LG G Flex 2 Arrives On Sprint: $200 On-contract, $504 Off-Contract, $21 A Month
LG G Flex 2, the first device to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit Octa-Core processor, is now available from Sprint for a contract price of just $200. Sprint is offering the premium device in two colors — Platinum Silver and the exclusive “Volcano Red” color.
LG launched this bendy phone with self-healing powers in South Korea, where it is available from last month. But March 13 is the day US gets to see this unique phone with creative design and powerful specs.
Currently, the smartphone is available on Sprint only. Sprint is offering the G Flex 2 through different plans, providing flexibility to the customers to pay according to their wallet.
LG G Flex 2 is available off-contract for $504 outright. So if you are not a fan of installments, or if you do not like get bound by a contract, you can pay $504 (plus taxes) to get your hands on this curved-screen phone.
Otherwise, like most of the carriers, you can get the smartphone on-contract. It would cost you $199.99 and a two-year contract with Sprint.
Moreover, there is a third option too — the Easy Pay installment plan. If you opt for Sprint’s installment plan, you need to pay just $21 for 24 months.
The price is pretty moderate as compared to the prices of other companies’ smartphones being released nowadays. HTC One M9, which features the same processor as LG G Flex 2, is priced at around $693 for 32GB model and around $756 for 64GB model. Even Moto X 2014 which runs Snapdragon 810’s predecessor is priced at $500.
LG introduced the curved screen smartphone LG G Flex which gained appraisal from critics. The G Flex 2 also features the same design and reviews suggest that curved design makes it easier to hold in one hand. It is not only comfortable in your pocket, but also when you hold it against your ear to make a phone call.
As for its self-healing powers, G Flex 2 can withstand contacts with rough surfaces and shield itself from minor scratches. Of course, it would break and get scratches when used very roughly but it has some resilience in its body. It has a non-removable 3,000 mAh battery able to provide above average battery time. The battery can withstand being pushed into a straight shape when the phone is pressed on hard, without causing damage to its internals, just like its predecessor the G Flex.
The phone was termed as “World’s Fastest Phone” by Forbes claiming that it annihilates Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 and Apple’s iPhone 6.
Head over to Sprint’s page for LG Flex 2 for more details about buying this unique smartphone.