AT&T is the second major carrier stateside to officially price the LG G Flex and announce a pre-order start, whereas the European rollout is scheduled to begin next month with more than 20 countries.
LG officials brought upon themselves a massive wave of public flak when issuing confusing statements on G2’s Android 4.4 KitKat update, but ultimately the Koreans may still prevail in the software support challenge, as they’re working on bumps for roughly a dozen old and new devices.
Unlike Samsung with the “experimental” Galaxy Round, LG appears to have taken this curved display smartphone business quite seriously right off the bat, as its first stab at the futuristic concept, the G Flex, is almost ready to take America by storm.
The LG G Flex might be a mere 24 hours away from breaking cover in the first couple of Asian markets, but at least one country on the continent will apparently be left waiting until February 2014.
Available for a while now in Korea, LG’s innovative curved display-toting G Flex smartphone is ready to take the rest of Asia by storm in time for the year’s end.
One of two existing curved display smartphones and the sole representative of the race that actually bends, LG’s G Flex, is closer and closer of seeing daylight stateside.
LG’s G Flex, one of two smartphones touting curved displays to go official of late, is apparently getting a much wider rollout than initially expected, being due out in Europe “by December”, as well as on at least three of America’s big four networks.
Those in South Korea will soon have two smartphones with curved displays to choose from, as the LG G Flex is set to launch in the country next week.
Though the world’s first couple of smartphones to sport curved displays didn’t quite end up as flexible as we imagined all this time, the Samsung vs. LG duel is shaping up to be quite heated and interesting to the outside viewer.
LG has officially announced the G Flex, the world’s second smartphone to feature a curved screen, thanks to the use of a flexible OLED display.
For a device that’s bound to only hit Korea and even that in limited quantities, the curved LG G Flex is sure enjoying a long, healthy run in the rumor mix. Only today, for once, we’re not (just) hearing about its “curvalicious” design.
More details have been leaked regarding LG’s first smartphone with a curved display, called the “G Flex”.
The battle is over, Samsung prevailed, LG lost… again, and whatever the Optimus makers manage to squeeze out the “G Flex”, it won’t be enough to make people forget Sammy’s Galaxy Round was the first curved display smartphone to see daylight.
LG is ready to launch its first smartphone with a curved screen. The mobile will be called the G Flex, and will be available sometime next month.