When is the LG G Flex 2 coming out? LG brought us the first curved-screen smartphone in its G Flex. Successor to that phone, the G Flex 2, launched at CES 2015 and is now available to preorder. Relive LG's G Flex 2 press conference: How to watch LG's CES 2015 press conference live.
LG G Flex 2 UK release date: When is the LG G Flex 2 coming out?
All the rumours about the LG G Flex 2's release date suggested it would be unveiled at CES 2015, and so it was. LG's press conference was scheduled for 5 January at 8am Pacific Time. That's 4pm in the UK - and we brought it to you live. You can watch the LG press conference here.
If the LG G Flex 2 is likely to go on sale in February. The LG Flex 2 will be exclusively available on the Vodafone network for six weeks from launch. According to Vodafone the new LG G Flex 2 will be available across a range of plans, including our 4G plans which include a choice of NOW TV Entertainment Pass, Sky Sports Mobile TV or Spotify Premium.
Preorder the LG G Flex 2
Clove.co.uk is already taking preorders for the LG G Flex 2, although it is not yet listing a price.
LG G Flex 2 UK price: How much will the LG G Flex 2 cost?
Nothing has been confirmed price-wise for the LG G Flex 2, but this will be a high-end phone. LG traditionally prices its flagship smartphones around £100 or so lower than its rivals, so we should be looking at around £499 SIM-free. A claimed 'leaked' listing has the LG G Flex 2 at €599 though, so we will see. It will be available exclusively at Vodafone for the first six weeks.We'll update this article as soon as an exact price has been confirmed.
LG G Flex 2: Specs
Before his retirement, in May 2014 evleaks speculated on Twitter that an unnamed LG handset would feature a Qualcomm MSM8994 processor and be the firstAndroid Silver device. This chip is better known as the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, an octa-core (4x Cortex-A57, 4x Cortex-A53) processor that supports Ultra HD (4K), 4G LTE and 55Mp photography. The rumour ties in with Qualcomm's own schedule for the 810, which it expects to appear in devices in the first half of 2015.
Earlier today we found out the the G Flex 2's specs when a press release was leaked online. The LG G Flex 2 will come in Platinum Silver or Flamenco Red with the following specification:
• 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, 64-bit, octa-core processor • Android 5.0 Lollipop OS • 5.5in full-HD (1920x1080, 403ppi) curved P-OLED screen • 16/32GB storage with microSD card slot • 2/3GB RAM • 13Mp rear camera with OIS and Laser Auto Focus • 2.1Mp front camera • 4G/LTE/HSPA 21/42Mb/s • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi • Bluetooth 4.1 with apt-X • NFC • A-GPS • 3000mAh non-removable battery • 149.1x75.3x7.1-9.4mm • 152g