LG Z and Samsung Galaxy Round (curved/flexible smartphone)

It's seems that flexible smartphones are really just around the corner, with LG and Samsung going first.


LG:

Theres not much information on the LG, only that it might be coming in November with a 6" curved display

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http://www.notebookcheck.net/LG-Z-launches-in-November.103482.0.html

They recently presented 3 new types of batteries ( Stepped Battery , Curved Battery [most likely the one to be used], Cable Battery [flexible] )

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http://www.phonearena.com/news/LG-announces-stacked-curved-and-cable-batteries-to-go-with-flexible-display-phones_id48073

Samsung :

As for Samsung the Galaxy Round seems it will be actually flexible up to a curvature with a radius of 15.74"

  • Processor: quad-core 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
  • Memory: 3 GB
  • Display: 5.7-inch Full HD, 0.12 mm thick and able to bend around a circle with a 15.74-inch radius
  • Connectivity: WiFi, LTE, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS
  • Operating system: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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http://www.notebookcheck.net/Samsung-Galaxy-Round-to-debut-this-week.103617.0.html