Deal: Buy the LG G5 for just $299.99 and get a free LG 360 VR headset worth $129.99


LG tried to launch a whole new set of modular features with 2016's LG G5 flagship phone. However, consumers didn't take too kindly to it and this year's LG G6 had removed all of the modular capabilities from the year before. Part of the reason for LG's decision to give up on modular with this year's flagship had to do with the Moto Z line released last year by Motorola/Lenovo. The Moto Z series made adding modular accessories a snap thanks to the 16 magnetic pins on the back of the handsets.

Eliminate the modular features, and you still have a serviceable high-end handset with the LG G5. And at B&H Photo, you can buy the unlocked LG G5 right now for just $299.99. That is a massive $230 or 43% discount off B&H's regular price of $529.99. And when you take advantage of this sale, B&H will throw in a free LG 360 VR handset that is usually priced at $129.99.

The discounted LG G5 will work with GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, and some CDMA operators such as Verizon. And with the Snapdragon 820 SoC under the hood of the LG G5, that isn't much of a difference from the Snapdragon 821 SoC  that runs the LG G6.

After taking that into consideration, and including the free VR headset, B&H has a good deal for those seeking a flagship phone at a low-to-mid-range price.

source: B&H via AndroidAuthority

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G5
  • Display 5.3" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(25h talk time)

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14 Comments

1. dubaiboy78

Posts: 446; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

POOR LG MOBILES! PRICE DROPS DRASTICALLY!!!!

2. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Isn't this good for us consumers? Why that kind of reaction?

3. hurrycanger

Posts: 1761; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

I'm with you here, haha. Love it when this happens.

12. sgodsell

Posts: 7365; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Considering it has a dual cameras with one being wide angle. The battery is removable. It still has an IR blaster for controlling your TV, cable box, stereo, or other things. It has Nougat or Android 7 now. It even has USB-C, quick charge, and USB 3.0 transfer speeds. Plus their 360 headset is Cardboard compatible. Its a really great price.

11. manishmuscat

Posts: 12; Member since: May 07, 2017

finally a sensible person

4. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

I agree with .. This is an indication that their phone is a big failure !!

8. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Why? Are you making more money than LG?

5. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

LG G5=Image Retention

6. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1557; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Meh, last year's phone that didn't sell well. Still not interested. I do like the V20 and G6, rather have them than the new curved Samsung's.

7. sunnyfpy

Posts: 283; Member since: May 12, 2013

Failed model,cheap doesn't mean good product!

9. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Not really, at this price i will buy it but not at their launch price. Plus the bundle of a VR headset make it an excellent grab.

10. tokuzumi

Posts: 1900; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

$300 is an incredible deal. I have no reason to switch from my HTC 10, which has basically the same specs, but if I needed a phone, this would be a no-brainer. Great camera, removable battery, win.

13. PHYCLOPSH

Posts: 652; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Its a great phone, only issue is GPS is unreliable which kind of sucks. Other than that a great value.

14. tangbunna

Posts: 480; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

sell it without the VR for 170$ i may consider

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