Android 4.4 KitKat update rolling out to LG's G Flex (only in Korea for now)


LG is now offering an official Android 4.4 KitKat update for its curved G Flex smartphone in South Korea. All three Korean variants of the G Flex are getting KitKat: LG F340S, LG F340K, and LG F340L.

The update includes the new Knock Code screen unlocking feature that LG has been heavily promoting since last month (the feature is already available on newer handsets, starting with the LG G Pro 2). What the update doesn’t seem to include is support for 4K video. But maybe this will be available when the KitKat update arrives on the international version of the G Flex? We can’t know for sure, but we’ll certainly keep you posted.

The G Flex was released by LG in November last year as its first smartphone to feature a curved, flexible display. The handset can be purchased in many markets around the world, including in the US - where we're hoping to see it getting KitKat soon. 

source: LG (in Korean, automatic translation not available)

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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

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7 Comments

1. Jishnusur

Posts: 174; Member since: Oct 07, 2013

It has got 4K. Please check. I have confirmed news.

2. vincelongman

Posts: 5720; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I reckon 4K videos from phone camera don't actually look that much better than 1080p

3. Jishnusur

Posts: 174; Member since: Oct 07, 2013

4. Ashoaib

Posts: 3297; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Phone is bigger then the face of these girls :)

5. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Bought the G flex 2 days ago really great phone, beautiful screen but needs more resolution and more PPI, the battery life is great plus G flex it's the best Android device when it comes to gaming performance due to the lower resolution graphics still looks great. Hope KitKat come soon to G flex with some camera improvement specially with low light improvement .

6. MANGUELPR unregistered

My LS995ZV3 G Flex record 4K too since i bought it. And is still 4.2.2

7. realzyx

Posts: 1; Member since: May 03, 2014

Hi, anyone know which version of th lg g flex is the internationl? for southamerica? tnx

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