LG G Flex2 reaches Singapore, Largest Photo Booth coming soon

Self healing, DuraGuard, latest processor, fast charge, laser focus, OIS and the familiar curve are all that matters on the latest LG G Flex2, at least for me. If you have been waiting for the LG G FLex2 for the longest time, you can pre-order it from 27th February 2015 at S$998 at all 3 Telcos. It comes in 2 colors.

LG G Flex2 Red Edition Standing

Are you waiting for the largest Photo Booth?

The SupersizeMe @ The Big Picture, Powered by LG event will be happening on the 28th February 2015 from 2pm to 5pm at Suntec. More information in the Press Release (scroll down to the bottom to read it).

Press Release

LG G Flex2 brings the HOTtest CURVES of the season

LG G Flex2 Features Premium Feel, Curved Design Optimized with Sharper Display, Faster Performance and Intuitive User Features

SINGAPORE, February 11, 2015— LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled the new G Flex2, a stunning smartphone that steals all the attention with its curves. A beautiful blend of form and function, the G Flex2 improves upon its predecessor with a more refined design, faster performance and greater convenience.

Hot Style

The G Flex2 harmoniously incorporates a symphony of curves ranging from a radius of 400mm to 700mm across the front, back, sides and top-to-bottom edges.The dynamically curved layersdeliver a sleeker and more dynamiclook.

However, there is more to G Flex2’s curves than meet the eye. The phone’s ergonomic design brings the microphone closer to the mouth, enabling better sound pickup compared to conventional smartphones which allow more ambient noise to enter through the microphone.  The curvature of the slimmer 5.5-inch screen enhances comfort for the eyes and grip. The curved display has a 700mm radiuswhich delivers a truly immersive viewing experience from any angle, while the steeper650mm radiuscurvature on the back is more comfortable to grip and fits easier in the pocket. Resolution of the display has also been increased to 1080p Full HD, which makes every UI detail appear crisp and alive. The P-OLED display, which gives the G Flex2 its unique shape and durability, is even more precise than in the G Flex.

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Turning the phone over reveals handcrafted details such as the Spin Hairline Pattern on the G Flex2’s curved rear, which showcases the subtle yet brilliant polish of the surface from every angle.

Hot Performance

The G Flex2 is the first smartphone officially announced to come equipped with the Snapdragon 810 processor, featuring octa-core 64-bit capable CPUs optimized for Android 5.0 and the advanced Qualcomm® Adreno™ 430 GPU for stunning graphics performance.   This makesthe smartphone incredibly fast and efficient for multimedia and multi-tasking. The Snapdragon 810 also features fully integrated 3x20MHz Carrier Aggregation support for faster, more efficient connectivity.

Protected by DuraGuard glass, G Flex2’s cover is approximately 20 percent more durable, thanks to a special chemical treatment technology developed by LG.

The unique “Self Healing” back cover from the G Flex carries over to the G Flex2. This feature keeps the phone looking new even through the nicks and light scratches from normal everyday use, hasalso been improved with significantly faster healing time.LG reduced the healing time from about three minutes to within just ten seconds at room temperature.

Another innovative technology is the amazingly fast Laser Auto Focus camera, first introduced in the popular LG G3. This technology enables the G Flex2 to capture the best moment — even in low light — by measuring the distance between the subject and the camera using a laser beam. Combined with LG’s proven OIS+ technologyand dual LED flash, the G Flex2 delivers images that rival most standalone point and shoot cameras.

Hot Solutions

The G Flex2’s curve-enhanced user experience carries over to software as well. It comes fully loaded with the best of LG’s unique software features optimized for its curved form factor:

  • ŸGesture Shot makes it easy to capture the perfect selfie with a simple hand gesture recognizable from up to 1.5 metres away.
  • ŸGesture View makes it easy to check the last shot immediately after taking a photo or selfie.
  • ŸGlance View displays key information such as time, recent messages or missed calls with a downward swipe of the curved screen even while the display is off.
  • ŸFast Chargallows the embedded 3,000mAh battery in the G Flex2 — the only curved mobile battery in the world to be charged up to 50 percent in under 40 minutes.
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“With the LG G Flex2, we have taken the previous G Flex to the next level with improved Self Healing cover, DuraGuard glass protection, as well as faster performance and charging,” said Mr. Scott Jung, Managing Director of LG Electronics Singapore, “Staying true to our philosophy of innovation for a better life, the G Flex2’s enhanced ergonomic design and practical software features serve to bring greater convenience to users.”

The LG G Flex2 will be available for pre-order in Singapore from 27 February 2015 at SGD998 in M1, Singtel and Starhub. The device comes in two colors: Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red, and will be on sale in Singapore on 14March 2015.

Key Specifications

  • Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor with 2.0GHz 64-bit Octa-Core CPU
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD Curved P-OLED (1080 x 1920 pixels / 403 ppi)
  • Memory: 32MB eMMC ROM / 2GB DDR4 RAM / microSD slot (up to 2TB)
  • Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS+ with Laser Auto Focus / Front 2.1MP
  • Battery: 3,000mAh (embedded)
  • Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Size: 149.1 x 75.3 x 7.1-9.4mm
  • Weight: 152g
  • Network: 4G / LTE / HSPA+ 21/42 Mbps
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X) 4.1, NFC, SlimPort, A-GPS / Glonass, USB 2.0
  • Color: Platinum Silver, Flamenco Red
  • Other: Gesture Shot, Gesture View, Glance View etc.

Upcoming Event

SupersizeMe @ The Big Picture, Powered by LG

Event Date: February 28 and  March 1, 2015 (Saturday and Sunday)

Event Time: 2pm to 5pm

LG will power Singapore’s largest photo booth projection on the last weekend of February at Suntec City. The public is invited to get photographed with props featuring cheeky messages relating to “Hot Curves”. The photos will be beamed onto Suntec’s The Big Picture – recognized as the World’s Largest High Definition Video Wall by Guinness World Records– for everyone to see themselves Supersized in an unforgettable way. They can take a selfie/wefie with their Supersized photo in the backdrop of The Big Picture, to form interesting ‘photo-in-photo’ moment.

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Each participant will be given a scratch card to stand a chance in winning prizes such as the brand new LG G Flex 2 smartphones (which winners will own before the market availability), Dream Drive Joy Rides in a Lamborghini and movie tickets.

Pictures taken in the photo booth will also be posted to the LG Mobile Singapore Facebook page for participants to share their ‘SupersizeMe’ moments with the hashtags #LGHotCurves and #LGGFlex2. Top 5 photo entries with the most votes will win additional prizes.