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LG G Flex leaked as Samsung Galaxy Round rival

Chris Martin | Oct. 16, 2013
LG's curved screen smartphone, the G Flex, has been leaked ahead of its announcement.

LG's upcoming G Flex curved screen smartphone has been leaked ahead of its announcement.

Samsung has announced its Galaxy Round as the first curved screen smartphone and now we've got a proper look of LG's rival device, the G Flex. Engadget has managed to get hold of some renders of the G Flex in all its bendy glory.

LG recently announced last week that its flexible OLED display has gone into mass production and it's that 6in screen which features on the G Flex handset.

Although the Samsung Galaxy Round and LG G Flex are rivals, they have different approaches when it comes to the curved screen. Samsung's is concave side-to-side and LG's is the opposite, top to bottom.

The LG G Flex is expected to be announced next month, shortly after the Google Nexus 5 which is reportedly being built by LG. Specifications and price for the LG G Flex are unknown but we'll let you know as soon as we hear any more.

Dr. Sang Deog Yeo, executive vice president and chief technology officer at LG Display said on the subject: "The flexible display market is expected to grow quickly as this technology is expected to expand further into diverse applications including automotive displays, tablets and wearable devices. Our goal is to take an early lead in the flexible display market by introducing new products with enhanced performance and differentiated designs next year."


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