Finally wait is over because LG revealed its much awaited self-healing flexible display Smartphone G Flex 2. G Flex 2 is successor of last year six inch G Flex and LG also claimed this device as a “better everything in a more compact design”.
Today we will review hands on G Flex 2, so that buyers can know what this year flexible device from LG is offering, let’s start with design of the device.
LG Flex 2 rear side design is “spin hairline”, we must admit that in hands device displays an stylish quality. Device bezel is pretty small, which is now trademark of LG’s devices. As earlier rumoured device is featuring 1080 pixels display.
Holding G Flex 2 with single hand is pretty easy, despite of its curved chassis. Corners at the edge of display are sharp. Overall dimension of G Flex 2 are quite similar to last year flagship G3. G Flex weighs 152 grams which is similar to G3. Dimensions of G Flex 2 are 149.1 x 75.3 x 9.4 mm and device is 7.1mm at its tinniest point.
A gigantic 3,000mAh battery is powering the device and users can charge it up to 50 percent in less than 40 minutes.
Before launch of device we have rumours that LG will be releasing G Flex 2 with a smaller display than its predecessor and these rumours are accurate because G Flex 2 is featuring a 5.5 inches full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 pixels.
LG treated G Flex 2 Gorilla Glass 3 display panel with a chemical to protect it. Device is pretty much capable of absorbing any shock from dropping or treaded on.
Processor and Memory
G Flex 2 is first Smartphone which is powered by Qualcomm’s Octa core Snapdragon 810 processor with 2GB of RAM and clocking speed of 2.0 GHz. Device has enough power to perform functions smoothly.
Device with native storage of 16GB will be having 2GB of RAM, while device with 32GB internal memory will be having 3GB of RAM. Device storage can also be extended using MicroSD card.
Last year G Flex camera was not good at all that’s why this year LG used camera of high end quality. LG used same camera that they used in last year flagship G3. G Flex 2 camera is improved version of G3’s camera that’s’ why it is superior to that in every function.
Camera is 13MP with dual LED flashlight. Other features are Optical Image stabilization plus along with laser auto focus. Front facing snapper is of 2.1 MP.
The LG G Flex 2 is quite worthy to take on G Flex. G Flex 2 is clear indication of LG is now listening to user’s feedback. Many users were complains were related to G Flex large display and low screen resolution. This year device solves both large display and low resolution problem which is a welcome change.
Like G Flex, this year device will be initially available in Korea most probably by the end of January. Other countries will be getting device in first half of the year. LG didn’t revealed about price tag of device. Speculated on contract price tag is 300$ without contract price will be around $600.
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