Poll results: Would you pick a curved smartphone like the LG G Flex 2 over a flat one?

Poll results: Would you pick a curved smartphone like the LG G Flex 2 over a flat one?
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!
29.47%
No, I don't see why I should pick a curved phone over a flat one.
31.6%
Shape doesn't matter that much to me. If it's a great phone overall, I'd get it.
38.93%




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G Flex 2
  • 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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27 Comments

1. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Flat please >_>

11. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I have not played seesaw after elementary school.

15. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

ur missing out then

22. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

THIS >> "Shape doesn't matter that much to me. If it's a great phone overall, I'd get it."

2. Meccalangelo

Posts: 29; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Won't be interesting till Apple makes one. Similar to how the iPhone was the perfect size till the 6plus came along.

4. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Fanboy spotted.

6. Furbal unregistered

he's being snarky and laughing at iphone fanboys.

8. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

i think what he's saying is that he spotted a fanboy of a competing brand (lg perhaps)

16. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

yes!!

3. Aliagha

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

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?

18. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

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.

24. Aliagha

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

Ok bro

5. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

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.

7. jmonteiro829

Posts: 261; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

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.

12. Aliagha

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

Thanks never thought of that

13. murron

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

I've watched a drop test of the first generation flex and it cracked just as easy as any other lg phone.

14. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

You don't need curved smartphone for that....just poled is enough.

17. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

THANK you, these people have all missed the point

9. redbaronk12

Posts: 99; Member since: Dec 14, 2013

I have the N6 which has a curved back so it rocks and spins when lying flat. It's a pain in the ass sometimes. The LG looks like it would be even worse.

10. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

No useless QHD and OLED screen is my pick. Also durability in Flex 2 is exceptional.

19. mike2959

Posts: 694; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

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.

21. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

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.

20. Elusivellama

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 26, 2014

I can curve any smartphone, just give it to me I'll show you how.

23. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Curved phones are dangerous in pockets just like iPhone 6 Plus.

25. Arčijs15

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 07, 2014

I like the lg g flex 2,but I think this phone isn't for me because I like to put my phones in my front jeans pocket.

26. darkkjedii

Posts: 31045; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Good looking device, but the buttons on the back are a turnoff.

27. Blackrod5000

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 20, 2013

LG is stupid for making the phone smaller it was a beautiful when it was a 6" screen now they have messed the phone up

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