The G Flex was released months after Kit Kat was made available by Google, but LG still released the device with no specifics on when users could expect an update to Android 4.4+. Earlier in April, AT&T announced that its variant of the G Flex would be receiving Kit Kat (which it since has), and it appears that Sprint is also ready to begin pushing out the update to users. (more…)
The update includes a new full-screen mode (Immersive), restyled notification and navigation areas, battery performance improvements, and “enhanced” processing speed. You should also find some of the other goodies that came with Kit Kat, like cloud printing, Tap & Pay for making secure NFC payments, the ability to choose a default SMS app, emoji, and prettier music controls from the lock screen.
The update is 686MB in size, and can be grabbed by going into Settings>General>About phone>Software update>Update now. (more…)
Ever since it was introduced with the LG G2, the KnockOn tap-to-wake software that LG patented has been a major focal point of its OEM software. LG even improved its own design by announcing KnockCode alongside the G Pro 2, which will launch later this year. Apparently, demand was so high for creating a personalized knocking pattern to unlock your device that LG is bringing it to more of their older devices. (more…)
I’m mostly speechless after watching this new ad for the LG G Flex, but in a fantastic way. It is so completely, 100%, can’t-be-argued, brilliant on a number of levels.
Talking bearded hands that can be fed cheesecake while attacking you with a crab claw? That awkward moment where you take your sexual conversation over garlic too far, resulting in a kitchen counter hump session? “Wolverine, like a BAAWSS.”
Yes to all of it. Do more of this LG, do more.
The hype train is always fully fueled when it comes to new phones, and with a new year beginning, the hype is bigger than ever. LG announced the G Flex late last year right after Samsung announced the Galaxy Round, a device which we thought looked like a complete abomination. The G Flex however is curved the correct way, supposedly allowing for a perfect fit on your face (or butt), while still delivering a phablet experience for those who enjoy large phones. It was initially introduced for international markets, but has now come to the U.S. for 2014.
We had hands-on with the G Flex at CES, but now that we have had one in our own possession for about a week, we can give a detailed opinion this monster of a device. Is the curved display just a fad? Are back buttons here to stay? Is 720p a viable option for a device with a 6″ display in 2014? Let’s find out together.
This is Droid Life’s review of the LG G Flex. (more…)
This morning, we received a package from LG, which contained a G Flex on AT&T’s network. In the near future, we will pump out a full review for the device, but until then, it’s time for everyone’s favorite – an unboxing video!
This is my first time with my hands on the device, since Kellen took those privileges at CES this year. If you would like to see his brief hands-on with the device, you can do so here. Now the device is in our territory, so we will be sure to put it through the paces. (more…)
T-Mobile customers, if you have been awaiting the announcement of the LG G Flex or Optimus F3Q, then today’s announcement should excite you. This morning, T-Mobile announced that both devices will be available on its network starting February 5, with pre-orders for the G Flex starting today. (more…)
It’s January 24, which means AT&T’s pre-orders for the LG G Flex are now live online. The device is priced at $299.99 on a new two year agreement, $694.99 off contract, or just $34.75 per month for 20 months with AT&T Next.
The internals for the G Flex would seemingly warrant such a high subsidiary, but don’t forget, the device’s 6.0″ curved P-OLED display is not Full HD. We had a hands-on with the G Flex at CES, and while it is a gorgeous device, pixels are quite visible from certain viewing angles. While seeing pixels may not be a deal breaker for a few of you, we still wanted to give a friendly heads up. (more…)