LG G Flex

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An LG G Flex (LS995) on the lock screen.

The LG G Flex is a flagship smartphone released by LG in 2013.

The G Flex was designed to be a proof-of-concept for flexible OLED displays, and the device also features a self-healing coating on the back cover, resisting scratches to a point.

Variants

  • D955: European variant
  • D958: Asian variant
  • D959: T-Mobile US variant
  • D950: AT&T variant
  • LS995: Sprint variant
  • F340: South Korean variant

Related phones

  • LG G Flex 2: Successor of the G Flex, which was notable for overheating
  • LG G2: LG's more mainstream flagship from 2013, featuring the same chipset and RAM capacity
  • LG G Pro 2: A more advanced variant of the G2, which the G Flex is built upon
  • LG Nexus 5: LG's Nexus device for 2013, with the same chipset and RAM capacity
  • Samsung Galaxy Round: Samsung device with a similar proof-of-concept curved design, based on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Specs

Basics

All G Flex models
HW Platform/ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974)
Media DSP/GPUAdreno 330
SW Platform/OSAndroid 4.2.2, up to Android 4.4.2
Display 720x1280, curved P-OLED, 16M colors
Sub-displayNone
Physical display size6"
LED IndicatorOne on the power button, one on the top bezel, both multicolor
SensorsAccelerometer
Barometer
Gesture sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect sensor
Hygrometer
Magnetometer
Proximity sensor
RGB light sensor
Thermometer
Flash memory32GB
RAM2GB
Memory card slotNone
Charging and data connectormicroUSB
Retail price$700

Connectivity

F340
Operating modesGSM (850/900/1800/1900)
UMTS (2100)
CDMA (4)
LTE (850/2100)
DataHSPDA
LTE
Push-to-talkNo
WLAN802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
SIM sizeMicro-SIM
Bluetooth4.0

Input

All G Flex models
Input methodsLG Keyboard
AOSP Keyboard
Google voice typing
Touch screen10 point multitouch
Soft keysOn-screen back, home, and menu keys
Side keysRear-mounted power and volume keys

Media

All G Flex models
Rear camera13MP
Video recording4K@30fps
Front camera2.1MP
Supported image formatsBMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Supported sound formatsAAC, AMR, IMY, M4A, MP3, MID, WAV, WMA
Supported video formatsMP4, AVI
Speaker configurationEar speaker
Loudspeaker
Line out3.5mm jack
SynthesizerSONiVOX Common
ExtrasQuickMemo
QuickTheater (multimedia viewer, accesed by holding the device in landscape on the lock screen, followed by sliding two fingers away from the center of the screen)
Voice memo

Messaging

All G Flex models
EmailYes

Software

All G Flex models
JavaNo

Accessories

Chargers

  • Any microUSB charger

Headsets

  • Any 3.5mm headset