LG G Flex goes global, Hong Kong and Singapore get dates
If you are a regular reader of BestMobs.com mobile news, you should be quite familiar with the LG G Flex. The phone itself no stranger to the website, it has been featured in many news article here.
The LG G Flex is not only some ‘weird’ phone that curves from top to bottom, but also the second mobile phone with flexible display(after Samsung’s Galaxy Round). The G Flex has been retailing exclusively in the past few weeks for about $940, at LG’s home country, Korea. The smartphone will start shipping in global markets this week.
The phone will be available for pre-order in Hong Kong starting from December 13th, and Singapore from December 8th 2013. Europe, America, the rest of Asia (and the rest of the world) will be reached in the coming weeks.
LG G Flex still packs the following:
-6 inch 720p P-OLED flexible display
-Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
-2G, 3G and LTE A connectivity
-Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC
-Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM
-13MP rear camera, 2.1MP front-facer
-32GB of internal memory with memory card slot
-3500mAh curved batter.
And here is a picture of two models displaying the LG G Flex:
And here is a press release sent in by LG:
LG G FLEX BEGINS GLOBAL ROLLOUT WITH INTRODUCTION IN KEY ASIAN MARKETS
World’s First Curved, Flexing, Self-Healing Smartphone
Available For The First Time Outside Korea
SEOUL, Dec. 4, 2013 — LG Electronics (LG) is introducing LG G Flex, the world’s first curved flexing smartphone, to the global market starting in Singapore and Hong Kong this week. Key markets in Asia will also announce the availability of this innovative device before the end of the year, soon to be followed by other regions.
The LG G Flex has captivated early adopters everywhere as the first smartphone curved to follow the contour of the human face, made possible with the implementation of the world’s first curved smartphone battery. With a durable plastic OLED (P-OLED) HD display, the G Flex also comes with a self-healing back cover that eliminates those day-to-day scratches, making it the first smartphone to incorporate such technology. These innovative features have earned LG’s latest smartphone significant praise and accolades from major media outlets worldwide.
Customers in Singapore will be able to place their pre-orders for LG G Flex beginning December 8. In Hong Kong, the device goes on sale starting December 13 and will be available through major carriers and leading electronics retailers.
The vertically curved G Flex is the latest device in LG’s premium G Series and incorporates proprietary innovations from other LG companies such as LG Display and LG Chem. The curved 6-inch Real RGB P-OLED display was developed specifically for the G Flex and is the largest of its kind in the world. The 3,500mAh curved battery from LG Chem was also developed with LG G Flex in mind and is also a world’s first.
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