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LG giving 4,000 G4s away BEFORE it's launched

David Ludlow
8 Apr 2015
LG G4 consumer experience programme
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LG is letting people around the world "test drive" the G4 before it's officially launched later this month

While the latest LG invite gave the game away and confirmed that the next handset would be the LG G4, the company is going one step further with its latest campaign. Over the coming weeks, the LG G4 will be dished out to 4,000 people world-wide, giving them a chance to try the handset before it launches officially on the 28th April.

Korea, as we'd expect, is the first country to get the new handset, with people there elligible to apply for a phone from today. After that, over the next few weeks, people in Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, the US, China, India, Brazil, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Mexico, Japan and Hong Kong, will all get their chance.

“Customers are our biggest fans and we think this would be an exciting and unique way to get our most important mobile product of the year close to the public,” said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG. “We’re putting the success of LG G4 in the hands of consumers before the launch because we believe they are the best judge of a great user experience, not benchmarks or speed tests.” 

People that want to get an LG G4 are told to keep an eye on their local LG website and social media, which will carry information on how to participate, with the company picking people based on their applications. Once selected, each person will have the phone for up to 30 days and will be given various assignments, with some undisclosed rewards offered as an incentive.

We're sure that participants will have to sign a non-disclosure agreement to prevent them from revealing too much about the phone before its launch; however, with 4,000 handsets out there we're bound to get a lot of leaks and more firm details on the handset.

We'll keep you updated with the latest leaks and bring you firm information on how to apply for a handset in the UK once it's available.

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