LG today announced that it will be flagging off the global rollout for the G Flex 2 in March. United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, Germany and the UK will be some of the first countries to get the smartphone, while Asian, South American, European markets will follow.The LG G Flex 2 was unveiled at CES earlier this year and the talking point is 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 - Samsung Galaxy Round successor reportedly in the worksAlso Read - LG G Flex 2 to come with Snapdragon 810 processor and LTE connectivity, tipped for CES unveil
The smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD Curved P-OLED (1920 1080 pixels) display, and is powered by a 2GHz Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor with 64-bit capability, paired with 2GB of RAM. Also Read - Samsung to launch a smartphone with flexible display next year, Samsung VP confirms
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.
While LG is getting ready to ship the G Flex 2, Samsung too is rumored to be working on an iterative upgrade for the Galaxy Round. There is however no word on when it will be launched.