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LG G Flex Featured in Best LG

Announced
Oct 28, 2013
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Available: AT&T, Sprint
Discontinued: T-Mobile

Pros

  • Big display (6.0 inches)
  • High-resolution display (720 x 1280 pixels)
  • High-resolution camera (13 megapixels)
  • Quad core processor
  • Lots of RAM (2048 MB RAM)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • NFC

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion

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Description

The LG G Flex is a smartphone curved to follow the contour of the face. It also features the rear key first introduced in the LG G2, as well as a "Self Healing" coating on the back cover. On the specs side it includes a 6'' curved P-OLED display with 720 x 1280 px resolution, 2.26 GHz quad core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2 gigs of RAM, 32 GB storage space, 13 MP rear camera and 2.1 MP front one, all that run by Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (4.4.2, 4.2.2) Optimus 3.0 UI
  • Dimensions:
    • 6.32 x 3.21 x 0.31 inches (160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.24 oz (177 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 6.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 245 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • P-OLED
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camerabenchmark

  • Camera:
      • 13 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, ISO control, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 2.1 megapixels

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 330
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2048 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 3500 mAh

Multimediabenchmark

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz
  • USB:
      • USB 3.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • NFC, DLNA, Miracast, SlimPort, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • Yes
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 28 Oct 2013

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Charger, User Manual, Stereo Ear Microphone, USB Data Cable, Quick Service Guide

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as LG D958, LG D950


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

LG G Flex D950

(For AT&T)
Differences:
  • Talk time:
    • 19.40 hours
      the average is 12 h (705 min)
  • FDD LTE:
    • 700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes

LG G Flex D959

(For T-Mobile)
Differences:
  • Talk time:
    • 27.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (705 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 26.0 days (624 hours)
      the average is 20 days (491 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 3400 mAh
  • UMTS:
    • 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3

LG G Flex LS995

(For Sprint)
Differences:
  • Talk time:
    • 29.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (705 min)
  • FDD LTE:
    • 850 (band 26), 1900 (band 25) MHz
  • TDD LTE:
    • 2500 (band 41) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE

Despite our efforts to provide full and correct LG G Flex specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


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