Sprint LG G Flex Price Set at $299, Coming to a Store Near You Starting February 7

Sprint LG G Flex

At CES 2013 even that took place in Las Vegas earlier this month, it was announced that Sprint will be one of the three major carriers that would bring the LG G Flex in the United States. At that time, the price and the availability of the Spring LG G Flex were not unveiled.

Well, Sprint has revealed their full plans for the G Flex, the curved smartphone developed by LG. Sprint announced that the LG G Flex will become available in their online stores as of January 31. If you were planning to just walk into a Sprint store, grab the LG G Flex and walk away, hear that you would have to wait until February 7. The US carrier also revealed that the handset is available for pre-order in their online store starting today.

Sprint’s announcement also confirmed, what we’ve already feared: that the LG G Flex will be an expensive smartphone. The curved smartphone will cost $299 with a two-year contract attached. If signing contracts with carriers is not your thing you can pay an outright price of $650 and walk away with a G Flex in your hand. Or you can choose Sprint’s Easy Pay program, which would allow you to get your hands on the device for $150 up front and 24 payments of $20.

I case you are not familiar with the technical specifications of the LG G Flex, hear that the smartphone packs a 720 x 1280 6-inch P-OLED display that is curved from top to bottom, 13 MP primary camera, 32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM, quad-core 2.26 GHz Snapdragon 800 CPU, 3,500 mAh battery, and Android 4.2.2 as OS.

Are you planning to purchase the G Flex from Sprint? Or maybe you’re waiting to see AT&T’s and T-Mobile’s offers? Are the curved smartphones the next big thing in the industry? Please let us know in comments.