LG G Flex Coming To Europe Next Month


The LG G Flex — the curved-glass smartphone that really flexes — is coming to Europe next month after making its debut in South Korea. The device will be available in France initially, and you’ll need to start saving now if you want to buy it off contract, because it won’t be cheap.

TechRadar reports that the G Flex will cost 999,000 won in South Korea when it goes on sale next Tuesday, November 12 — and that’s around $940 in the U.S., £580 in the U.K., and €695 in Europe. That’s considerably more than an unlocked iPhone 5s, which is already one of the priciest smartphones on the market.

So is the G Flex worth it? Well, it packs pretty much everything you’d expect from a high-end Android smartphone, including a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 13-megapixel camera — in addition to which it also has a curved-glass OLED display, but it only has a 720p resolution.

You’re really paying a premium for that curve, then. If you can wait for a curved smartphone, it will probably be best to do so — we’re likely to see more next year from LG and Samsung and others, and you can bet they’ll soon come down in price then.