AT&T will be the first U.S. carrier to launch the LG G3, which will available on the network starting July 11.
The new flagship smartphone from LG Electronics Inc. (KRX:066570) will sell for $199.99 with a two-year contract and for $24.17 per month or $29 per month, respectively, under AT&T’s Next 18 and Next 12 installment plans. The carrier has not yet made pre-orders available, though the LG G3 will be available in stores and online upon its release.
Many other carriers have already announced the availability dates for their models of the LG G3. T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) has begun accepting pre-orders for the LG G3 and will have its model in stores as of July 16. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), is expected to begin accepting pre-orders on July 10, with in-store availability around July 17. Sprint Co. (NYSE:S) will begin accepting pre-orders on July 11 and will have its model available in stores starting July 18.
LG has also confirmed that Best Buy Co. (NYSE:BBY) will carry the LG G3.
The LG G3 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset clocking in at 2.5GHz, a 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) IPS display with a 538ppi pixel density, 2GB or 3GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB internal storage options with microSD support up to 128GB, a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS and Laser Auto Focus and a 2.1-megapixel front camera, a 3,000mAh removable battery and the Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. The LG G3 includes connectivity and sensors such as LTE, HSPA+ 21, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart and NFC. The LG G3 will be available in Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet and Burgundy Red color options.