New rumors for LG G Flex 2 reveal it might bend at 90 degrees
LG G Flex 2 might be able to bend at 90 degrees according to rumors
The potential and the advantages of the OLED displays are yet to be explored. The tech world already welcomed the first smartphones equipped with the breakthrough screens, the Samsung Galaxy Round and LG G Flex. The Galaxy Round is the first device with curved OLED display but that is pretty much everything extraordinary about the handset. It boasts a package of specs for mid-range category. It is manufactured as limited edition. The screen features a side-to-side curve that provides more fulfilling visual experience for users. Galaxy Round is not flexible or unbreakable, the qualities that we expect to see in the upcoming smartphones with OLED screens. LG G Flex is the second phone with a bended screen that is curved from the top to the bottom. It is slightly flexible if the user is brave enough to push the panel with certain pressure. G Flex sports high-end specs and is expected to arrive on many markets outside its home country. As expected the price tag of both OLED models exceeds $1000.
Overall the arrival of the first devices with curved screens was very exiting event in the tech world that marks the beginning of the fast growing trend for flexible displays. The smartphones were released just weeks ago but the gossip and the speculations about the next generation OLED models have already begun.
The expectations reveal that LG G Flex 2 will be much more flexible than the original device. The new handset might be able to bend at full 90 degrees. The concept is rather interesting even though it is not clear yet what the advantages of the bendable screen will be for users. One of the main benefits of such display is the better toughness to hits and drops. In general the OLED screens are expected to be practically unbreakable which makes them very appropriate solution for wearable high-tech gadgets. The announcement date for the LG G Flex 2 remains a mystery. It will probable arrive in the second half of 2014.
Source: ZDNet Korea