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Jack Jennings · Jul 23, 2015

LG Thinks Flexible Displays Are the Future, Do You?

LG enjoyed moderate success with its flexible 6-inch G Flex, enough to invest in this year's successor, the G Flex 2. This confidence has been reflected in the company's insistence that flexible smartphones will make up 40% of the market share in 2018, and now more firmly in its newly announced flexible display factory. Despite the phone itself initially suffering from issues with performance due to poorly optimized software and its now infamous processor, the design principles of the Flex 2 are logical and have some distinct advantages. These...

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Tomek Kondrat · Sep 12, 2014

LG to Announce a Next Gen LG G Flex Later This Year

While most devices look pretty much the same, the curvaceous LG G Flex can surely be considered to be one of the most interesting phones ever released. The OEM behind the last two Nexus phones wanted to conquer the Android world and set a new trend with the Flex, but its high price and large size were barriers that regular users weren't able to stomach. Now it appears that the force stubbornness is strong with LG, as the company will be announcing a second generation of LG G Flex later...

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Tomek Kondrat · Jun 28, 2014

LG G Flex Receives an Early CyanogenMod 11 Port

We're all waiting for Google to deliver Android L and its source. It was announced just a few days ago, and as we already saw in the recently released Developer Preview, it'll bring quite a few interesting goodies. But until then, most devices are running KitKat or earlier, and now one more device has received its first source-built KitKat port. The device in question is none other than LG's curvaceous phablet, the G Flex. It was released early November, and since then, developers haven't had luck bringing...

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Will Verduzco · May 5, 2014

T-Mobile Lists and then Pulls Mention of KitKat Update for the LG G Flex

Over the course of the last month, several carrier-branded variants of the LG G Flex have received their official updates to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Here in the US, this started with the AT&T variant, and later continued with the Sprint model. About one week after Sprint's update and three weeks after AT&T's update, T-Mobile updated its software update support page for the G Flex to state that its variant will finally begin receiving its official KitKat update. But then as quickly as update first hit T-Mobile Update Support...

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Jimmy McGee · May 2, 2014

Sprint G Flex, Galaxy S3, Verizon Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Receive KitKat, Oppo 7a Gets OTA Bugfixes – XDA Developer TV

Android KitKat for the Sprint LG G Flex and the Verizon Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is rolling out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the Sprint Galaxy S III receiving KitKat and the OTA update for the Oppo Find 7a! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV...

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Will Verduzco · Apr 28, 2014

Sprint LG G Flex and Verizon Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Now Receiving KitKat

Now that we're a half year past the  official release of Android 4.4, many devices have already received or are just now receiving Google's latest and greatest. What's more, various carrier variants of devices that have already received the update are now receiving KitKat as well. You may recall that eleven days ago, the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) and the AT&T LG G Flex received their Android 4.4 updates. Now just under two weeks later, two more variants of the above devices are...

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Will Verduzco · Apr 17, 2014

Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) and AT&T LG G Flex Receive Official Android 4.4.2 KitKat

It's always nice when a large OEM graces one of its devices with official firmware updates. Today, we see not one, but two relatively high profile devices receive the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat goods. These are, of course, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) and the LG G Flex. Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Let's start with the Note. Samsung's latest full-size tablet actually started receiving the official update to firmware build P600UBUCND1 early yesterday morning. Along with an update...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 9, 2014

LG G Flex Hands On at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

The US carrier-branded versions of the curved LG G Flex have been given a release date at this year's CES 2014. Since LG had the G Flex on display, we took a moment to see what the big deal was all about. Does the curved display add anything to the device, or is it just a LG G2 doing crunches? XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan was on site and got a chance to get his hands on the LG G Flex...

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Samantha · Dec 22, 2013

LG G Flex’s “Split View” Ported to LG G2

We all should be pretty familiar with split screen functionality on our mobile devices. We've seen it become a defining feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note series with "Multi-Window," and Microsoft has integrated the same function into their desktop/tablet operating systems Windows RT and 8/8.1. In fact, quite recently, we saw the LG G Flex join the list with their "Split View" feature. And as expected of the XDA community, it's been ported to the LG G2. Ported by XDA Recognized...

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Will Verduzco · Dec 2, 2013

Forum Added for the LG G Flex

The recently released LG G Flex is without a doubt a curious device. A close cousin to the much lauded LG G2, the G Flex brings many of the G2's benefits, while adding a couple of new tricks. Just like the flagship G2, the G Flex is powered by a quad-core 2.26 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. The speedy processor is backed by 2 gigs of RAM and 32 gigs of internal storage. And providing the juice, you have a non-removable 3500...

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