Taking a page from the "you always want what you can't have" playbook, UK carrier EE will be showcasing LG's G Flex smartphone in some of its stores starting this Friday, December 20th. Don't expect to walk out with the curved handset; EE's just teasing the flexible device ahead of its European launch in early 2014. Curious Brits in London, Manchester and several other cities can get some hands-on time with the G Flex, which sports a 6-inch, flexible display with a "self-healing finish." For the full list of participating stores, head past the break.

· London – Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford E20 1EH

· London – Westfield Shopping Centre, White City W12 7GG

· London – 155/157 Oxford Street, W1D 2JH

· Kent - Bluewater Shopping Centre, DA9 9ST

· Nottingham - 16 Clumber Street, NG1 3GA· Manchester – The Trafford Centre, M17 8AP

· Brighton – 209-210 Western Road, BN1 2BA

· Cambridge – 40-41 Lions Yard, CB2 3NA

· Merry Hill – The Merryhill Centre, DY5 1QX

· Sheffield – Meadowhall Centre, S9 1EN