LG G Flex curved display phone: 5 interesting things
Curved smartphones provide a more comfortable grip than flat-screen models.
Zee Media Bureau/Reema Sharma
New Delhi: South Korea's LG Electronics Inc curved smartphone will soon be available in Indian markets. In a move to catch up bigger rival Samsung Electronics Co, LG has recently unveiled the phone in India.
Let’s have a look at five interesting features of the phone
The consumer constantly looks for novelty. Taking the next big leap innovative technology, LG has come up with Curved displays and flexible screens, touted to be the new battleground for phone makers. Curved smartphones provide a more comfortable grip than flat-screen models. The LG phone has a vertically curved six-inch display.
Since the manufacturing costs remain relatively high, LG could not abstain from pricing the phone at a premier level. The phone will be priced between Rs 60,000 to Rs 65,000 in India though this is purportedly not the final price of the device.
Its vertically curved display offers more immersive video watching experience and the phone uses a curved battery to support its form factor. It has a 3,500mAh battery which will apparently be enough for full day's use on a single charge.
LG's latest G Flex curved smartphone was touted to be coated with a 'self-healing' material when it was unveiled first in US, but only recently someone has actually tried to test. According to The Verge, in the first test, Brownlee uses a set of keys to mark scratches on the G Flex, which are essentially 'healed' with the marks almost invisible to the naked eye.
The device has 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with an Adreno 330 GPU. It packs a 13MP back camera with Full HD recording and LED flash, 2.1MP front camera. The 6-inch phone has curved plastic OLED display (1280 x 720)(720p), 32GB internal memory, 2GB RAM, 7.9mm at its thinnest, 8.7mm at its thickest.