CES 2015: LG G Flex 2 revealed, features a 5.5-inch P-OLED display, Snapdragon 810 processor, and a self-healing back

By January 5th, 2015 AT 10:25 PM

LG has revealed the successor to the G Flex today at the CES 2015, which was teased by Qualcomm last week and then leaked before the event started. The LG G Flex 2 sports a 5.7-inch P-OLED curved display with 1080p resolution, a 64-bit 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor, a 13-megapixel primary camera with OIS and laser autofocus, and a 3,000 mAh battery. The device also has a curved and bendable body with a self-healing back, just like its predecessor, but this time, it heals even faster.

LG G Flex 2 Curved Display

LG G Flex 2 specifications

  • 5.7-inch curved P-OLED display, 1920 x 1080 pixels, Glance View
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop, QTheatre, Dual Window and Swing Lockscreen
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 64-bit 2GHz octa-core CPU, Adreno 430 GPU, and 2GB RAM
  • 32GB ROM and microSD card slot (compatible with upto 2TB microSD cards)
  • 13-megapixel OIS+ camera, Laser Autofocus, dual-LED flash, and 4K video recording
  • 2.1-megapixel secondary camera and 1080p video recording
  • 4G LTE-A (450Mbps Downlink), dual-band Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, A-GPS with GLONASS,
  • NFC, microUSB v2.0 port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 3,000 mAh curved battery and self-healing resin coating on the back cover

Measuring six inches diagonally, the Plastic OLED display is the world’s largest developed and manufactured specifically for a smartphone. The G Flex utilizes the world’s first curved battery and is the first phone to feature a self-healing coating on the back cover, making it immune to minor scratches and nicks. The unique device also features user-centrix UX features such as QTheatre, Dual Window and Swing Lockscreen designed specifically for the curved screen,” said LG.

LG G Flex 2

LG has improved the screen resolution when compared to its predecessor and the ‘Glance View’ feature displays key information such as time, recent messages, missed calls and more with a downward swipe on the screen even while the display is off. The camera has received the laser autofocus and OIS from the LG G3, making it a much battery camera than the G Flex. The device comes with support for microSD cards with storage capacity of up to 2TB. It supports 4G LTE-A with theoretical download speeds of up to 450Mbps.

The device comes in two colours: platinum silver and flamenco red. There’s no word on the pricing yet, but we think that it might be priced over Rs. 50,000 ($800) when it becomes available in India.

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Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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