1. Vontin's Avatar
    I just found these sample videos and sample photos here: LG G Flex reviews, samples, manual & prices

    I'm not so sure that I want to get the US variant anymore. Anyone have any experience with the camera?
    01-09-2014 10:16 AM
  2. ramonm2's Avatar
    Pre Productions Software. It'll get better with an update at some point. The g2 will have the same camera software. So it's just customizing to the Flex.
    01-14-2014 11:29 PM
  3. kewlgirl73's Avatar
    Here are some shots I took with my flex yesterday while at my college. Click image for larger version. 

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    Sent from my LG-D950 using Tapatalk
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    02-09-2014 03:21 AM
  4. wase4711's Avatar
    camera works just fine for me...
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    02-15-2014 02:11 PM
  5. jnyvio's Avatar
    I'm defiantly not happy with the G Flex's camera. All of my photos have bluish Blacks. I have adjusted everything. The options only allow so much adjustment. And the stupid onscreen menu is not see through so when you adjust an option you can't see the change until you exit the menu because the menu takes up the entire screen. Just a terrible setup. My friends S5 next to mine displayed a pure Black. I am still on 4.2.2. Perhaps the kitkat 4.4.2 update addressed this issue?
    07-13-2014 06:12 PM
  6. Relgoshan's Avatar
    I'm defiantly not happy with the G Flex's camera. All of my photos have bluish Blacks. I have adjusted everything. The options only allow so much adjustment. And the stupid onscreen menu is not see through so when you adjust an option you can't see the change until you exit the menu because the menu takes up the entire screen. Just a terrible setup. My friends S5 next to mine displayed a pure Black. I am still on 4.2.2. Perhaps the kitkat 4.4.2 update addressed this issue?
    Would love if you could upload a sample or two. Preferably using a free file host, Dropbox etc so there's no massive rescaling losses.

    Certainly the Flex is not a great night camera but I did not think my blacks were bluish...
    07-13-2014 07:08 PM
  7. jnyvio's Avatar
    Would love if you could upload a sample or two. Preferably using a free file host, Dropbox etc so there's no massive rescaling losses.

    Certainly the Flex is not a great night camera but I did not think my blacks were bluish...
    I didn't notice it til I was taking pictures and video next to friends S5.. But, you can see it for yourself very easily.. Just point your camera at your TV and the TV Blacks will look Bluish on the G Flex.
    07-13-2014 08:42 PM
  8. Relgoshan's Avatar
    I didn't notice it til I was taking pictures and video next to friends S5.. But, you can see it for yourself very easily.. Just point your camera at your TV and the TV Blacks will look Bluish on the G Flex.
    Ah yeah the usage pattern matters. G Flex is a tad bluer and maybe more realistic, S5 tends to compensate and saturate colors. But probably if blacks on your TV are bluish on the Flex they are not true black. When all the lights are off, does black on your TV still glow a little?

    I will post some images in a day or so when I get home, I got a flat screen with greyish blacks to test on. I have 4.4

    And I do remember at least one reviewer claiming that sometimes too much blue was added. It seems they changed the software again with the G3 because some shots from it looked like they had a blown out red value.
    07-13-2014 09:43 PM
  9. jnyvio's Avatar
    Yes, I read about the G3 update hopefully LG is looking at tweaking the rest of their line as well.
    07-13-2014 10:06 PM
  10. Relgoshan's Avatar
    Yes, I read about the G3 update hopefully LG is looking at tweaking the rest of their line as well.
    Ah ah I remembered a trick, for low light when there is too much blue.

    1) open the camera
    2) switch Mode to "Intelligent Auto"
    3) select whatever Mode you prefer

    There seems to be a blue gain bug if the light levels are low enough, but you can clear it by switching camera modes. I had totally forgotten about this but it is still present in the camera on 4.4 Kit Kat thus far.

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    Intelligent Auto
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    Normal after switching back from IA.

    Notice anything?
    07-14-2014 03:28 PM
  11. jnyvio's Avatar
    Thanks for the Tip.....

    I solved my issue.. My bluish Blacks were due to a small square piece of clear plastic that I did not notice covering the camera lens. It was placed there by the factory to protect the lens during shipping. Once I removed it all was good.
    07-14-2014 07:35 PM

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