LG G Flex First Look

Marco Hanna
Senior Multimedia Producer from Nashville, TN
Published: January 30, 2014

We’ve already got a pretty good idea of what makes the LG G Flex tick: We’ve got our hands on the device at this year's Consumer Electronics Show and we unboxed it just a couple of days ago. So far it’s proven to be an interesting phone thanks to its curved, flexible body.

Unlike its main competition, the Samsung Galaxy Round, the LG G Flex features a flexible chassis that can actually flex flat from its normal, curved shape. Just because it's got a unique, curved body doesn't mean that it's a one-trick pony, though. The LG G Flex features a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 720p display P-OLED display with colors that have a certain pop. The screen is nice and crisp, too. LG's G Flex comes preloaded with Android 4.2.2 and a custom user interface that, while not the best by any means, does have several features that harken back to stock Android.

The G Flex also a pretty large phone, measuring in just under 6.3 inches tall with a 6-inch display that simply dominates its face. Around on the back of the phone is a button layout similar to the one found on the G2, with power and volume keys located beneath the rear camera. Thankfully LG has also included the same double-tap to wake feature found on the G2 that allows users to tap twice on the device's screen to wake it from sleep. After all, with the power button on the G Flex's rear, you sort of need another way to wake the device from sleep when it's laying on its back.

Be sure to stay tuned for the full review of the LG G Flex right here at PhoneDog, and don't let us know what you would like to see in the future!

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