LG launched its fourth generation flagship smartphone, the LG G4 last month and it is already available to purchase in many important markets around the world. In the UK, the device can be purchased from multiple online resellers including Carphone Warehouse, BuyMobiles, Clove and Mobiles.co.uk. While carriers like O2 has made the handset available from its website, and Three has said that it will offer the handset from Friday, there's no word from Vodafone and EE as to when they'll be offering the phone on their networks. As of Thursday, Giffgaff seems to be the only MVNO that has officially announced the launch of the device on its network.
The pricing listed on Giffgaff's site is £519 without contract on a pay-as-you-go basis, or contractually, on a plan of £22.62 per month with a £25 upfront payment. However, the handset is listed as "out of stock" currently on the carrier's online site. Only Carphone Warehouse, Amazon and Unlocked Mobiles thus far are offering unlocked versions of the phone. Amazon and Carphone Warehouse have both priced the unlocked leather-clad editions at £520, whereas Unlocked Mobiles lists a non-leather version for £500. Clove meanwhile, has listed unlocked G4 handsets in two different colors (Grey and Gold) for £490. The online retailer is also offering the brown leather variant for £510.
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