Thanks to the onslaught called Samsung, competitor companies such as LG have learnt to lace boots very tight. India finally got hands on the LG Flex yesterday. Yes, you read right—the curved wonder phone from LG has stormed the Indian market. However, get ready to break the bank with the blown up tag of INR 69,999 attached. A rupee short of 70K and you could breathe flexibly with the wonder baby from the Korean stable.
While buzz about the flexible phone had been heard for the past few weeks, little did we anticipate such a massive price tag. This officially makes the LG Flex costlier than Apple iPhone 5s and even Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
When we quizzed Naveen M., analyst at Eriksson, on how justifiable he considers the price tag, he quipped that with the massive specs and the seductive features on palette, he was ready to slog over time and earn a Flex.
This creates the idea that the present generation of consumers in India are set to splurge on anything they deem innovate. With the economic gloom circling us, perhaps spending on a single new gadget seems foolhardy but the young guns are ready to take risks. This is one reason why global mobile makers eye India as such a stupendous market to spike their sales up.
LG Flex unveils a whole bunch of features we never dreamt of. Here are the best-
- P-OLED capacitive screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 2
- 13 Megapixel main camera with LED Flash and auto focus
- 2.1 Megapixel front camera
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Chipset
- 2.26 GHz Krait Quad Core CPU
- 3500 mAh battery
The biggest advantage of using the phone comes when you make a call. The flexibility quotient makes its able to curve around the contours of your face. Now that a huge plus given the number of times we lose grip on our smartphones and see it skipping away! Add to this a back cover that is resistive to all scratches—and we know that the Flex is a smarty that will appear just-out-of-the pack even 12 months later.
We did see ample similarity between the LG Flex and the earlier LG G2. However, we believe that the latest release has earned its pace well. With just a day gone since its revelation and the Flex is already talk of tech town!