LG G Flex release date, price and specs

LG's curved screen smartphone, the G Flex, has gone up for pre-order with a premium price. Here's everything you need to know about the G Flex release date, price and specs in the UK.

LG G Flex: Price UK

Carphone Warehouse has confirmed that it will sell the LG G Flex curved smartphone with keen customers able to pre-order the device now. As we expected, the Android handset has a high price tag of £689 SIM-free.

Those without the capital to buy the G Flex outright can get it on a contract with a £52 per month fee and an upfront cost of £79 for the device. Various contracts are available, however, with the phone costing £49 at its cheapest and monthly fees from £16.99.

Customers who do decide to pre-order will get the chance to win one of three LG 55in curved OLED TVs worth £6,999.

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"Thanks to the subtly curved design, the screen’s display is crystal clear from any angle. The arch of the LG G Flex has been specifically designed to ensure that it fits comfortably both in your palm when texting and against your face when making calls." said Carphone Warehouse.

LG G Flex: Release Date UK

As well as pricing, Carphone Warehouse has said that it expects the G Flex to arrive on 1 February. If you pre-order, that's when you can expect the smartphone to turn up at your door.

LG G Flex

LG G Flex: Specs

LG's curved screen phone will go up against Samsung's Galaxy Round which is curved side-to-side rather than top-to-bottom. The Galaxy Round has no UK launch details at the moment but here's the specs for the G Flex.

-    Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
-    6in POLED curved screen (720 x 1280, 245ppi)
-    Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz quad-core processor
-    Adreno 330 GPU
-    2GB RAM
-    32GB internal storage
-    13Mp rear camera, 1080p video at 60fps
-    2.1Mp front camera, 1080p video at 30fps
-    Wi-Fi 11ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC, Infrared port, 4G LTE
-    3500 mAh battery
-    82 x 161 x 8.7mm
-    177g

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