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LG G Flex Curved Phone to Inspire 2014 Tech

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SEOUL, South Korea – Curved displays in smartphone seems to be the next trend that tech companies may be looking into. Recently Samsung introduced the Samsung Galaxy Round on its home turf-Seoul itself and its rival LG came out with the LG G Flex. proposed to be a real curved smartphone.

LG G Flex

LG seems to be adopting back the conventional method of curved handsets in telephones wherein the microphone is placed much closer to the mouth offering a good audible conversation. In its LG G Flex, LG has also incorporated the Rear Key introduced in LG G2. Moreover the device doesn’t sport any side key buttons.

LG G Flex

The LG G Flex is a successful outcome from the efforts of two LG companies – LG Display and LG Chem. The 6-inch display in LG G Flex is developed using Plastic OLEDs instead of glass to give it the necessary bent required. The role of LG Chem involves in making the curved batteries with a 3500 mAh support. The back coating of LG G Flex is made up of self-healing coating that will fight against the daily wear and tear that occurs with a smartphone body.

Its key features include a 2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM, 13MP rear and 2.1MP front camera, Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2, a 3500mAh battery, NFC along with Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity.

LG G Flex

LG has also introduced new features like Q Theater giving users the access to photos, videos and You Tube even from the lock screen. Its Dual Window splits the screen in two parts giving a seamless multi-tasking interface. The Rear Key features a multi-colored LED that flashes with different colors for different indications, for example: the Face Detection Indicator confirms the face detection and focus and flashes the LED on Rear Key in green color; the same LED is used for Camera Timer flashing and Urgent Call Alert Indication.

LG first launched the phone in South Korea on November and pursue a global launch from next year.

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By , Financial Director and Correspondent on Jan 9th, 2014 GMT +2

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