Check out the first hands-on for the LG G Flex and watch the back cover self-heal

Check out the first hands-on for the LG G Flex and watch the back cover self-heal
The LG G Flex is supposed to launch tomorrow, Tuesday, in South Korea. On Sunday, we showed you a promotional video along with some pictures of the accessories being offered for the device. Today, we have a hands-on video from France which is obviously not in English. Keep in mind that what you are looking at is a 6 inch screen although resolution is 720 x 1280. The combination works out to a less than spectacular 245ppi pixel density.

We can just imagine LG G Flex owners repeating the action that shows off how the phone does actually live up to its name. As repeated in the video below, placing the phone screen-side down and placing some pressure on the middle of the back cover will result in the phone flexing. 

One of the cool features of the LG G Flex is the self-healing back cover that helps hairline scratches disappear on the rear of the phone. This process has to be seen to be believed, which is why you can see it work for yourself on the second video below.

Thanks, Anonymous Tipster!

source: JournalduGeek, LGOptimuskr via Webtrek (1), (2)

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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. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I hope they will be more CURVE screens will follow with other COMPANIES in the next year or two

11. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

And also other flexible hardware inside to make the phone real flexible. BTW brilliant self-healing concept.

18. couponk

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 12, 2013

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2. mturby unregistered

take that sammy, that is a REAL FLEX phone (+self healing). Think twice before trying to sell us a stupid galaxy round as a flexible phone. GO GO go LG, SHOW em what u've got!

3. maherk

Posts: 6717; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Samsung didn't market the Galaxy round as a flexible phone, they marketed it as a phone with curved screen, that's all troll!! Although I do agree that Flex is a much, much, much better concept than the round, I would never underestimate Samsung.

5. N5110

Posts: 13; Member since: Apr 26, 2013

Yeah, don't underestimate Samsung from copying ideas. It's their trademark.

6. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Hahaha... +1

14. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Do they also have a time machine to copy the G Note app, G View cover, G Flex concept, G Beam, G Voice, G camera app, G multitasking, G gestures and go back in time and release the S versions months before LG does?

4. fay99

Posts: 118; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

I wonder if it can be 100% healed, or there will be some mini scars

15. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

It looks like the second test has left some scratches.

7. E.S.1

Posts: 308; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Well, I guess my LG G2 that I bought last Wed is going back and I will wait for this... or maybe not. I'm not sure.

8. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2260; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

ahahaha! sammy just got served!..

9. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

I want self-healing display.

10. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

I want self-charging battery.

12. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

This is all wrong!! LG are suggesting this is flexible by using the word "FLEX" however it is not, it is "curved". This is just a half done job and not truly flexible! Flexible = capable of bending EASILY without breaking.

13. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

dude,, it's flexing. didn't you see the first video? good job to LG.

20. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

He got grape eyes, that could be his problem

16. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

Watch the video! Although it is not THAT flexible, but everything has to begin from something

17. buccob

Posts: 2952; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Now I really want a drop test for this device... flexible display, plus self healing back.... this phone is probably going to destroy every drop test available (except against Nokia 3310)

19. Pancholo

Posts: 380; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

After reading all the comments, why do I feel like I'm the only one that doesn't want a "real flexible" phone? :c Maybe just the screen to make it more resilient, but not an OMGZICANBENDTHESHIZOUTOFTHIS phone.

22. buccob

Posts: 2952; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Well for me it is the same reason to get a Waterproof phone like the one I own... the extra safety and bit of confidence that you can use the phone even if its raining, on the beach, pool, shower, kitchen, etc... and waterproofing tend to make phones a bit more resilent The upside for a flexible screen for me is the ability to survive drops, not just that I can bend it, that is not useful at all... And the self healing back is genious... no cases. Just how I like my phones.

21. PK1983

Posts: 215; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

The screen resolution is disappointing, but the rest of the phone looks awesome. If it is less than $900 in the US I would definitely consider this.

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