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LG G Flex official, offers "self-repairing" back cover, horizontally curved 6 inch screen

0. phoneArena 27 Oct 2013, 22:23 posted on

On Sunday night, LG announced the LG G Flex; the device uses a flexible OLED screen technology to offer a 6 inch display with a curve along the horizontal axis. The display offers resolution of 720 x 1280. Thanks to the curve, the phone is 7.9mm to 8.7mm thin at various points. Besides the cool look, the handset has some serious horsepower with a quad-core 2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor under the hood...

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posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:27 10

1. wicpromd (Posts: 266; Member since: 20 Aug 2013)


lol
looks like Xperia TX in just opposite :D

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 02:01 3

35. dil2abu (Posts: 305; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


What about viewing angles? :-P

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:27 12

2. woodshop20 (Posts: 459; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)


So we have to compromise a good 1080p screen for an unbreakable one? Still don't really see many advantages over flat phones, plus it'll be a pain using the phone on a flat surface

That said, the battery capacity is quite impressive and the phone itself looks pretty cool.

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:28 12

21. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


it can stand on its sides☺

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:27 1

3. toyboyz (Posts: 185; Member since: 22 Jan 2010)


I like e.....:)

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:30 1

4. skuld (Posts: 44; Member since: 10 Jan 2013)


this will certainly fit well inside my jean's back pocket.

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:27 11

20. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


put it in your back pocket. put two, preferably, so you can get that nice ass form☺

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 11:20

47. androadictto (Posts: 13; Member since: 17 Oct 2013)


Hahahahahaha!

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 16:12

49. skinny95black (Posts: 113; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)


made my day

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:34 21

5. tiara6918 (Posts: 2075; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Looks better than the galaxy round

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:37 13

6. wicpromd (Posts: 266; Member since: 20 Aug 2013)


galaxy round will be much better with pocket comfortability :)

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:01 13

14. imMature (Posts: 87; Member since: 04 Sep 2013)


But not for watching videos :P

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 02:10 8

36. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4004; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Why do you use even use a phone?
Why don't you use a slab of wood, cut it "round" so that it feels comfortable in your pocket? Then, you don't have to worry about the calling capabilities of a phone. Right?

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:41 9

7. HASHTAG (unregistered)


Let's see, the Round will be good for the front pockets while the Flex would be good for the back pockets..... I guess your choice would be based on which pocket you prefer your phone to be in.

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:43 4

8. GadgetsMcGoo (Posts: 168; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)


LG seems to be copying the iPhone 5 ... not realizing that a bent iPhone is actually a flaw.

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:38 11

22. andynaija (Posts: 919; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


Just stop -_-

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:44 3

23. SleepingOz (unregistered)


HAHAHAHAHA! You made my day, bud! TY!

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:54 8

9. E.S.1 (Posts: 306; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)


720p screen on a 6 inch display? Hmm..

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 23:47 3

13. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Yeah, that killed it. I know this is probably a prototype like the Galaxy Round, but giving this a 4.7" or less display (keeping the same resolution) would have made it a viable handset.

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 22:57 1

10. doubler86 (Posts: 320; Member since: 26 Jan 2011)


These two have not been very good at all.

Galaxy Round - fits great in a front pocket and in a hand, but would be weird against your face.

LG Flex - fits great against your face but weird in any pocket and feels odd in a hand

The idea behind flexible screens is so we don't have glass and we can't break the screen, neither of these of these have this benefit. Waste of time

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 23:15 2

11. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


I want a Nokia lumia roundish designed phone with a wrap around display, not this >.

posted on 27 Oct 2013, 23:22 16

12. alltechinside (Posts: 248; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)


I'm more impressed with the self-repairing back cover than the curved screen itself lol

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 02:55 1

39. bohdan4ik13 (Posts: 103; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


Yup, cool feature!

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:17 1

15. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)


And why would I want this? It took decades for TVs to get flat screens, why would I want a curved one?

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:19

17. vikk2232153 (Posts: 19; Member since: 18 Oct 2013)


lol....lol..awesome comment..haha..thing u said is actually a point to ponder over..haha

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:24

19. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


i agree that we don't need curved displays but i think your point is incorrect.

yes we had convex crt displays before we had flat screens but this display is not convex or bulging. it is concave. so basically, from a bulging to a flattened display, we now get a display that has been pressed further to become concave.

stlil unnecessary though.

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:18 1

16. vikk2232153 (Posts: 19; Member since: 18 Oct 2013)


who wants a curved screen ?..LOL...I would be happy when someone introduces flexible screen rather than curved :)

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:45 3

24. SleepingOz (unregistered)


This is just the beginning. Patience..

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 00:58 1

27. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


For flexible phones, almost every hardware should be flexible.

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 06:07

44. vikk2232153 (Posts: 19; Member since: 18 Oct 2013)


you are 100% correct...!!..LG has recently inroduced flexible batteries..even foldable ones!!....Many companies are working on flexible screen...but we will get to see 1st prototype in around 2 yrs from now

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