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LG G Flex gets November 12th release date in Korea

0. phoneArena posted on 08 Nov 2013, 01:04

The LG G Flex, LG's curved handset, will be launched in Korea starting on November 12th; with a curve on the top and bottom of the handset, the LG G Flex really does flex when pressure is applied to it as we showed you with a 14 second video. The phone is priced at 999,900 Korean Won ($940 USD). Next month, the device is expected to launch on Orange France...

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posted on 08 Nov 2013, 01:26

1. JMartin22 (Posts: 2013; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)

That back-button placement really is going to be the new standard for all their phones? Yuck. As for curved displays; I'll just wait and see what the second generation phones of this archetype bring. That's usually where a lot of detrimental issues are ironed out and more useful utilities are added.

posted on 08 Nov 2013, 01:56

2. GeekMovement (unregistered)

The biggest part that bothers me about curved display is its awkwardness when placed down on a flat surface.

posted on 08 Nov 2013, 05:35

3. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2286; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)

$940?? Tell me that's a typo?

posted on 08 Nov 2013, 07:54

4. tehcaucasianasian (Posts: 11; Member since: 30 Aug 2013)

Its probably off-contract price. Even if it isn't, there are some curious people who would pay that much. I personally would wait for some reviews to see if its worth my money at all.

posted on 08 Nov 2013, 09:00

5. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3814; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)

Of course it's the off-contract price. Have you ever heard of a phone that costs almost $1000 on contract?

posted on 08 Nov 2013, 11:18 1

6. mturby (unregistered)

is the samsung galaxy round flexible as the lg flexible is? no way. cmon lg, show sammy how to do flexible phones.

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