LG G Flex 2 was officially announced in India back in March, priced at Rs 55,000. The device goes on sale today in India after a star-studded event in Mumbai.
The LG G Flex 2 in India is priced at Rs 55,000 and will be available across retail stores in the country. Vodafone users will get 2GB free data for 6 months with the purchase of G Flex 2.
On this launch, Bollywood superstar Mr. Anil Kapoor said,
“I had a wonderful time using the LG G Flex2. It is a very stylish smartphone with stunning features like the curved display, super-fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 64-bit octa-core CPU, Amazing camera and a flaunting design. I had a lot of fun using this smartphone to shoot videos that I have put together in the form of a short film.”
Dinesh Prasad, head-devices, Qualcomm India & South Asia added,
“Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, the LG G Flex2 combines performance, style, features and battery life to offer an exceptional smartphone experience to users. Consumers can enjoy advanced features such as 4K video recording and playback, -fast web browsing and social media uploads with the Snapdragon X10 LTE modem, enhanced camera experiences and console quality gaming – all this with extended battery life.”
Mr.Deepak Jasrotia, Business Head, LG Mobiles India said,
“LG G Flex2 is as beautiful to hold as it is to behold and it represents the perfect combination of beauty and brains. We are pleased to have Anil Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri join us today to share their experience of using this one of its kind smartphone and officially launch it in India. The G Flex2 is a beautiful, high performance and a highly desirable smartphone that offers users both comfort and style.”
LG G Flex 2 in India Specifications
The LG G Flex 2 in India features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Plastic OLED display featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection, which is smaller than its predecessor which was a 6-inch 720p display. The same display has been used on the LG G Watch R smart watch. It is powered by 2.0 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 810 64-bit processor. The G Flex 2 has 2 GB of RAM and 16/32 GB of internal storage which can also be expanded via microSD card.
The LG G Flex 2 will run on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. It will also have three new gesture controls – Gesture shot, Gesture View and Glance View. The Gesture shot mode is already seen on the LG G3, while the Gesture View will allow us to easily check the last photo after capturing it. With Glance View, we can check all the notifications on the display.
On the camera front, it features a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual LED true-tone flash and OIS+ optical stabilization. It will also be occupied by the laser auto focus technology, which was first seen on the LG G3. There is also a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera for clicking selfies and video calling. The device measures 149.1 x 75.3 x 7.1 – 9.4 mm where 7.1 mm is the thinnest and 9.4 mm is the thickest.
The company claims that the curved display on the LG G Flex 2 is 20% tougher than the original G Flex. LG has also enhanced the speed of the self-healing back panel which is the speciality of the device. The original G Flex took about three minutes to heal, while the new one will disappear in around 10 seconds at room temperature. That is super cool.
The LG G Flex 2 features 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X) 4.1, NFC, SlimPort, A-GPS, GLONASS and USB 2.0 as connectivity options. It also has a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood which comes with fast charge support. LG claims the device charges from 0-50% in about 40 minutes.
The LG G Flex 2 in India will be available in Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red colour variants and has been priced at Rs 55,000.