Curved OLEDs are finally making their way to the end user, Samsung have a curved OLED TV available, several others were on display at the IFA, and Samsung have announced the horizontally curved Galaxy Round.

This time it is LG getting in on the action with the announcement of the LG G Flex Smartphone. This is a phone that is curved on the vertical axis so it should follow the shape of your face when you are using it. It has has a 6-inch 720p OLED display, with Snapdragon 800 processor and 2GB of RAM and a 13-megapixel camera.

You will also find high-fidelity audio recording and playback, dual-window app functionality and tap-to-wake.

The self healing back cover is a bit of a mystery but according to LG it will repair hairline scratches within minutes.

It looks unlikely that the phone will be released in western markets but it is due to arrive onĀ  Korea's three major carriers next month