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During the last week of May, T-Mobile opened up its pre-sales for the LG G4. Today, the device officially became available online and in store. In launching the device today, T-Mo is the first carrier in the U.S. to start selling the latest LG-made flagship. It also happens to be the only carrier to stock the brown leather model.

Its full retail price is $599.76 and it’s available on EIP for $0 down with 24 monthly payments of $24.99. Customers buying the device through T-Mobile also get the chance to claim a free 128GB MicroSD card.

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I’ve been fortunate enough to get my hands on the device early and have already given you my full thoughts on it. That said, I still think it’s worth reiterating that this could quite possibly be one of the top 5 Android phones of this year. Maybe even the best all-round.

If you want to order it online, head on over to the product page. Otherwise, pop in to your local T-Mobile brick-and-mortar store. And – as always – let us know what you think of it.

Tags: LG G4, News/Articles, T-Mobile

  • Matt Ferguson

    I’ve been using mine since last Thursday and absolutely love how smooth it is. I’ve not been getting the battery life I have read others getting but it has always lasted through my work day without issue.

    • Mike

      Turn off gmail synce and get greenify and that should help with battery life

      • jralphroman

        you mean you have to cripple your phone to get good battery life?

  • JBLmobileG1

    Should be getting mine in the mail tomorrow. I used my jump! and will be moving along from my Note 3. Sorry Samsung, but I just can’t stand your software issues any longer, and when a new phone of yours come out you always seem to uplate the older modes to break them. Maybe, just maybe I may be back to the Note 5… but only if ut has a removable battery and microsd card… and you fix the software issues that you’ve been having. Watching and reading all the reviews, on the LG G4, I already Love this phone. Can’t wait to get it in the mail…. and I already ordered an LG G4 case through UAG, which makes the best cases, it too should be here tomorrow. It’s like Christmas in June for me. Hahaha. 😉

    • jralphroman

      Really? for a second there I thought you were talking about LG because they’re no difference

    • antuan linares

      whoaa I get mine tomorrow too, but what’s UAG? can you give me some sort of link so I can check it out and get a case too pls?

  • mingkee

    $600 off contract isn’t bad at all, but I’d wait a little until B12 is active in NYC because G4 isn’t that much upgrade from G3 besides B12.

    • hecansing@yahoo.com

      yea that’s not true..hexacore processor and 8 mp front facing camera for starters…also the screen has better color contrast and is 20% brighter

  • Benjamin Biddle

    I got mine last week and I am in love!

  • Fuego

    The G4 is so smooth and zippy! If you favor performance you’ll love this device!!

  • Sharklover

    Had it since Friday. It’s great but don’t think of using it without a skin. I did for 2 days and it was scary. It’s very narrow on the sides.

  • pseudoswede

    Has anyone seen any qi accessories for this phone yet? Waiting to see what’s available before potentially buying this phone. Then again, Nexus 6 for $550 is extremely tempting, too.

    • Duffman

      I know if you get LG’s circle case, it has qi built in.

      • Mike Thaler

        Don’t you have t get a whole special case to use cordless charging? I thought with some phones cordless charging just involved using a phone with a back you could just lay down on a charging pad.
        The last cordless charging phones I had was various BBerries til I gave up the last Berry for wife’s S4 when she got an S5.
        I sent a question to LG this AM asking if they had cordless charging for this phone. The reply (in a couple hours) just referred to the cumbersome “circle case”>

        • pseudoswede

          Exactly. I don’t want a flip-cover case just to have qi. Hopefully someone releases a thin receiver soon, or LG releases leather backs with qi built in (without it adding additional thickness).

  • icwhatudidthere

    Just a heads up for anyone on the $30 repaid plan. T-Mobile’s real full price is 629 but if you pay for 40 prepaid service they’ll give it you for the 599 price.

  • Nearmsp

    @ Cam Bunton – Please cover the story in CNBC on the merger of T-mobile and Dish network.

  • http://robert.aitchison.org raitchison

    I picked up a G4 for my wife yesterday in a T-Mobile store, was a miserable experience to the point where at one point I told them they had two options, to sell me the phone or to call the police to have me removed from the store.

    • douglas futrell

      did they flat out refuse to sell it to you?

      • http://robert.aitchison.org raitchison

        It was ridiculous, I went in, waited in line, told them what I wanted, you could tell they didn’t really want to sell the phone outright but didn’t really complain.

        Rang me up and I tried to pay with my phone using Google Wallet, they tell me I can’t pay with a credit card using Google Wallet because their procedures say they have to hold the card to verify for all CC transactions. I explained to them that I didn’t want to swipe my magnetic stripe card because it’s so insecure. I tried paying with a EMV (chip) credit card but they haven’t turned on their EMV readers yet. They told me I could pay with a debit card with Google Wallet so I went away (still inside the store) to add a debit card to my Google Wallet.

        Come back with my virtual debit card ready and the lady who was “helping” me has just clocked out and someone else will be able to help me. Too bad she’s helping someone else already so I have to wait some more. When I finally get to talk to her she tells me I can’t pay with Google Wallet at all if I’m buying the phone outright. At least this one understood that it was a stupid and insecure policy but she wasn’t able to budge on it. I decide to go get cash and come back, walk out of the store and immediately walk back in to verify that I can buy the phone if I pay with cash and I won’t have to swipe my credit card and she says yes.

        I walk across the parking lot to an ATM to get $600 in cash then come back ~10 minutes later and the lady who was (trying to) help me isn’t there, I wait for a while and she comes out with a “manager” (not wearing any kind of T-Mobile clothing or name badge) and he tells me that I can’t buy the phone outright at all because they don’t have enough of them and they need them for new activations & upgrades and this was some T-Mobile policy.

        I demanded to see this policy and he said he couldn’t show it to me because it was T-Mobile internal only. I told him point blank I thought he was lying about not having enough phones and there being a T-Mobile policy and I though he was denying me the sale because he wanted to boost his activation quotas. At this point I’m not exactly yelling but I’m using my outside voice, I’m quite angry and it’s taking a fair amount of effort to refrain from using expletives.

        Even after I pointed out that the employee promised me explicitly that I would be able to buy a phone with cash, which she admitted to, he refused to sell me the phone. After a couple minutes of pointless back and forth I suggested he call the police to have me removed because the only way I was leaving the store was either with a phone or if the police told me to (in reality if he told me that I was trespassing and to leave I would have because I wasn’t about to risk actually getting arrested). After another minute or so off pointless back and forth I walked away and sat down on one of their waiting stools in the middle of the store.

        He went to the back for a couple minutes then came back and told he he called his manager and got approval to sell me the phone. I paid my cash and left with my phone in hand.

  • http://batman-news.com Richard J

    I love mine. Anyone know how many preoders there were compared to the S6 with TMO? I wonder if it was more.

    • Jess

      I am going to go after work and get one. Curious how your signal has been with the device though?

  • TheMonad

    Just a heads up… Although the phone comes with Lollipop 5.1, it looks like T-Mobile has turned off the Guest profile as well as the capability to add more User Profiles. I wonder why? Is there a way to turn this on?

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