If you've read our hands-on preview of the LG V30, then you know that we're incredibly excited about what the device brings to the flagship Android smartphone market. Today, we're learning that AT&T and Verizon Wireless will begin selling the LG V30 on October 5th, which is one week from today.
The LG V30 has a retail price of $809.99 at AT&T, and can be purchased on a NEXT plan for $27 per month for 30 months. AT&T will also be offering a Buy One, Get One Free promotion with the LG V30 for qualified customers. For those with a qualifying NEXT plan purchasing two LG V30 smartphones, you will have a $27 bill credit applied to your bill over 30 months to slowly pay off the full retail cost of the device.
“When you buy your LG V30 on our AT&T Unlimited Plus or AT&T Unlimited Choice wireless plans, you’ll enjoy the best in unlimited entertainment with HBO included,” said Kevin Petersen, SVP for Device and Network Services Marketing. “With a sleek design, immersive OLED display and high-quality sound, the LG V30 from AT&T offers a remarkable entertainment platform for watching your favorite shows, movies and sports on DIRECTV.”[embedded content]
Verizon hasn't yet announced its pricing for the LG V30, although the first-place wireless provider confirms that the device will be available for purchase on October 5th. Neither AT&T nor Verizon will open up preorders for the smartphone.
For those that need a refresher, the LG V30 has a 6-inch 18:9 FullVision QHD+ OLED display with minimal bezels all around. It features Qualcomm's ultra-fast Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable to 2TB via a microSD slot). The smartphone supports wireless charging for the integrated 3,300 mAh battery, and is both water and dust resistant (IP68).