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KOREAN PHONEMAKER LG has announced that its flagship smartphone, the LG G3, will arrive in the UK on 26 June.
Despite retailers across the board having listed the smartphone with a 1 July release date, LG has released the news that the phone will arrive in just two days on 26 June.
Dr Jong-seok Park, CEO and president of LG, said, "Early indications give us reason to be optimistic that G3 will be as successful globally as it has been in Korea.
"It's quite an honour to be considered the new industry benchmark for premium smartphones but in the end, what really matters is how consumers feel about our latest flagship device because it was their feedback that helped us create G3."
LG has handily listed where you can pick up the smartphone, with Carphone Warehouse, Three and Buymobilephones.net all offering the Galaxy S5 rival handset. O2 is also listed as a retailer, but it has yet to start taking orders.
The cheapest offer seems to be at Buymobilephones.net, which is offering the handset for free on a £32.99 EE tariff, which comes with 1,000 minutes, unlimited texts and 2GB of data. However, at Three you can get the LG G3 with free 4G from £35 a month, complete with unlimited data, unlimited texts and 600 minutes per month.
If you think you're likely to get bored with the handset within two years, it can also be picked up SIM-free via Clove, which is selling the LG G3 for £492 with a free wireless charger worth £60.
Check out our LG G3 hands-on review. µ
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