#ATTDevSummit: LG Flex coming to AT&T soon-ish…

LG_G_FLEX_04The experiment moves mainstream! The curved screened LG Flex will soon be showing up on AT&T LTE in North America.

Flex features a 6″ 720p AMOLED display which can bend completely flat without damage, and it has the near-magical the ability to heal from minor scrapes and scuffs. Just check this crazy video out.

 

 

The rest of the hardware is similar to the LG G2 including processor and camera performance. No pricing or availability as of yet, but full PR below.
AT&T TO CARRY INNOVATIVE LG G FLEX ON THE NATION’S FASTEST AND MOST RELIABLE 4G LTE NETWORK
AT&T TO OFFER ITS FIRST SMARTPHONE WITH CURVED SCREEN

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 – AT&T1 will offer its first smartphone with a curved screen, LG G Flex, in the first quarter of 2014, the company said today. Pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.

“AT&T continues to stay ahead of the curve in growing its device portfolio and giving customers the most advanced smartphone technology,” said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president – Devices, AT&T. “We’re excited to add LG’s futuristic G Flex on the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network. Its curved form factor and enhanced audio and visual experience is a great addition to our strong line-up of Android devices.”

The LG G Flex shape introduces new visual and ergonomic benefits that enhance the smartphone experience. The large curved 6-inch true HD P-OLED display provides an immersive video experience with reduced glare and the unique shape is comfortable in the palm of the hand or against the contour of your face.

Additional key features include:
Processor: 2.26 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800processor
Display: 6-inch, HD (1280×720), true HD P-OLED screen (Real RGB)
Memory: 2GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC ROM
Camera: 13MP rear-facing, 2.1 MP front-facing
Battery: 3,500 mAh (Embedded)
Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
Size: 160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9- 8.7mm
Weight: 177g

For more information, please visit: www.att.com/gflex.

AT&T has the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network, according to independent third party data.2 In addition, the company was named America’s fastest 4G LTE network, in PC Magazine’s 2013 Fastest Mobile Networks study of 30 markets – and also swept the top rankings in all six U.S. regions from coast to coast: Northeast, Southeast, North-Central, South-Central, Northwest and Southwest.3

AT&T is focused on giving our customers top-notch experiences with a single interaction. The company was recently recognized with two major achievements, outperforming competitors for customer service and wireless purchase experience. J.D. Power awarded AT&T the “Highest Ranked Customer Service Performance Among Full-Service Wireless Providers” and “Highest Satisfaction with the Purchase Experience among Full-Service Wireless Providers” in their 2013, Volume 2 studies.

1AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
24G LTE speed claim based on national carriers average 4G LTE download speeds. Reliability claim based on analysis of data network connection and data transaction success rates reported by Nielsen during network tests conducted across 211 markets from July 2012 to July 2013, and compares carriers with nationwide 4G LTE networks.
3PC Magazine, June 17, 2013: www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2420333,00.asp.

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