LG’s flagship LG G Flex 2 is a beautiful, high performance, curved display smartphone that has been launched in India for a price of Rs. 55,000.
LG G Flex 2: LG’s flagship smartphone was launched in South Korea in the month of January 2015 and it has been unveiled in India at the LG Tech Show in Delhi on 18th March 2015. The phone is available in Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red colors and is available at a price of Rs. 55,000.
LG G Flex 2 has a sleek curvy design which is totally deviated from the conventional look. It is smaller, thinner and also light in weight about 152 grams. The screen size is 5.5 inches 1080p Full HD touch screen made of Polymer (P-OLED) which is light emitting. Also it has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 touch screen which is 20% stronger due to its Dura-Guard glass. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 series with 64-bit core processor and Adreno 430 GPU. The smartphone has a 3000 mAH battery with fast charging capacity i.e. 50% of the batteries get charged up within 40 minutes; together the processor and batteries helps in giving the phone its lightning fast speed making the multi tasking quiet easy. Also it has a “Dual Window” facility i.e two apps can be used simultaneously by splitting the screen thus helping in multi tasking. New lock screen characteristic has been introduced “Glance view” this allows user to quickly check the time, date and any missed notifications, without having to wake up the phone.
LG G Flex 2 supports the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop and it has a 2 GB RAM. There are 2 variants of phones one with 16 GB and other with 32 GB for its storage along with the micro SD expansion provision. The phone is sturdy with self healing capacity due to its extra protective back cover and this feature is now improved to give the healing in just 10 seconds when the phone is at room temperature. The smartphone is scratch resistant and can sustain the day to day wear and tear. There are no side buttons to interrupt the sleek design and this gives a high profile look to the phone also making it easy to hold while being used.
Camera: It has 13 Megapixel rear camera accompanied with the front facing 2.1 Megapixel shooter. Superb camera with laser auto focus accompanied with optical image stabilization. Both the cameras can be put to use simultaneously and user can pause for still photos while shooting videos on both the cameras. The phone also accompanies with other enhanced features like “Gesture shot” wherein user can get recognizable selfies from 1.5m, “Gesture view” helps user to check the last image which was clicked and “Fast Charge”due to its battery. The phone also supports Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC, 4G LTE in terms of connectivity however compatibility of 4G LTE in India is still a question.
LG Tech Show in Delhi also witnessed the announcement of LG’s 105-inch 5K TV in India for Rs 60 lakhs and a 77-inch curved 4K TV for Rs 15 lakhs. Also the 3G enabled Urbane Watch which is LG’s smart watch that was unveiled at MWC 2015 was on display. The watch has not yet been launched in Indian market however it will come to India soon as per Amit Gujral, the chief for Marketing and Product planning of LG.
LG G Flex 2 was a megastar at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 and won 14 Best Smartphone awards. Definitely LG is trying to make its mark in the Android market and finally seems to have hit the right angle with this flagship phone.