LG Electronics said Tuesday it would start selling its first curved-screen smartphone. Seen as a first step to fully flexible products, the smart phone will start selling in Europe next month.
The “G-Flex” was introduced in Seoul in October and will hit stores in some 20 European nations, including France, Germany, Britain and Sweden,.The G-Flex is curved on the vertical axis of the handset, which LG says offers a more immersive viewing experience and fits the contour of the face.
LG said the new phone — already available in Asia — would also be introduced in the United States by the end of March.
The Smartphone features a 6-inch curved plastic OLED diplay and runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. It also sports a 13MP back camera and 2.1MP front camera.
Some of the specifications of LG G Flex Smartphone are:
Display: 6-inch curved plastic OLED display (1280 x 720)(720p)
Body: 7.9mm at its thinnest, 8.7mm at its thickest
Weight: 177 gms
Processor: 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with an Adreno 330 GPU
Memory: 32GB internal memory
Camera: 13MP back camera with Full HD recording and LED flash, 2.1MP front camera
Battery: 3,500mAh (embedded)
Connections: 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 3.0, NFC