LG Wing gets a ₹40,000 price cut a week after the company shuts its smartphone business

LG Wing gets a ₹40,000 price cut a week after the company shuts its smartphone business
LG Wing is the company's latest flagship smartphoneLG
  • LG Wing is now selling for ₹29,999 on Flipkart after a whopping price cut of around ₹40K.
  • The smartphone features a never-seen-before swivel design that can turn heads.
  • You can also exchange your old smartphone to get an additional discount.
Last week was full of surprises for the smartphone industry, where on one side Nokia released a six phone line-up, LG decided to shut down its smartphone division on the other. South Korean electronics giant LG had to call it quits due to the poor market performance arising from its inability to keep up with the fast-growing market. While that may have hit the guts of LG fanboys, they now have something to celebrate.

The company is selling its latest smartphone LG Wing featuring a unique swivel design at less than half of its cost. The smartphone will be available for ₹29,999 on Flipkart, which is around ₹40K less than its launch price of ₹69,990.

Do note that this could be a temporary price cut as it's valid during Flipkart’s Flagship Fest Sale, and the price might go back to normal. The sale starts on April 12 and lasts till April 15. Customers can also get an additional exchange discount of up to ₹16,500, lowering the total cost even more.

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Should you buy the LG Wing at ₹29,999?

Before we answer that question, note that the LG Wing is an engineering marvel and a one-of-a-kind smartphone that will not be produced anymore. That itself makes it a perfect collector's piece for those who appreciate it.

As for the value proposition, the smartphone runs on a 7nm Snapdragon 765G 5G chip paired with 8GB RAM. The core configuration is the same as the OnePlus Nord, which is considered one of the best options in this price segment although it doesn't have a high refresh rate display. So, you get the standard hardware for the price with a futuristic design that can start conversations.

The two downsides could be the software and after-sale support. For software woes, LG Electronics announced that all its premium smartphones will receive up to three iterations of OS updates from the year of purchase. So the fear of not getting software updates is also out of the way. But its after-sales service might not be as solid after the shut down of the smartphone division. Users might need to resort to third-party services that may not guarantee a pleasant experience.


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