There of the biggest mobile service providers in the US, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have made known their launch plans of the LG G2 smartphone. Amongst these, AT&T will start offering the G2 the earliest, September 6 to be precise though that will be limited to sales via its inline channels. The G2 will be there to be picked up via its retail chain starting September 13th. Price has been fixed at $199.99 which includes agreeing to a two year contract.
Next up, it will be Verizon offering the G2, with sales kicking off on September 12. It will also be following a similar pricing structure, which involves paying $199.99 upfront apart from agreeing to a two year warranty. Also, it is only the Verizon version of the G2 that boasts of wireless charging. Verizon has also been in the news for being the last to offer the HTC One in the US. Fortunately, the carrier is prompt this time and is offering the G2 while its still fresh in the market.
Lastly, T-Mobile is slated to offer the G2 starting September 18 from its website while the retail debut will take place on September 25. T-Mobile is also offering the cheapest deal as part of its Simple Choice Plan, requiring the buyer to shell out $99 upfront though users will also be obliged to pay $21 in 24 monthly installments.
As for the device itself, the G2 is already pegged to be among the hottest smartphone device one can buy right now. It’s a powerhouse of a device, thanks to the Snapdragon 800 chip it hides inside. There is also a 2 GB RAM together with an Andreno chipset to be credited for the zippy performance. The G2 also scores on its photographic abilities, with both the 2.2 mp and 13.1 mo camera at the front and rear being capable of recording 1080p quality video.
Another unique aspect of the device is that it includes physical buttons along the rear, a first in a smartphone in recent times.