LG s flexible G Flex 2 has been one of the worst kept secrets of this year s CES. After event posters and leaked press releases gave us a glimpse at the company s plans, the company today unveiled the smartphone at the trade show. Also Read - Microsoft partners with LG for Xbox Series X promotionAlso Read - LG Wing, LG Velvet launched in India: Price, specifications, sale date
The talking point of this smartphone is no doubt the self-healing back, which can now heal itself in 10 seconds. On the original smartphone it used to take about three minutes to heal itself. Additionally, the company also claims that the flexible display is now 20 percent more durable than before. Also Read - LG introduces Tone Free FN7 wireless earbuds with active nose cancellation
In line with what leaked earlier today, the G Flex 2 flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD Curved P-OLED (1920 1080 pixels) display. It is powered by a 2GHz Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor with 64-bit capability, paired with 2GB of RAM.
The smartphone also features 16GB and 32GB internal storage, microSD card support, 3,000mAh battery with Fast Charge feature, which enables the handset to be charged up to 50 percent in within 40 minutes, and on the software front, it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop. On the photography front, the device features a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS+ and laser auto focus, which was first introduced on the G3, and a 2.1-megapixel shooter upfront.
Connectivity options include LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Smart Ready 4.1, NFC, and USB 2.0. As for color options, the smartphone will be available in Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red.
As for availability, the smartphone will first launch in South Korea later this month. The company will launch it in other markets soon after.