If a phone that can flex, curve with the side of your face and apparently heal like Wolverine if you scratch it, then the LG G Flex is the phone you’ve been looking for and Mobicity is about the only place in Australia that you can get it….so far.
At this stage, Mobicity was unable to give an ETA for a delivery apart from hoping that it will arrive this month, but they are taking pre-orders for the curved screen LG G Flex in black with an asking price of Update: It seems the price has been updated the maths on this are now : Asking price of $1,199.95(Ex-GST), as the price of the phone is over the $1000 import threshold, you then pay 10% GST on top of $120 and a further $52.00 Customs and Courier fee giving a total price of $1,371.95.
$1239.95(ex-GST), the phone will be delivered for free but as the phone is over the $1000 import threshold, you will be required to pay the 10% GST on top, as well as a $124.00 Customs and Courier GST Processing Fee bringing the total price up to $1415.95.
Along with the self healing back, the LG G Flex also sports the rear mounted keys of the LG G2. The model from Mobicity will be the F-340K from KT Telecom and will possibly have a Korean TV tuner on-board but will most likely not work in Australia. Spec wise, the LG G Flex comes with :
- Curved 6″ OLED Display with 720×1280 resolution
- 2.26GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 SoC with Adreno 330 GPU
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB on-board storage with microSD card support up to 32GB
- 13MP Rear Camera with 2.1MP Front-Facing Camera
- NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, GPS
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- 3500mAh, curved design
- Dimensions: 160.5×81.6×7.9~8.7 mm @ 177grams
Listed with bands that are compatible with Australian Networks, it should technically be capable of connecting to all carriers LTE networks except for the Optus 4G Plus network. :
- GSM 900/1800/1900
- 3G: 850/1900/2100
- 4G/LTE : 850/1800
If you’re interested in the G Flex then head over to the Mobicity website where they’ll take your pre-order now.