Sprint will offer the LG G5 on Friday, April 1, almost a month after the intial device announcement. Pre-orders for the LG G5 begin online Thursday, March 24, and in store Friday, March 25. Customers can get a minimum $150 trade-in credit and a free accessory bundle, valued at approximately $80, when they buy the LG G5 and trade in their current smartphone.
Accessory bundle details
- Extra battery
- Battery-charging cradle
- USB-C to Micro USB adapter
What you need to know:
- $150 minimum guaranteed buyback with activation of new LG G5 on 24 monthly installments or full SRP of $576.
- LG G5 will be available through Installment Billing – the customer will own the phone after completing convenient monthly payments. For qualified customers, LG G5 will cost $0 down (plus tax) and $24 per month for 24 months3.
- Customers can also get the LG G5 for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate via American Express reward card and new two-year service agreement (plus tax).
The LG G5 features a brand new, modular design with not only a sleek, metal body but a slide-out removable battery that makes it easy to swap a used battery for a fully charged one in seconds. Plus, with its 135-degree extreme wide angle lens, the LG G5 makes it easy to get more in the shot.
“The new LG G5, combined with our super-fast LTE Plus Network and amazing offers, makes this the ideal time to give Sprint a try,” claims Rod Millar, senior vice president-Product and Supply Chain, Sprint. “The LG G5 is an innovative device that features a modular design, allowing the customer to add CAM Plus, for a more comfortable way to take pictures as well as an additional battery. Plus, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile customers who switch to Sprint now can save 50 percent off most standard rate plans.”
Additional features of the G5 include:
- Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 processor
- Display: 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display (2,560 x 1,440 / 554ppi)
- Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / microSD (up to 2TB)
- Camera: Rear standard 16MP, Wide 8MP / Front 8MP
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Size: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7mm
- Weight: 159g
- Colors: Silver / Titan / Gold / Pink
LG is also introducing a collection of companion devices with the LG G5 for a greater smartphone experience, whether listening to music, recording the world around you or taking pictures on the go. These accessories are dubbed by LG as ‘Friends’.
LG Tone Platinum, the newest addition to LG’s TONE Series, will be available soon for $199.99 (plus tax). The LG TONE Platinum is a new wireless stereo headset featuring Harman Kardon Platinum Signature Sound that gives listeners powerful sound optimization, clear voice and full-bodied sound. Also coming soon, is the LG 360 Cam priced at $199.99 (plus tax) and the LG Cam Plus priced at $69.99 (plus tax). With LG 360 Cam, users can create their own 360-degree content with just one click and see what they’re recording through the LG G5. It features a compact 360-angle camera equipped with two 13 MP 200-degree wide angle cameras, 1,200mAh battery and 4GB internal memory. And the LG CAM Plus can be plugged into the LG G5 for a more comfortable way to take pictures and get more battery for longer shooting times.
You can visit the Sprint website for more information.