Posted Tue Jan 6, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
A new curved-screen mobile handset is on the way.
LG has announced the successor to its original G Flex smartphone. The upcoming G Flex2 features improved specs and a more advanced design.
"The original G Flex demonstrated LG's pioneering spirit and with the G Flex2 we have refined the curved form factor, staying true to our philosophy of innovation for a better life," said Juno Cho, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. "The G Flex2 not only has the stunning looks, it also has the powerful guts to be at the cutting edge of current smartphone technology. Simply put, it’s a true head-turner in every sense of the word."
The smartphone features dynamically curved layers across the front, back, sides and top-to-bottom edges at a radius of 400mm to 700mm, allowing it to conform better to a user's face. The 5.5-inch P-OLED screen offers a full HD resolution of 1920x1080 with 403ppi. Under the hood, the device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 2.0GHz 64-bit Octa-Core CPU, Adreno 430 GPU, 2GB DDR4 RAM, and an integrated 3,000mAh battery all running Android 5.0. A rear 13MP and a front 2.1MP camera are also included. Models will be released in Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red with 16GB and 32GB storage options.
LG's G Flex2 smartphone will be available in Korea at the end of the month and will then expand to more global markets. The device is currently on display at the company's CES booth in Las Vegas.
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