Verizon branded LG G3 press render surfaces, logos abound

We are just days away from LG presenting its latest flagship, the G3. At this point, everything is pretty much official, the rest is all a show with some details added to clean up the edges.

Like the HTC One (M8) before it, the LG G3 has seen an exponential expansion of pre-announcement leaks, and that pretty much leaves everything else up to formality. Even LG has been revving up the excitement with some teaser videos to keep us occupied.

Of course, until we hold the LG G3 in our hands and get to use it, we will not be satisfied, and we are pretty certain that many of you feel the same way. With that out of the way, Verizon customers should not be surprised that their LG G3 smartphones will have a bit of branding added to them.

When you are the biggest kid on the block, chances are you are not shy, and Big Red is not shy. Just like a lot of folks groaned at how Verizon managed to brand itself all over the Samsung Galaxy Note II, and on the LG G2, despite the small bezels, subscribers that pick up a G3 will find the same amount of branding painted on front and back of their device.

One good thing we can take from this latest render from @evleaks is that unlike the Verizon branded G2, the LG G3 will retain the same physical form factor, no difference in buttons or appearance. That should make accessory makers happy.

Since many of us put our devices in a case anyway, this is probably not a big deal. Just remember, Verizon does not want you to forget about them, ever.


source: @evleaks

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30 Comments

1. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Why does Verizon insist on putting their hideous logos all over their phones... Ruins the sexiness...

9. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Verizon phone Made by LG

11. KParks23

Posts: 725; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Apparently Verizon thinks for some reason people will see these logos on the phone and switch carriers or something I'm completely dumbfounded as to the point of these logos everywhere.

14. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Lg don't have to worry about logo, we will see bezel free lg phones, Soon...

17. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Don't worry, that won't stop Verizon and their logos...

19. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Yep, I don't like it at all... I Prefer T-Mobile.

21. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Same...

25. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

I prefer no contract :)

26. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Because they can, with Andriod.

27. 777light777

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

Because they are a FAT HEADED retarded company that; doesn't have a good selection of phones (if they do it has at least 2-3 VZ logos), is the most expensive for no reason (AT&T is about equal in service...), and will be the LAST to launch VOLTE (even though peeps are paying more for service)! I am very glad I left VZ for AT&T! Twice as many high end phones AND NO UGLY LOGO! (just the death star) Can't wait to molest both the Padfone X and LG G3! (and choose 1) :)

28. 777light777

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

Oh also, TOTALLY OFF TOPIC. (GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!) ;D Padfone X: GETTING BLUETOOTH KEYBOARD DOCK EVENT SCHEDULED FOR THE 28TH ALSO A PRESS RENDER... http://www.androidheadlines.com/2014/05/press-render-leaks-asus-padfone-x-bound-att-launch-imminent.html

2. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I don't understand with Verizon getting that huge logo infront of every single phone. It's not like people from up far can see the logo for advertising purposes! If this is to remind the user that they are using Verizon service on every single time they look at their phone. Then that is stupid...

10. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Back side is OK but Wth front side?....people will think its a Verizon phone.

3. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Nice wart.

4. Dthawk

Posts: 42; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Verizon ruins everything. Thank God I switched carriers.

13. Saamic

Posts: 119; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

Same here. Honestly, I have been getting better coverage and service with T-Mobile, although I definitely did not expect to. Verizon is an immoral and malicious company, and I'm glad that my money is no longer fueling their actions. It's also nice to be able to use a phone which that looks like it's manufactured by its actual manufacturer and not Verizon -_-

22. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

The coverage issue might change with Verizon's XLTE rollout...or their rebranded LTE services with a bigger pipeline

5. daveydog

Posts: 69; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

Seriously, it affects whether I buy it or not (not).

6. tettech

Posts: 69; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

I want this in Google Play Edition

7. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

The ultimate Verizon achievement will be having the Verizon logo on the LG G3's on screen buttons.

8. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Having a Verizon emblem on a device shows class and prestige Verizon has superb coverage and 4G coverage

15. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

It shows "class and prestige" because Verizon is expensive. Its like the main reason many people buy Apple products.

20. Dthawk

Posts: 42; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

No, Verizon is not a luxury brand. I have never looked at anyone with a Verizon logo on their phone and thought, "wow, that guy must be loaded! I wonder what kind of car he drives..."

12. Sadegh462487

Posts: 6; Member since: May 02, 2014

What's distance between LG logo in bottom of display? One bezel? Why?

16. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

Yeah, the brandings on the front are not cool at all. If I want to know that I have Verizon all I have to do is look at my damn phone bill.

18. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

No need to wait for Tuesday. It has been leaked like stupid since a long time ago.

23. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

People complaining about the logos crack me up. Sprint is like the one carrier that doesn't have logos and it's because they want people to ask about what carrier they use. With Verizon, especially the G line one look and you already know. The best service the game has to offer. Verizon didn't need to pay for termination fees like desperate T-Mobile. AT&T just sits comfortably in second riding Verizon's coat tails

24. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

as much as i hate. theres no denying verizon is still king for the last ten plus years.

29. trollz

Posts: 62; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

Its a great sight to see Verizon add their logos in the worst places they can find! This is exactly why I don't go with Verizon!

31. ryanlockovich

Posts: 27; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

Yeah i really want this phone but verizon has to put the stupid logo on the front!

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