14 second video shows that the LG G Flex really does flex

14 second video shows that the LG G Flex really does flex
For those who thought that the LG G Flex had a somewhat misleading name, or was LG's attempt to cash in on the demand for a flexible screen, we now have video proof that the device is aptly named. A 14 second video shows how the phone does indeed flex when pressure is applied to the phone The key thing here is that enough pressure has to be applied that you wouldn't want to do this to your phone often because of the risk of breaking the screen.

The combination of the size (6 inches) and the resolution (720 x 1280) results in a rather low 245ppi pixel density, compared to today's high-end models. But the phone does provide some horsepower with a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 under the hood. 2GB of RAM keeps the multi-taskers happy and there is 32GB of storage on board. Did we mention the 32MP rear snapper, or the 2.1 front-facing one? A hefty 3500mAh cell keeps the display lit and Android 4.2.2 is pre-installed.

The LG G Flex has its volume and power buttons on the back, similar to the LG G2, and the self healing material on the back of the phone can help it self-repair hairline scratches. And yes, it does flex. To see it do so, click on the video below.

source: Engadget

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G Flex
  • Display 6.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3500 mAh



1. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Hehe sounds like it could crack at any moment from the video.

2. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

Oh, SNAP!!!

3. DimitriTech unregistered

I wont care about flexible displays until the actual screen or entire phone can bend.. this is just an inverted mini touchscreen tube tv..

4. lifeyourlive

Posts: 126; Member since: Aug 23, 2013

5. guest1234567

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

another video of it flexing youtube.com/watch?v=H56j16OhvbM

6. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

Yea give it another 10 seconds and.... CRACK!!

7. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2266; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

32mp rear snapper?is this the 1020 kill3r.omg.

16. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

its 13mp.............. not 32

20. Xeriffs

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 17, 2012

Nope it's 32

8. TwentyWendy

Posts: 65; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Poor flexing, should go to the gym more often :3

9. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Normaly I don't with you or the things that you say, but for this comment you get +1.

10. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I guess it gives extra durability although I wouldn't jerk around with it, since HW parts are still not flexible.

11. berio123

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

And the point is ?

12. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

The only one I can think of is if a customer accidently sits on it while it's in their back pocket on a hard surface.

13. Sondae

Posts: 291; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

It sure is like a sound of breaking from inside of the phone.

14. mturby unregistered

great! now, try to turn it on so we can see it.

15. marchels14 unregistered

32 mp didn't it have 13mp, there must be something wrong in this post.

17. b1acktiger

Posts: 223; Member since: May 19, 2012

Does the SoC also flexible ? :P

18. TomTheNerd

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

"32mp rear snapper" ?

19. eN16HTMAR3

Posts: 253; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

This is great step before releasing unbreakable screens. I think that is where this tech will go next.

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