The LG G Flex global availability is picking up the pace, as one of the big carriers in the US, the AT&T network has announced the plans and pricing and the details about the availability of this G Flex smartphone for the US market. The curved phablet with the flexible display would be available from January 24th on both, the online AT&T store or in their offline stores. That is the date for pre-orders while the actual full retail sales would start from February 7th, 2014.
Earlier to this, the G Flex was already priced with the Sprint network, at $299.99 and that is the same pricing which AT&T has set for its customers, with the 2-year contract. With the contract, the subscriber can select one of the two installment plans –
Next 18 plan – $26.74 per month
Next 12 plan – $34.75 per month
“We’re proud to offer the LG G Flex, our first smartphone with a curved screen, in the U.S. and add the device to the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network,” said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president – Devices, AT&T. “We offer smartphones and devices to fit every lifestyle. There’s nothing quite like the LG G Flex to enhance viewing video and images. The unique design is great when using your thumbs to type a message and at the same time, delivers a great experience for video enthusiasts. Combined with AT&T’s premium network, the nation’s most reliable wireless service, you have an unbeatable combination of features and value.”
The G Flex comes with a 6-inch HD OLED display with the screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it’s the 2.26 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with the quad-core Krait CPU powering the device with the 2GB of RAM, and there is a 32GB internal storage provided. Just like the flagship G2, the G Flex has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2.1-megapixel front shooter, but there is no OIS feature for the rear camera. The device would run the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS and the battery is a curved one, with the capacity of 3500 mAh.