CES 2015: The LG G Flex 2 Ushers In The Next Generation of Android Smartphones

The first device to run on the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor

LG G Flex 2
LG G Flex 2
The G Flex 2 is the first device to use the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. The processor is optimized for gaming, 4K video streaming and long battery life.Popular Science

The G Flex 2, the second LG Android smartphone with a curved display, is ushering in an entirely new era of Android flagship smartphones. The new phone builds on many of the successes of its predecessor: Its display is even sharper, the body is slightly slimmer, and most importantly, the phone is powered by the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

The G Flex 2 is the first device to be equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. The processor provides the phone with better data speeds and longer battery life, and it’s also been optimized for 4K video.

The newest Snapdragon 810 processor will give the G Flex 2 a noticeable power boost above its predecessor. The Snapdragon 805, which powered many of the most popular Android flagship smartphones including the Nexus 6 and Galaxy Note 4, was a 32-bit quad-core processor. The Snapdragon 810 is 64-bit and double quad-core. For now, it’s by far and away the most powerful Android smartphone.

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