In an effort to reclaim the third place, service provider Sprint has come up with enticing offers and promos to lure lost customers, bringing in new customers and also ensuring that they remain loyal. Sprint has confirmed that it will be the first to distribute the LG G Flex 2 in the United States.
Sprint revealed that the upcoming smartphone LG G Flex 2 will be available for pre-ordering starting on February 20 and will be released for sale on March 13.
According to the wireless carrier, LG G Flex 2 - which was showcased at Consumer Electronics Show - will be available at a retail price of $504 or a 24-month Sprint Easy Pay payment plan for a $21 a month. However, the Volcano Red variant of the LG G Flex 2 will be available only for Sprint customers.
"With Sprint Easy PaySM, well-qualified buyers can purchase LG G Flex2 with $0 down, no finance fees and 24 easy monthly payments of $21," Michelle Leff Mermelstein manages wireless device communication at Sprint wrote on the company's site.
LG G Flex 2 features a 5.5 inch Full HD P-OLED display screen with a dimension of 149.1 x 75.3 x 7.1-9.4 mm of thickness. The smartphone comes with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 compared to its predecessor which has 720p only and is loaded with a 64 bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz. It has a 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128 GB through memory card.
The LG G Flex 2 also sports a 13 Megapixels camera at the rear, while its front snapper is of 2.1MP. Both the cameras have laser autofocus and OIS or optical image stabilization and also a dual LED flash light. The smartphones Laser Focus feature enables users to shoot an invisible laser for clear-cut photos.
The device has Cat 6 LTR with 3xCA for faster connection over the networks and supports HSPA+ Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac with Bluetooth 4.1, NFC and USB 2.0. and also comes with a MicroSD slot.
The LG G Flex 2 will run Android 5.0 Lollipop mobile operating system. The handset will feature a 3,000 mAh battery that comes with a fast-charging feature that can that can produce a 50 percent charge in just 40 minutes.