LG G Flex2 second-generation curved display smartphone has been launched in India with a price Rs. 55,000. It will be available from this month in Platinum Silver and Flamenco Red variant colours.

The LG G Flex2 was announced in January at the event of CES 2015. It boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (64-bit octa-core SoC) and comes coupled with Adreno 430 GPU, alongside 2GB LPDDR4 RAM. It has a single-SIM slot and runs the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop OS.

Featuring a 5.5-inch full-HD curved P-OLED display, the LG G Flex2 features a 1080×1920 pixels of resolution and 403ppi pixel density. It has a 700mm-radius curvature, while the back is slightly sharper with a 650mm-radius curvature for grip. According to LG, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 has been toughened approximately 20 percent from the previous generation with the firm’s own special chemical treatment technology, and now LG calls it Dura-Guard glass. LG also says, the whole smartphone now 30 percent more durable than the original one.

The LG G Flex2 houses a 13-megapixel snapper at rear with optical image stabilization (OIS+), dual-LED two-tone flash, and a laser-guided auto-focus. It also sports a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It will come in 16GB and 32GB internal storage variants that are expandable via microSD card.

In terms of connectivity options, the LG G Flex2 include 4G LTE-A with tri-band carrier aggregation, HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X) 4.1, NFC, SlimPort, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and USB 2.0. It measures 149.1×75.3×7.1 – 9.4mm, and weighs 152 grams. It packs a curved embedded 3000mAh non-removable battery.

The other features included in the handset are a simple hand ‘Gesture Shot’ recognizable from up to 1.5 metres away; ‘Gesture View’ to check last clicked shot; ‘Glance View’ to swipe down for notifications even when the screen is off, and ‘Fast Charging’ – which can charge the battery up to 50 percent in under 40 minutes.