LG has announced the pricing of its first curved display smartphone for
the Korean market, the LG G Flex. The South Korean giant stated
in a press note that
the LG G Flex will be available in Korea starting November 12 and would
come at 999,900 Korean Won, which translates to roughly Rs. 59,000.
addition, the company also revealed its plan to release LG G Flex for
France via mobile carrier, Orange, next month. However, no pricing
details have been announced for France.
Recently, a report
that LG has plans to globally launch the G Flex curved display
LG launched the much-awaited
G Flex smartphone in October this year. The Android 4.2.2 Jelly
Bean-based phablet is powered by a quad-core 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800
(MSM8974) processor, an Adreno 330 GPU, and 2GB of RAM. It features a
13-megapixel rear camera, and a 2.1-megapixel rear camera. The G Flex is
backed by a 3,500mAh battery, weighs 177 grams, and is 7.9mm at its
thinnest, while being 8.7mm at its thickest.
As for the 6-inch
curved display, it comes with Plastic OLED display (P-OLED), which is
supposedly ultra-light, ultra-thin and flexible. The display features
Real RGB technology to provide all three sub-pixels in one pixel,
thereby making it 'brighter and more precise.'
LG has also
included a new 'Self-Healing' coating on the back cover, an elastic
coating that supposedly has the ability to "recover from the daily
wear-and-tear scratches and nicks that un-cased smartphones are likely