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After acouple of months, reviews of the LG G Flex are proving it to be a very interesting piece of tech. So while Samsung is still lagging behind LG with bendable displays, we can take a closer look at this smartphone.
Galaxy Note 4 is going to be the first Samsung with the long awaited YOUM display (More about this: KoreaHerald), but it may also have a waterproof (source) body like Sony Xperia Z, and feature advanced writing recognition (source)
Samsung is obviously afraid that the Note series could suffer a lack of interest like happened with the Note 3, a phone that does not represent a deep advancement over the previous model.
So here it is, click here to enjoy the first time in video for the LG G Flex smartphone, Galaxy Round's announced exterminator. If you're not familiar with spanish, check this also:
Also, a (quite poor) gallery of leaked photos, from TheVerge.
This is LG's effective recipe to overwhelm the market with tasty stuff:
Nexus 5: coming very soon
LG G Flex with flexible display. Even if its forthcoming launch hits the market after Galaxy Round, the G Flex will be available in EU and US in november, while Galaxy Round's being sold in Korea only.
Last but not the least: a smartphone with Firefox OS
The LG G Flex has yet to be officially confirmed, but new picture of it have just leaked.
It looks cool, and the specs may be impressive indeed, on both hardware and software sides. Starting from 6" display, and a highly customizable launcher.
No doubt LG is having busy days, with the Nexus 5 expected to launch in a few weeks, ang with its flagship G2 to promote
Samsung's first YOUM equipped (flexible OLED display) smartphone has hit stores and billfolds in South Korea with a Luxury Brown look, and a price of 1.09 million won (about $1,000).
This is an important step towards 2020, when, according to IHS' study, the market for flexible displays will be worth billions of dollars, feeding almost 800 million of potential requests.
The picture shows the Round, ergonomically shaped to fit your pants pockets, or your cheecks, even if you're not asian.
"Another Family" is a movie that highlights the battle of a Samsung worker's family, to get compensation after she died aged 23 from leukemia.
Hwang Yu-mi is the name of the woman:
In the movie, Samsung company is renamed "Jinsung" to avoid a possible libel suit In a scene, her father stands outside Jinsung's factory gate seeking witnesses who could testify in court about working conditions. But suddenly three buses blasting dance music, surround him. The scene was based on a real incident outside a Samsung factory involving two buses, that's been denied by Samsung.
Well, the hand is not mine:
but this device looks nice nonetheless. It probably does fit nicely in a hand, but I wonder: how weird multimedia can look from that curved display? This Galaxy Round is more a display of power to the world, than a real proposal for buyers. The news, pictures and the following video are from global.samsungtomorrow.com:
Tilting the smartphone's sides will activate actions and show info. Such a feature seems there to justify the curved design, but the real mean is to show off the capabilities of a YOUM display.
News and resources about flexible displays