Some online retailers overseas price the LG G3
posted by Alan F. / May 19, 2014, 11:43 AM
Another online retailer in the region, Multitronic, is offering the LG G3 in both 16GB (Gold) and 32GB (White) variations for 678 Euros ($930 USD) and 730 Euros ($1001 USD) respectively. All of these prices include the 22% VAT and could be placeholder prices, posted until LG puts up the actual cost to the consumer to purchase the phone.
The LG G3 is expected to come with a 5.5 inch screen with a 1440 x 2560 resolution (QHD), which works out to a stunning pixel density of 534ppi. Under the hood is a quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 CPU (or possibly the Snapdragon 805). 3GB of RAM is inside with 32GB of native storage on board. A 32GB capacity microSD slot is also available for those requiring more memory. Back and front-facing cameras are 16MP and 2.1MP respectively and Android 4.4.2 is pre-installed.
Will the LG G3 be the first in the states to offer a QHD glass, or will that honor go to the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime. Both are unannounced for now, but that should change for LG's new flagship on May 27th.
Thanks for the tip!
source: MobileGeeks (translated) via GforGames
- Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
- Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
- Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 3000 mAh(21h 3G talk time)
Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 27, 2012
Its funny, its way way too expensive.
posted on May 19, 2014, 11:48 AM 1
Posts: 66; Member since: Apr 04, 2014
At that outrageous price, I'd rather wait for the Galaxy S5 PRIME...........
posted on May 19, 2014, 11:59 AM 0
Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 23, 2014
That won't be the price in the U.S. It will be in the $600-$700 range...
posted on May 19, 2014, 12:11 PM 3
Posts: 75; Member since: Jun 08, 2013
Exactly, at this time LG is not so much popular that consumers will buy it even at such high price..... Also LG would better risk downgrading specs of the phone instead of making it insanely expensive
posted on May 19, 2014, 12:26 PM 0
Posts: 429; Member since: Apr 15, 2010
22% VAT...wow...talk about cornhole. You poor folks have to pay that on top of income taxes? No thanks. Meanwhile, that translates to a retail price somewhere in the mid-$500 rage in the US. I'm in. I love my G2. It's already on par with the S5 and M8... bring it!!
posted on May 19, 2014, 2:20 PM 1
Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012
Pricing without knowing the specs exactly? Horse ahead of the cart I think.
posted on May 19, 2014, 6:04 PM 0
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