LG had announced the global availability of the company's flagship curved phone G-Flex earlier this week, and now a report has surfaced claiming the South Korean firm is prepping a next generation phone with 90-degree bendable feature.
The Korean edition of the tech blog ZDNet reported the news and said that this right-angle 'bendable' technology lies between current 'curved' display and the extreme 'foldable' touch-screen phone technology of the future.
Display division of LG have reportedly begun laying out plans and schedule dates for mass production of the rumoured 90-degree bendable screens, to make it available in the market by next year, ahead of rivals Samsung, said the website.
As of now, company is focusing on the current G Flex phone as it begins to reach out to wider international markets by this month. As per recent reports, G Flex that has been already made available in South Korea and will arrive in Hong Kong and Taiwan this week. The phone is also expected to set its foot in two continents - Europe and North America - in early 2014.
LG's current marquee curved-phone G-Flex received heaps of praise from critics for its ergonomically designed vertical curved display and its remarkable self-healing feature on its back cover. Numerous hands-on video of LG G Flex showed scratches (light ones) disappearing within seconds; warmer the environment, faster the healing.
Under the hood, the 6.0-inch LG G-Flex packs a Snapdragon 800 CPU, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, 13.0-megapixel main camera, 2.1-megapixel front-camera and a Li-Polymer 3500 mAh battery (non-removable).