U.S. Cellular will begin selling the LG G Flex 2 starting on Thursday, March 26 for the price of $149.99 with a new two-year agreement.
The wireless carrier will also offer LG's latest phone, with its curved display, for $0 down and 20 monthly payments of $31.50 a month. There's also the option of buying it outright for $630. U.S. Cellular will offer the 5.5-inch phone with its Platinum Silver color only. The LG G Flex 2 made its US debut earlier this month on Sprint, with its exclusive "volcano red" color.
So far, we have yet to hear when other major US carriers will begin to sell the LG G Flex 2, although AT&T's website does show the phone listed as "Coming soon". We will keep you up to date on the phone's availability in the US.
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U.S. CELLULAR LAUNCHING LG G FLEX 2 ON MARCH 26
CHICAGO and ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (March 24, 2015) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) and LG Electronics have announced that the LG G Flex 2 will be available, in the Platinum Silver color, in stores and online on March 26. The G Flex 2's innovative curved design made it the standout smartphone at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, and qualified customers will be able to get it for $0 down using U.S. Cellular's installment pricing.
"At U.S. Cellular, we strive to provide the best wireless experience by providing the latest devices, a high quality network and national coverage that keeps customers connected in cities and rural communities," said Joe Settimi, vice president of marketing for U.S. Cellular. "LG has created a unique device that is packed with cutting-edge features, and we are thrilled to bring our first curved smartphone to our customers."
The G Flex 2 builds on the innovation introduced on the original G Flex with a more advanced, curved design for better ergonomics, a slimmed down 5.5 Full HD display, and Advanced Self-Healing back . It boasts faster performance and greater convenience with new features like GlanceView, which displays key information such as time, recent messages or missed calls with a downward swipe on the curved screen even while the display is off.
Some of the stunning state-of-the-art features include:
- 5.5" Curved Full HD P-OLED Display
- 13 MP OIS+ Laser Auto Focus Rear Camera and 4K Ultra HD Camcorder
- 2.1MP Front Camera with Gesture Shutter and Gesture View
- 3,000 mAh Battery with Fast Charge, allowing for a 50 percent charge in less than 40 minutes
- Operating System: Android 5.0
- Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 Processor
- Storage: 32 GB ROM (21GB of usable memory) with a microSD slot
- Dimensions: 5.87 x 2.96 x 0.35 inch
"With the G Flex 2, we're continuing to raise the bar in smartphone innovation," said Morris Lee, senior vice president and head of North American sales and marketing, LG Electronics MobileComm USA Inc. "This is the perfect phone for those looking to enhance their mobile experience with powerful functionality that harnesses exceptionally designed hardware."
With U.S. Cellular's $0 down installment pricing, qualified customers pay tax on the LG G Flex 2 at the point of sale, and then make 20 monthly payments that are conveniently added to their wireless bill. Customers can upgrade this device in as little as 12 months if they trade it in for any new device with installment pricing. They can also choose to pay off the full balance of their device anytime they want.
New Equipment Installment Contract, Shared Connect Plan and credit approval required. Financing terms are zero down, zero APR; 20 monthly payments. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. See uscellular.com for details.