Smartphones aren't flat anymore
LG has just launched the G Flex, and whether it takes off will depend entirely on the company's marketing prowess and how consumers respond to the new form factor. Dr. Soneira believes that there is a future for those bent screens, after all, but that it will take awhile before they're fully incorporated into the smartphone scene. "It's clear that flexible displays will have a profound effect on the use of most display based products starting in the very near future," he wrote in his blog post. "The display world isn't flat anymore, and in a few years it won't even have to be round." We'll have a review of the LG G Flex up soon, with our full analysis of what using a curved display is really like.
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