We've looked at the LG G Flex in quite a bit of detail so far, spending some hands-on time with the device at this year's Consumer Electronics Show and then unboxing it just a couple of days ago. It's proven to be an interesting device thanks to its unique, curved body.

Today we want to give a new look at how flexible the G Flex really is. The phone should be able to withstand being completely flattened out, meaning that the battery, CPU and all of its internal gizmos must be able to flex. We also want to show off the G Flex's self-healing backside, which works in a manner similar to your car's clear coat, mending itself with time and a good room temperature. Unlike a car that can take days or weeks to mend itself, though, the G Flex can rid itself of slight to moderate scratches within minutes.

Unlike its main competitor, the Samsung Galaxy Round, the LG G Flex features a flexible body that curves from top to bottom. The entire phone can actually flex flat from its stationary curved position. Just because the G Flex's tentpole feature is its curved body doesn't mean that LG skimped on its other features, though. The G Flex sports a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 720p P-OLED display with colors that just have a certain pop.

The G Flex is a pretty large phone, measuring in at just under 6.3 inches tall with a 6-inch display that dominates the front of the unit. Around back is a button layout borrowed from the G2, with power and volume keys resting beneath the G Flex's 13-megapixe camera. Thankfully the G Flex also has the G2's KnockOn double-tap to wake feature, which gives users a way to wake their device from sleep when its resting on a flat surface.

On the software side of things, the LG G Flex comes preloaded with Android 4.2.2 and LG's custom user interface. The UI certainly isn't the best manufacturer overlay around, but there are some features that call back to stock Android.

Be sure to stay tuned for the full review of the LG G Flex right here at PhoneDog, and as usual, let us know what you'd like to see in future videos! Visit www.PhoneDog.com for all the latest cell phone news, reviews, and more.

Comments

    • Razvan Cristian Ghetu
      Razvan Cristian Ghetu

      just got the lg flex 2 , and its not really self healing , i tried scratching it just a bit , and its not healing , also after one week the coating started to peel of one of the corners , wtf is this....

      about 3 years ago
    • Frank Nakamo
      Frank Nakamo

      LG should make DVD's with this materials and stop making junky TV's and junky cell phones, this company is not good for TV nor cell phones, but truly they can make awesome DVD's and CD with great awesome quality, I would love to have PS3 Discs that self heal and are more resistant with two layers of cover, they should make a two layer disc that self heal with the cover internally and is black good quality like the PS1.

      about 3 years ago
    • EpicBoxBreaks
      EpicBoxBreaks

      Just got my G Flex and i love it!!! I switched from the s5. The phone isn't to big and fits nicely in my pocket i highly reccomend the phone for anybody!!

      about 4 years ago
    • Pedro Ribeiro
      Pedro Ribeiro

      Cardiac massage does not seem to work, try heimlich maneuver :P Great video, btw!

      about 5 years ago
    • YvngVicious
      YvngVicious

      I broke my phone

      about 5 years ago
    • RogueBrit
      RogueBrit

      The back is probably a gell

      about 5 years ago
    • blackdriftking
      blackdriftking

      I watched this vid on my new Gflex and its very nice

      about 5 years ago
    • Andrew Butcher
      Andrew Butcher

      Nano machines maybe for the self healing? Haha

      about 5 years ago
    • Justin Chan
      Justin Chan

      U making a video of an android phone with Steve Jobs photo behind u, beware! :)

      about 5 years ago
    • Amit Sharma
      Amit Sharma

      Mera hath pawa fer dekhi scratch te crack kiwe painda 😁😁

      about 5 years ago
    • Andrew Dean
      Andrew Dean

      Looks like you're doing CPR on it

      about 5 years ago
    • Raphy Martinez
      Raphy Martinez

      wait,,,,so you don;t have a heater inside? or a blow dryer? Yes it's cold outside, good thing you're doing the test INSIDE

      about 5 years ago
    • girlydroid
      girlydroid

      Just tracked down Aaron. Now I'm moving over there. :) Do a search and follow me. :D

      about 5 years ago
    • Julián Esteban Salazar
      Julián Esteban Salazar

      Bla Bla 😒

      about 5 years ago
    • Rohit Eligeti
      Rohit Eligeti

      Ubuntu edge phone has better durability and 100% sratch proof, which will revolutionize the mobile industries

      about 5 years ago
    • SyRobertx
      SyRobertx

      Man,I miss Aron too . But let's give this new guy a chance. Maybe he'll surprise us,right? :)

      about 5 years ago
    • Nikolai Tonchev
      Nikolai Tonchev

      Ah where is Sindra i miss her

      about 5 years ago
    • Leon Seabrooks
      Leon Seabrooks

      I guess the back is cool but why would I need to bend my phone ?

      about 5 years ago
    • noah buffman
      noah buffman

      Phonedog was soooooo much better when Noah, Aaron, and Sydney were here. The phones were better too.

      about 5 years ago
    • Ajay Chauhan
      Ajay Chauhan

      where is Aaron Baker?:(

      about 5 years ago
    • Richard Williams
      Richard Williams

      I think samsung and other Android phones should sell there new phone s with extra batteries for people who r buying them for full price atleast thats what think u paying so much money as is ALREADY I think thats only fair

      about 5 years ago
    • Alexander Gentry-Scott
      Alexander Gentry-Scott

      How dose this phone heal its self

      about 5 years ago
    • Alexander Gentry-Scott
      Alexander Gentry-Scott

      Really interesting

      about 5 years ago
    • SavageArfad
      SavageArfad

      Where is Noah

      about 5 years ago
    • Ⴚhuck Ɲorris
      Ⴚhuck Ɲorris In reply to SavageArfad

      :D Jk bro 

      about 5 years ago
    • Ⴚhuck Ɲorris
      Ⴚhuck Ɲorris In reply to SavageArfad

      did you just rise form the dead 

      about 5 years ago
    • SavageArfad
      SavageArfad

      Silly idea and the scratch self repairing is overrated

      about 5 years ago
    • almamort
      almamort

      My question is... How many lg flex phones would it take to make a perfect circle and how big would it be?

      about 5 years ago
    • Alexander Ho
      Alexander Ho

      LG GALAXY Nexus

      about 5 years ago
    • Boy Wonder
      Boy Wonder

      I would rather have a self healing screen than a back cover

      about 5 years ago
    • HeyImLarry
      HeyImLarry

      This is obviously black magic!

      about 5 years ago
    • NY4TI
      NY4TI

      This phone is such a gimmick. Pointless

      about 5 years ago