Poll results: Would you pick a curved smartphone like the LG G Flex 2 over a flat one?
posted by Nick T. / Jan 09, 2015, 9:28 AM
CES 2015 has come and gone, but the splash made by the gadgets shown off at the show will resonate for quite some time. And without a doubt, it was the LG G Flex 2 that produced the biggest bang, at least in the smartphone department. It is remarkable not only with its potent hardware muscle, but also with its unique design and the perks that come along with it. And we're betting that the handset is now on the wishlists of many who have familiarized themselves with it via our G Flex 2 hands-on.
However, there seems to be a great number of folks who don't really care if their smartphone is flat or curved. At least that's the conclusion we arrived at after analyzing the results from our recent poll, where we asked our readers whether they'd pick a curved smartphone over a flat one. About 39% of all who voted would buy a great smartphone regardless of its shape. The percentage of people who don't see enough benefit of curved smartphones over flat ones is also pretty significant – about 31.6%. And last but not least, there's the minority of folks who are throwing money at their screens as we write these lines. About 29.5% of the respondents are eager to buy a curved smartphone like the LG G Flex 2.
Surprised by these results? Which group do you belong to? Let us know in the comments below!
Would you buy a curved smartphone like the LG G Flex2?
Yes, shut up and take my money!
No, I don't see why I should pick a curved phone over a flat one.
Shape doesn't matter that much to me. If it's a great phone overall, I'd get it.
- Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
- Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 3000 mAh(18h 3G talk time)
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Flat please >_>
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 9:32 AM 4
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Won't be interesting till Apple makes one. Similar to how the iPhone was the perfect size till the 6plus came along.
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 9:35 AM 12
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posted on Jan 09, 2015, 10:14 AM 3
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I would rather a flat phone I dont see a reason to buy a cruved one that is no diffrent than its flat version At least note edge has new options but g flex?
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 9:54 AM 1
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Information about curved screens have been out since over a year ago. Learn to Google it if you have no imagination to understand it by yourself.
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 12:30 PM 0
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Only thing bothers me is how it will lay in pocket,I think how galaxy round was designed is more preferable.i have used the previous version, it's intriguing to use especially hope our thumbs are created.
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 10:19 AM 3
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Everyone keeps saying why the curved smartphone. The reason I would is because you wouldn't have to worry about the LCD display getting cracked if the phone is dropped or bent. As long as the glass holds up you are good to go.
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 10:41 AM 1
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fad noun an intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived and without basis in the object's qualities; a craze.
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 12:44 PM 0
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I don't know if this is a fad, maybe the enthusiasm about it, but the curved design is not new (I'm still using my galaxy nexus which was curved and came out in 2011, though not as drastic as this LG flex) and there are some practical reasons for using a curved design like this. I consider the edge design more of a fad at this point, though once again it's cool for looks and there are some practical uses for the extra screen realestate there... but to me for that there are more negatives than positives.
posted on Jan 09, 2015, 2:14 PM 1
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