As promised, LG has launched its much awaited LG G Flex 2 at CES 2015 event in Las Vegas today. The South-Korean handset manufacturer LG has come up with the successor to the LG's first-ever curved screen smartphone.
As per the company press release, the original G Flex earned positive reviews for its innovative design and outside-the-box thinking. One year later, the G Flex 2 improves upon its predecessor in every way possible with a more advanced design, faster performance and most importantly, greater convenience.
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LG G Flex 2 - Key Specifications
The LG G Flex 2 sports a 5.5-inch curved full HD Curved P-OLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels which translates to 403 ppi. It is clocked at 2GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor alongside of 2GB DDR4 RAM. In terms of storage, LG G Flex 2 comes in two variants namely 16/32GB of built-in memory, with an expansion slot via microSD slot.
On the imaging factor, LG G Flex 2 features 13MP rear camera with laser auto-focus, & OIS+, 2.1MP front snapper. The smartphone will be shipped with Android 5.0 Lollipop and also software features like Gesture shot, Gesture view, Glance View, and Fast Charge. This device is powered by a 3000mAh battery and carries a dimension of 149.1 x 75.3 x 7.1-9.4mm and weighs around 152grams.
"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. 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," said Juno Cho, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.
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On the connectivity front, G Flex 2 supports 4G / LTE / HSPA+ 21/42 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X) 4.1, NFC, SlimPort, A-GPS / Glonass, USB 2.0
Like its predecessor, LG G Flex 2 also support self-healing back and the company has reduced the healing time to just 10 seconds at room temperature.
The LG G Flex 2 will be available starting at the end of the month in Korea to be followed by additional global markets. The device will initially be available in two colors: Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red.
Key Specifications (may vary depending on market):
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 2.0GHz 64-bit Octa-Core CPU
Display: 5.5-inch Full HD Curved P-OLED (1080 x 1920 pixels / 403 ppi)
Memory: 16/32GB eMMC ROM / 2GB DDR4 RAM / microSD slot
Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS+ with Laser Auto Focus / Front 2.1MP
Battery: 3,000mAh (embedded)
Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Size: 149.1 x 75.3 x 7.1-9.4mm
Network: 4G / LTE / HSPA+ 21/42 Mbps
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X) 4.1, NFC, SlimPort, A-GPS / Glonass, USB 2.0
Color: Platinum Silver, Flamenco Red
Other: Gesture Shot, Gesture View, Glance View etc.