LG G Flex drop test: will the curved screen fall flat? 59 by Bogdan Petrovan on November 23, 2013 7:01 am 39 With a new generation of curved designs upon us, there’s hope that smartphone screens could become more resilient to accidents. In theory, the curvature of the phone should shrink the area that is exposed to impacts, making face drops a little less dangerous. But that’s the theory. How about the practice?