As expected, LG has unveiled the highly anticipated G Flex 2 smartphone at the CES 2015. The smartphone is claimed to be made available at the end of this month in its mainland Korea followed by release in global regions. The pricing of the device remains known and it is like to be priced higher than the LG G3.
Like its predecessor, the G Flex 2 comes with a range of curvatures across the front, back, sides and top to bottom edges. LG claims that the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 has been further toughened by 20 percent using the firm’s special chemical treatment technology called Dura-Guard glass. Consequently, the G Flex successor is likely to be 30 percent more durable than the original model.
The firm has also enhanced the ‘Self Healing’ back from the original LG G Flex and it is claimed to heal itself within 10 seconds at room temperature that is significantly lower than the three minutes time frame in the original one.
Notably, the LG G Flex 2 is the first device to arrive with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 smartphone that makes use of a 64 bit octa core processor teamed up with 2 GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop that makes it the first real 64 bit computing device. It houses a 5.5 inch full HD curved P-OLED display boasting a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels translating to a pixel density 403 pixels per inch.
LG G Flex 2 flaunts a 13 MP primary camera with optical image stabilisation (OIS+), dual-LED flash and laser auto focus as in LG G3. There is also a 2.1 MP front facing camera at the front. The G Flex 2 arrives in 16 GB and 32 GB storage variants that can be expanded further using a micro SD card. Connectivity wise, the smartphone use 4G LTE-A with tri-band carrier aggregation, HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, SlimPort and GPS. The curved handset is energized by a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery.
The other features include Gesture Shot recognizable from up to 1.5 metres, Gesture View to check the most recently clicked shot, Glance View to swipe down for notifications even when the screen is off and Fast Charging to charge the battery up to 50 percent within 40 minutes.
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