Buy the LG G3 from Best Buy for $0 down and get a $100 gift card, or take $100 off the contract price
0. phoneArena 25 Jul 2014, 06:35 posted on
Tech retailer Best Buy is willing to part with $100 just to put the LG G3 in your pocket. For those who would rather pay the full retail price for LG's new flagship handset in monthly installments, and forgo a two-year contract, Best Buy will offer you a $100 Best Buy gift card. You need to be signed up with Sprint Easy Pay, Verizon Edge or AT&T Next...
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5. thunder18 (Posts: 116; Member since: 06 Aug 2009)
Flagship phone with 3GB of ram for $100 on contract? Very true. If you have Sprint and have been balking at the Note 3's contract renewal price of $349 through Sprint or $249 everywhere else, then it's certainly going to tempt some people outside of the Samsung camp.
I actually went to Best Buy to upgrade my fiance's Evo LTE. While she compared both the S5 and the G3 and found herself choosing the S5, I really couldn't resist the G3 at $99. At $199 or more, I probably would have waited, $99 is just about impulse buy territory.
6. TheMan (Posts: 417; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
Not true. The unsubsidized price at Best Buy is consistently higher than the carriers for reasons I'm too lazy to get into on a Friday night. For example, the S5 runs $100-$150 higher. The G3 looks about $100 higher than elsewhere. So, as stated below, Best Buy is at best the same as the carriers.
As for $100 off on contract, this matches what Verizon sold the S5 for at launch and what Costco continues to sell it for today, With free accessories.
2. Goldeneye (Posts: 358; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)
Don't let this "great" offer fool you, avarage retail price with carriers for the G3 is $599 which is $100 cheaper than Best Buy asking price, don't need this "special" since Best Buy should price match it anyway, contract price is a different story, $99 plus if you enrroleed your number for a $50 gift card when upgrading this year is $50, not bad at all.
3. zinger69 (Posts: 44; Member since: 13 Feb 2014)
Exactly, if you enrolled in BB's "Phone Freedom" promotion you get a $50 gift card to use towards the phone.
4. thunder18 (Posts: 116; Member since: 06 Aug 2009)
They refused me the $50 gift card because they said the phone is already on sale or some such nonsense. I may have to go back and see if I can get the gift card because it sounds like others were getting it left and right.