The LG Wing debuts this week in the U.S. for $999 on Verizon

The LG Wing debuts this week in the U.S. for $999 on Verizon

The LG Wing is one of the market’s more unique smartphones, featuring a swivel display and a gimbal camera. If you’re curious to check the device out, you’ll be able pick it up through Verizon with preorders beginning October 1.

Verizon will be the first carrier in the U.S. to offer the LG Wing, the carrier said on Tuesday. You can buy the device outright for $999 or you can pay $41.66 a month for 24 months with a Verizon Device Payment purchase.

To entice buyers to purchase the new device, Verizon announced some offers designed to bring the price down:

  • Get up to $750 when adding a line on select Unlimited Plans and purchasing an LG Wing with an eligible trade-in device
  • Get up to a $250 Verizon eGift Card when purchasing an LG Wing and porting-in a number to Verizon
  • Get up to $500 when existing customers purchase an LG Wing with eligible trade-in device on select Unlimited Plans

The LG Wing brings a unique design to the crowded smartphone market with its dual-screen Swivel Mode. The main 6.8-inch OLED display can pivot 90° to reveal a 3.9-inch OLED screen. It’s weird, but a cool way to push the envelope, and it stands apart from some of the foldable devices we’ve seen recently.

LG Wing: Specifications

SpecificationLG Wing 5G
Dimensions & Weight
  • 169.5 x 74.5 x 10.9 mm
  • 260g
Display
  • Main Display:
    • 6.8″ FHD+ P-OLED FullVision display
    • 20.5:9 aspect ratio
    • 2,460 x 1,080 resolution
  • Second Display:
    • 3.9″ G-OLED display
    • 1.15:1 aspect ratio
    • 1,240 x 1,080 resolution
SoC
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G:
    • 1x Kryo 475 (ARM Cortex-A76-based) Prime core @ 2.4GHz
    • 1x Kryo 475 (ARM Cortex-A76-based) Performance core @ 2.2GHz
    • 6x (ARM Cortex-A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz
    • 7nm EUV process
  • Adreno 620
RAM & Storage
  • 8GB + 256GB
  • Expandable via microSD card slot
Battery & Charging
  • 4000 mah
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+
  • Wireless Charging
Fingerprint sensorIn-Display Fingerprint Sensor
Rear Camera
  • Primary: 64MP, f/1.8
  • Secondary: 13MP, ultra-wide-angle, f/1.9, 117° FoV, 1.0µm pixels
  • Tertiary: 12MP, ultra-wide, big pixel, f/2.2, 120° FoV, 1.0µm pixels, gimbal motion camera
Front Camera32MP, f/1.9, pop-up camera
Other Features
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a,b,g,n,ac
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
  • USB 3.1 Type-C
Android VersionLG UX based on Android 10

Some of the device’s other specs include a 4,000mAh battery, Snapdragon 765G processor, 8GB of RAM, 5G support and a triple-camera setup, including a 64MP main lens. So, not only is it uniquely designed, but it features premium specs, hence its price.

LG Wing Forums

We already got our hands on the LG Wing and came away impressed, especially by its form factor. Preorders for the LG Wing on Verizon will begin October 1, with full availability on October 15.

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Brandon Russell
Brandon Russell

Brandon's love of technology can be traced back to his childhood, when he would obsessively watch Back to the Future. Since then he's followed the industry and its many innovations, from handheld consoles to powerful smartphones. He's still waiting on a hoverboard.