LG’s V30 will be available in the US on October 5th
There’s been a bit of hype surrounding the LG V30 phone; our senior editor for mobile, Chris Velazco, was very impressed with it, saying “it’s been ages since LG built a phone this good.” Now, we have some release information for you. It’s coming to all four US carriers and will be available starting October 5th. We’re still waiting on confirmation of that date from Sprint.
T-Mobile will have preorders starting at 5:00 am PT on October 5th; you can walk into a store and buy one on October 13th. Pricing is $80 down and $30 per month on a plan, or $800 at full retail. AT&T is allowing DirecTV customers a buy one, get one free if you add a line and use AT&T Next to purchase both; their full price is $810. You can order online on October 5th or buy a phone in stores on the 6th. We still don’t have pricing information from Sprint or Verizon, but Verizon has confirmed it will have phones in store on the 5th, as well as online.
The LG V30 is the only phone that will currently work on T-Mobile’s 600 MHz network, which is available in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Scarborough, Maine. It’s also compatible with AT&T’s 5G tech, called Evolution, which is available in Indianapolis and Austin, Texas.
Source: T-Mobile, AT&T