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LG Optimus G for AT&T Available November 2 for $199, Pre-orders Up Tomorrow

LG Optimus G

AT&T has finally announced availability and pricing for the LG Optimus G. The device, powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, is set for launch on November 2 with pre-orders beginning tomorrow. The price on a new two-year agreement is set at $199.99. If you haven’t been following, the “Nexus 4” is based on this device, which features a beautiful 4.7″ HD IPS+ display and 2GB of RAM. It’s a beast device.

We are still awaiting details on Sprint’s variant, which differs quite a bit from AT&T’s. As a heads up, be on the look out for both device’s reviews this week.

Thinking about picking one up? It’s not a bad choice by any means.

  • 1800

    Gonna give this phone a try. Ill never know if i dont try it. Despite how lg has been in the past this could be a winner

  • Syrio35

    There is something I don’t get. Nexus phones are sold unlocked, right? Why can’t I get one and stick the sim from my TB in it? Or is it just incompatible with Verizon’s network?

    • Trevor

      I believe it’s because right now we are still relient on Verizon’s CDMA network for voice, and only use LTE for data. Since CDMA is not SIM-based, we are basically screwed when it comes to buying/using unlocked phones for now. It may be a different story when VZW’s network is 100% covered in LTE and they start doing voice over LTE (VoLTE).

      Someone more in the know, feel free to correct me if I’m wrong about any of that stuff.

    • BrianLipp

      Verizon sims are just for LTE data, CDMA is still used for voice, which doesnt have a sim, so all that would bring over is LTE data and you wouldnt be able to make calls. Also, the GNex on the Play Store only has GSM radios in it, it doesnt have any CDMA or LTE radios, so that would be the first thing that stops it from working on verizon. If youre talking about an unlocked Nexus from verizon, then yes taking the sim from your TB and putting it in would work, barring any contract silliness

      • michael arazan

        I thought Razr phones have both lte and gsm because they are global capable, ist or didn’t verizon release an update that a allows razr’s to be gsm for global?

        • BrianLipp

          have they said anything about that for the HD versions? i know last years can do that, but i dunno about these. If they do, Verizon might have “locked” those radios, making them only work when you get some overseas/traveling plan, and it wouldnt be as simple as putting a sim card in them.

  • No jelly bean so no.

  • MotoRulz

    Ships with No jelly bean = No deal
    AT&T = No deal
    Nexus around corner = No deal

  • T4rd

    It seems like a great phone with a decent skin/UI, but I just dunno if I could get past it being an LG, mostly because they have the worst track record of supporting devices with future updates (from what I can recall, I may be wrong).

    • Androidfan

      Its up to the carrier for updates not necessarily LG. ask big red why there is no ICS on spectrum or lucid.

      • teleclimber

        …or on tbolt or inc2…

    • Wait for our reviews. LG might be out of their timeout in the corner. 😛

  • MichaelFranz

    liking the circular icons. Is there an icon pack for that or is that LG’s?

    • It looks the same as the sense icons on the lock screen

    • Androidfan

      all icons on homescreens can be changed to anything you want.

  • BrianLipp

    so….Verizons not getting the G…maybe another GS2 situation? No Optimus G = Yes LG Nexus? huh? huh? please verizon?

    • Knlegend1

      Right we have to suffer with intuition.

    • chris125

      Lets hope that is the case

  • Mario Mendez

    AT&T…. meh

  • Jimmy Chen

    WTB Verizon version…

    • chris125