While local pricing for the LG G5 is yet to be revealed, we’ve now got a hint of what it could be thanks to carrier pricing unveiled in Canada, ahead of local availability on 8 April. Their major carriers are pricing the LG G5 at around $800 Canadian Dollars, and for those who follow their ForEx, you’ll know that we’re just about on parity with the Canadians, making it about $807 in AUD.
Of course, there’s a few other factors to consider here which will likely push local pricing closer to $899, but even still, that’s not all that expensive for the quality of phone that LG is offering here. Local online electronics retailer Kogan has also put pricing up on their site, but at $999, their pricing does appear (at the very least) to be out of step with pricing internationally.
A better sign is that some of the Canadian telcos are including bonus options with their plans, which means we might see similar here. Rogers and Videotron are including a free LG Cam Plus with their handsets, and from our time with this module, it’s on the must have list from LG’s Friends.
We’ve been on LG Australia about local pricing and availability, and while nothing has been confirmed yet, all signs are that it will be fairly soon. As soon as we know more, we will let you know first.
Are you holding out for the LG G5?