Motorola Falcon & LG Flex with Android Jellybean on their Way to Asia
With the holidays just ahead of us, everyone wants a glimpse into the future as to the state of the mobile world. Today, we are previewing two Android smartphones featuring the Jellybean iteration. The first phone is a rumor, and the second was just announced, but both are destined for Asia, with potential American and European releases in the future.
Leaked Motorola XT1032 Falcon Documents
The rumor that Motorola was releasing a smartphone called Falcon began some time ago, but today, the rumored Falcon is more of a reality than ever. According to GSMInsider, which was able to get its hands on some documents from the GFXBench database, not only is the Motorola Falcon real, but it is joining ranks with some of the world’s best Smartphone by adding a fingerprint sensor.
Motorola Falcon Specifications
Motorola Falcon’s specifications look something like that of the Moto X, and will sport the Snapdragon S4 CPU quad core, even though it only clock 1.2 GHz – definitely an entry level device. The leak also notes that the Falcon will receive Android Kit-Kat 4.4 and a 1196 pixels by 720 pixel display and an Adreno 305 graphics processing unit.
The Falcon is said to be a Chinese release only, although GSMInsider did mention that it was possible to see it in the U.S. and European markets at some point after its initial release.
LG’s Answer to the Samsung Round: The LG Flex
On October 28 in Seoul Korea, LG announced the company’s answer to the Samsung Round – the LG Flex. The Flex features a curved display that is shaped “like a banana” as the company stated, and it curves in such a way to be comfortable when talking on the phone.
This is the exact opposite of how the Samsung Round is curved, which it does in such a way to fit the hand perfectly – but phones aren’t made for holding in the hand, they are made for talking. LG claims that the curve optimizes phone calls by improving a voice call’s sound quality and that it fits in a back pocket better.
LG Flex Specifications
As for its specifications, LG Flex is similar to the LG G2. It’s an LTE phone, and Flex’s 6-inch display is slightly bigger than that of the Round’s 5.9-inch display, which essentially puts Flex in the phablet market. Flex will also feature Android Jellybean 4.2.2, the Snapdragon 800 2.26 GHz CPU, Adreno 330 450MHz GPU, and a 3,500mAh lithium ion battery.
LG also noted that Flex would have the same Rear Key that the company added to the LG G2. While the company noted its release is destined for South Korea, Flex will eventually make its way to other markets soon.
What smartphone/phablet do you wish would come to American markets? Let us know in the comments!