Late last month LG finally unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the G3, even though we had heard and seen almost everything about the device prior to the announcement. The device immediately went on sale in South Korea where it reportedly eclipsed the Galaxy S5’s sales during its first week alone. It wasn’t revealed when the LG G3 would be landing on carriers in the U.S. but we may have got our first, albeit unofficial, break today.
This information comes from someone who needs no introduction. @evleaks claims that Verizon is going to start taking pre-orders for the G3 on July 10th. Looks like customers won’t have to wait for much longer after that since the Verizon LG G3 release is reportedly slated for July 17th, just a week later.
Big Red hasn’t commented on this release date so its best to take it with a grain of salt for now. There’s also no information available about pricing, however its possible that the LG G3 may cost $199 with a two year contract, like most high-end smartphones.
Other major U.S. carriers are going to offer this smartphone as well but none of them have confirmed their release schedules. So there’s a fair bit of waiting involved for anyone willing to get their hands on a G3.
Now that might be hard for some since the G3 is pretty enticing with its 5.5-inch Quad HD “2K” display, Snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB RAM, 13 megapixel rear camera and handful of new software features. But as they say, good things come to those who wait.