LG G FLEX REVIEW


LG launched its flagship android smartphone namely G Flex in India which is priced @ 68,499/-. It is available is Silver shade only.

DESIGN, BUILD QUALITY & DISPLAY
The design of this phone is very good. It has a scratch resistant glass on front and a Self healing back panel coating which erazes minor scratches in upto 3 minutes automatically in room temperature. It is slim at 8.7mm and weighs 177gms. It has 6 inch Curved P-OLED HD display of resolution 720 x 1280 with 245 ppi. The viewing angles are pretty good and sunlight legibility of the display is just slightly above descent. It runs on Optimus 3.0 User Interface. The display supports 10 multi-touch points and the brightness of the screen is very good.

STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITYS
It has 32GB of internal storage which is not further expandable. The device features dedicated multimedia apps like music for songs, a gallery to store all images and videos and a video player for playing movies respectively which are pretty good. FM radio comes pre-installed. Conductivities like 2G, 3G speeds upto 21.1mbps download & upto 5.76mbps upload, Wifi b/g/n, Wifi direct, Wifi hotsopt, USB OTG as well as Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy) and NFC & USB OTG. But also has IR Blaster. It also features micro usb 3.0

CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has a 13MP rear camera with autofocus and Led flash which features Simultaneous image and video recording, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Image stabilization, HDR etc. The camera clarity is very good overall. Daytime the images are very good and has good amount of details respectively but in the night is where the noise starts to become bit visible visible and to get better details at night HDR mode images with bit of steady hands helps to produce slightly better images still image quality at night is acceptable. It does FULL HD1080p@60fps & 30fps HDR video recording with video stabilization and stereo sound having bit-rate of 34mbps & 17mbps respectively and stores in mp4 format. The video recording clarity is Very good overall. Daytime the video clarity is Very good and has good amount of details respectively but at night video clarity is acceptable could have been bit better. It also has a 2 front camera for selfe's with 1080p video recording and clarity is pretty good.

SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, PERFORMANCE & BENCHMARKS
It runs Android (OS) 4.2.2 Jelly bean out of the box . It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974AB) processor running a quad core 2.2 GHZ (Cortex-A15) with 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 (550MHZ Single core) GPU. The performance is Excellent which provides number of graphic intensive games and multitasking run very well and there is no lag at all.
QUADRANT : 24690.
ANTUTU : 37350.
NENAMARK 2: 59fps.

BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a Non - removable Li-Ion 3500 mah battery. The battery life is Extra-Ordinary which is given below.
BROWSING : upto 15H.
VIDEO WATCHING: upto 18H.
TALKTIME : upto 23H(2G) / upto 22H(3G).
STANDBY TIME: upto 720H(2G) / upto 700H(3G).

PROS
*One of a Kind Curved Display & body with self healing back panel.
*Very good build quality.
*Pretty Good Display.
*Excellent Performance.
*Very good camera and video recording clarity.
*NFC & USB OTG support as well as IR blaster.
*Knock on code (unique unlock feature).
*Good loudspeaker.
*Extra-ordinary battery life.

CONS
*First gen product and highly priced.
*HD resolution on this display has only average sunlight legibility could have had a FULL HD display.
*No microSD card slot.
*Lacks Premiumness for the price still quite good though.
*No OIS & dedicated camera key.

OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 7.8/10.
°overall product rating refers to all the aspects including the price, performance, overall quality, features, etc., based on individual product.

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