Want a free VR headset? Buy an LG G3 (US only)

Want a free VR headset? Buy an LG G3 (US only)

LG now has a gift for customers who are buying its G3 smartphone in the US: a free VR headset (while supplies last). Initially, this offer was supposed to be available starting last month, but it's better late than never, right?

The LG G3 with free VR headset is available only at "participant stores" across the US. Unfortunately, there's no mention on exactly which stores are included. Moreover, the VR headset that LG is giving away is nothing more than a G3-taylored plastic variant of the Google Cardboard (which can be purchased for $20), so it's definitely not as expensive as Samsung's Gear VR. Even so, most LG G3 buyers will probably appreciate the gift.

Together with the virtual reality headset, LG is offering a QR code that lets customers receive "a free download of select VR gaming content."

As a reminder, the G3 smartphone currently costs less than $500 off contract. But you can win a VR headset from LG even if you don't buy the handset (see the second source link below for more details).

sources: LG (1), (2)

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G3
  • 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)

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7 Comments

1. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

I can't trust anything for the next day or 2. too much april fools nonsense ;)

2. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

This seems real enough.

3. Jason2k13

Posts: 1440; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

this promotion was mentioned since last month, so im pretty sure its the real deal.

4. fatexo

Posts: 221; Member since: May 21, 2010

This offer is available in India too.. At least here in Mumbai

5. ianneo

Posts: 42; Member since: Dec 15, 2013

In Australia you also get a VR headset and a free wireless charger.

6. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2251; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

another april fools from lg.

7. HomerS

Posts: 419; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

People think they are getting a Gear VR experience for free, they are not, they are getting a plastic Google Cardboard experience for free which costs otherwise 25$.

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