T-Mobile G2x Fetches $800 on Ebay Ahead of Official Launch

Paul Lilly

Not long after T-Mobile officially announced its soon-to-be-released G2x smartphone built by LG, which will be available online starting April 15 and in stores April 20 for $200 (after $50 mail-in-rebate and with an obligatory two-year service agreement), someone listed a purportedly fully functioning model on Ebay. The seller tagged the G2x with a Buy-It-Now price of $1,000, and though it didn't quite go for that much, he did manage to find a buyer willing to overpay.

The G2x sold for $799 , though hey, at least the seller was willing to throw in free expedited shipping. Where or how the seller got his hands on the unreleased smartphone isn't known, though if he's an employee of T-Mobile, he did a poor job of covering his tracks by failing to block the IMEI and other identifying information in the included pics.

Regardless of all that, the G2x is one of the more anticipated smartphones coming to T-Mobile. It sports a dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 processor from Nvidia, 4-inch capacitive touchscreen, 8MP rear-facing camera, 1.3MP front-facing camera, 8GB of internal storage, microSD card slot with support for up to 32GB, 1080p TV-out via HDMI, and a 1500 mAh battery. It looks to be a nifty Android device for a wireless carrier that hasn't had much to be excited about, but if another one tips up on Ebay for $800-$1,000, our advice is to wait until it's released next week.

Image Credit: LG


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