The Comfortable Curvy Design of LG G ‘Flex’ 2 Is a Cynosure to the Eyeby Girish Kannan June 8, 2015
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When it comes to smartphones with curves, LG seems to be getting it right on target. Last year LG, with its innovative G Flex, decided to offer the world something that was never seen before – a phone with a curved display.
While this brand new gizmo was accepted by many with open arms, some believed that the innovation was just a waste of time. And of course, the price tag wasn’t going easy on the pocket either. With the G Flex 2, LG plans to make things better, in fact a lot better than what its predecessor had to offer. Let’s have a look at the specifications.
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5.5 inch curved P-OLED touchscreen
Android 5.0.1 OS
64-bit Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor
2GB / 3GB RAM
13 MP Primary Camera
2.1 MP Secondary Camera
16 GB internal storage expandable up to 128 GB.
3000 mAh Li-Po battery
The phone packs-in some serious hardware which includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor that features 4 Cortex A57 cores clocked at 2GHz and 4 ARM Cortex-A53 cores running at 1.5GHz. Teaming up with the powerful processor is a 2 GB RAM. 16 GB of internal storage should be enough. However, if not, you can extend it up to 128 GB via a microSD card.
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Sensors included are an accelerometer, a proximity sensor, compass and a gyroscope. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.1 with aptX, infrared and Wi-Fi. The impressive 13 MP rear camera comes with the optical image stabilisation feature and a dual-LED flash. On the front is a 2.1 MP camera.
With an intention to give it a compact body, LG decided to reduce the size and the capacity of the battery. The G Flex 2 features a 3000mAh battery, while its predecessor packs in a 3500mAh battery.The curved 5.5-inch display offers a fantastic resolution of 1080p, much better than what the G Flex offered. So, if you are looking out for a phone that lets you watch high-definition videos and play games with high-end graphics, the G Flex2 turns out to be a perfect pick.
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In terms of design, LG puts the right cards on the table. Compared to the original LG G Flex, this one is slightly slimmer, lighter and offers a much better grip. The rear has a self-healing coating that is capable of recovering from scratches and bends. According to the claims made by LG, the coating takes just 10 seconds for a scratch to heal, which is truly impressive.
The Final Word
In terms of specifications, the phone has almost everything you would possibility look out for, in fact a bit more than that. And of course, who wouldn’t want to flaunt a stylish phone with a curved display?
With all the goodness packed in, the LG G2 Flex costs well above Rs. 50,000. Now, that might sound a bit expensive, or may be not if you are eager to try out something new.