LG G Flex2 Curved Smartphone Pricing Revealed; No Premium Tag Attached

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LG’s recently launched G Flex2 has gone on pre-order at EUR 599 (approximately Rs. 44,076) in Germany via a third-party online retailer, inclusive of VAT. Notably, LG has yet to officially reveal the pricing details of the G Flex 2 smartphone, though if the listing is any indication then the South Korean manufacturer doesn’t seem to be eyeing a premium price tag as expected.

The Amazon Germany listing (via Phone Arena) of the new LG G Flex2 does not reveal an exact availability date of the smartphone, though it notes, “We will deliver the item as soon as it is available.”

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At CES 2015, the South Korean handset maker had announced that the smartphone will be available at the end of January in Korea, and release in global markets thereafter.

The LG G Flex2 is the first smartphone powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (a 64-bit octa-core SoC) processor. It is coupled with the Adreno 430 GPU and 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The single-SIM smartphone runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and features a 5.5-inch full-HD curved P-OLED display with a 1080×1920 pixels resolution and a 403ppi pixel density.

The LG G Flex2’s display has a 700mm-radius curvature, while the back is slightly sharper with a 650mm-radius curvature for grip.

The company at the launch also confirmed that it improved the ‘Self Healing’ back from the original LG G Flex, and it will now get healed within 10 seconds at room temperature – significantly lower than the last-generation’s three minutes.

The LG G Flex2 sports a rear 13.0-megapixel camera with optical image stabilisation (OIS+), dual-LED two-tone flash, and laser-guided autofocus just like the LG G3. It sports a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera. The G Flex2 will come in 16GB and 32GB storage variants that are expandable via microSD card.

The device measures in at 149.1×75.3×7.1 – 9.4mm, and weighs 152 grams. The curved handset packs a curved embedded 3000mAh non-removable battery, and will initially be available in two colours: Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red.

Source : LG G Flex2 Curved Smartphone Pricing Revealed; No Premium Tag Attached, NDTV Correspondent, January 13, 2015 ( http://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/news/lg-g-flex2-curved-smartphone-pricing-revealed-no-premium-tag-attached-647985 )

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