Sunday, 19 January 2014

Introducing LG's Curved G Flex Smartphone

 
 
The G Flex is one of the first smartphones to use flexible OLED display technology to brandish a curved screen, which LG says is more natural to hold up to one's face. So far, the only other phone like this is the Samsung Galaxy Round which features a screen that curves horizontally instead of vertically. Although the G Flex isn't technically bendable, the phone can withstand being "flattened" if pushed between two surfaces.
 
The LG G Flex features a 6-inch curved OLED screen with 1,280 x 720 resolution, powered by a 2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM. The rear camera has 13-megapixel resolution and the front is 2.1 megapixels. It ships with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean software, and also has a scratch-resistant resin on its back.
 
The benefits of a curved screen are debatable, although display experts say the curve cuts down on unwanted reflections, which can be beneficial when watching videos, reading or browsing photos.
 
Are curved screens the future of smartphones?

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