up. The video LG posted this morning shows just what type of treatment the G Flex can take, and we must say, it’s quite impressive. (more…)
According to @evleaks, who has been spot on with a ton of recent information, states that the LG G Flex is confirmed for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. There are no known release timeframes as of right now, but you can rest assured that as soon as anyone knows, we will post the information here. The G Flex is an extremely unique smartphone, featuring a 6″ HD (720p) POLED display, 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, 3,500mAh battery, 13MP rear camera, LTE, and Android 4.2.2 all wrapped in a curved frame that is only 8.7mm thick. (more…)
Three weeks ago, Samsung announced the Galaxy Round as the first smartphone in the world to carry a curved display. After the announcement settled in, the world collectively agreed that the phone was created with one purpose only – for Samsung to say “we were here first.” The curve to the Galaxy Round makes little sense since it’s along the phone’s vertical axis, shows no benefit to a user, and really is nothing more than a race to the front of a new category, even if that category didn’t need to exist in the first place.
And then you have LG’s newly announce G Flex, which they took the wraps off this evening. It’s also one of the first in the world to feature a curved display, however, LG has made it clear that they think Samsung’s attempt shouldn’t even count. In LG’s press release for the G Flex, they have called it the world’s first “REAL” curved smartphone, touting all sorts of features that actually make sense and could provide some benefit, unlike Samsung’s Galaxy Round. (more…)
Just last week we got early renders of what LG’s G Flex might look like when we eventually see it. Flexible and curved displays seem to be the new buzzwords following the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Round and this new LG device. An Argentinian broadcasting station got their hands on the device for an on-air review and sent a few high res photos over to The Verge for us to inspect. (more…)
It is somewhat of a joke that we love to toss around here that LG copies pretty much everything that Samsung does or attempt to beat them to the punch. When news like the latest leak from LG appear however, it is really not a joke anymore. If you will remember, the night before Samsung announced the Galaxy Round, LG put out a press release that amounted to “we have curved displays coming soon too!” Now we have leaked renders of a device named the LG G Flex that shows what they meant. (more…)