Video promo for the LG G Flex calls the phone a mobile IMAX theater; images show off accessories

Video promo for the LG G Flex calls the phone a mobile IMAX theater; images show off accessories
A promotional video for the LG G Flex has been spotted in Korea, LG's home country. The curved smartphone is scheduled to be released in the region on Tuesday. The video shows off the curved 6 inch screen from almost every angle you can imagine. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Round, which curves in on the sides, the LG G Flex curves in from the top and bottom of the screen.

What is interesting is the characterization of the phone as a mobile IMAX theater which is not only shown in the video, it is mentioned in a promotional ad for SK Telecom (which you will find in the slideshow below). The same ad also shows how the phone is flexible. No, it is not malleable and you can't fold it into a small post-it note sized handset. But we recently passed along a video that showed how by applying pressure to the phone, it will flex.

In addition to the Korean promo video, some images were discovered on an website in Korea that show off some of the accessories that LG will have available for the handset including the Quick Window Case, and the Vest Case which seems to protect the back of the device only. The third accessory is a 16GB USB flash drive.

With talk that the LG G Flex is going to have a global release, there is hope for those in the states who have been fascinated by the model.




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source: LGOptimuskr via Webtrek

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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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15 Comments

1. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Well, even though it's not actually flexible, it is virtually unbreakable. Unless someone decides to shoot it with a sniper rifle like they did with the iPad Air... It's a good thing they added OTG as well, don't see many phones around these days with that feature.

2. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

noting against LG. with all honesty i don't see this phone gaining popularity LG should have skipped this phone went straight to real flexible bendable phones. this phone doesn't interest me in anyway.

4. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

This phone is just a stepping stone for future flexible phones. By selling it, they can actually get customer feedback and improve. Don't forget the OG iPhone didn't even have WiFi, should they have skipped that too?

7. Alan01

Posts: 569; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

OG Apple iPhone did have Wi-Fi...OG BlackBerry Storm did not...I had both. Regards, Alan F.

3. xtroid2k

Posts: 601; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

I like this phone. Reminds of the old flip phones. Also this phone contours to the face.

5. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

much better that the Galaxy Round, which I would say is just horrible.

12. mturby unregistered

yeah, somebody should try and flex the round and see if its real flexible as samsung says it is.

8. AJtheAndroid

Posts: 42; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

If it weren't for the stupid back buttons...

14. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

Took me less than a day to get used to the G2 buttons. I'm finding when I pull my phone out to use it, my index finger is naturally right there to turn it on.

9. roldxx

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 27, 2013

lg beat samsung on this one

13. mturby unregistered

what samsung is trying to do is convince us that they are the first company making flexible phones, which is stupid cuz galaxy round is not flexible as the lg flex

10. imparanoic

Posts: 88; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

720p 6inch, mobile imax? do make me laugh, only 244ppi

11. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

At 720p it should be called CAM RIP

15. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

That battery is awesome it smokes the Galaxy round

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