LG Elec’s G6 hits the U.S. retail market this week

2017.03.17 14:19:35 | 2017.03.17 14:51:42
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LG Electronics released its newest phone G6 in North American shops with hopes that it would do equally well in the birthplace for premium smartphones as it had done on home turf.

U.S. carriers AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint begun receiving preorders by throwing various incentives including free gifts like Google Home speaker which normally sells at $129 to buyers of the phone before Apr. 30.

AT&T gives installment plan choice of $24 per month for 30 months, or $30 per months for 24 months. The final bill comes to$720, and customers using the Next installment plan, has the option to get another G6 for free. The carrier is also cutting a deal for LG Watch Sport for $50 on a two-year agreement.

Verizon is offering the G6 for $28 per month over 24 months on a device payment plan or for $672 retail as early as Mar. 30. The carrier is offering a free 43-inch LG Smart TV when a G6 is activated on a new account with a device payment plan, as well as a free Google Home with G6 purchase.

Sprint customers can buy the G6 for $29.50 per month for 24 months for a total of $708. For a limited time, it is also offering a free 49-inch LG 1080p HDTV, which retails for $350. If a buyer pairs the device with its Unlimited Plan that offers unlimited talk, text and data, they can get the phone for $50 per month for a single number, and $90 for two.

T-Mobile will charge $26 a month for 24 months, or $650.

U.S. Cellular will start selling the G6 from Apr. 7 for $10 per month via New 30 month Retail Installment Contract.

By Lee Dong-in

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