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Local LG G3 pricing

August 6, 2014

Staff Writer

LG's latest flagship phone is now available in SA for the prepaid price of R7 120 to R8 799.

LG Electronics' latest flagship Android smartphone, the 5.5-inch LG G3, is now available from Vodacom, MTN and Cell C.

This comes just under a year after the South Korean electronics company launched the G3's predecessor, the 5.2-inch G2 (../index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=68454).

Vodacom has the phone on offer for R499 per month on its Vodacom uChoose Flexi 200 contract, or for R8 754 upfront.

MTN is offering the phone on four of its contract packages: My MTNChoice 100 (R399 per month), My MTNChoice 200 (R519 per month), My MTNChoice 350 (R669 per month) and My MTNChoice 500 (R819 per month).

Cell C is selling the LG flagship device for R8 799 (prepaid) and offers it with its Hero deal on a 2GB SmartChat package at R459 per month. For an additional R20 per month, customers can boost the value of the contract to a 3GB SmartChat package.

The following are the G3's key specifications:

* Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (up to 2.5GHz quad-core)* Display: 5.5-inch quad HD IPS (2 560 x 1 440, 538ppi)* Memory: 32GB eMMC ROM / 3GB DDR3 RAM / microSD slot (128GB max)* Camera: rear 13MP with OIS+ and laser auto focus / front 2.1MP* Battery: 3 000mAh (removable)* Operating system: Android 4.4.2 KitKat* Size: 146.3mm x 74.6mm x 8.9mm* Weight: 149g* Network: 4G / LTE / HSPA+ 21Mbps (3G)* Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X), NFC, SlimPort, A-GPS/Glonass, USB 2.0* Colour: metallic black, silk white and shine gold

The phone costs R7 120 through Orange's online store.

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Source: ITWeb

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