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The most mind-bending phone of 2020 is on sale for 30% off

Folding? No thanks. Catch us out here flipping and multi-tasking

The LG Wing

Back in May of 2020, when we were still grappling with our new, topsy-turvy world, LG said guess what: portrait swivel phone. The company announced the LG Wing, presumably to capitalize on the foldables buzz generated by the Samsung Flip and the comically unready Motorola Razr.

Flippin' multi-tasking

The main sell, naturally, is the Wing's ability to multi-task with its secondary screen. In the promo videos LG shows off the ability to watch videos while ordering take-out, responding to text messages, and following turn-by-turn directions. Now that's some dedication the content.

Right now you can get this masterpiece of madness for 30 percent off at T-Mobile, either by buying it outright or by paying 24 installments of $29. That comes out to a sale price of $696, a pretty steep discount from the regular $999 asking price.

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So what's the catch?

The thing with LG phones is that they don't get updates that frequently. That's not great, but some people aren't terribly put off by that. You also need T-Mobile service, of course.

The specs are also mixed. You get a mid-range Snapdragon 765G CPU, but you also get 256GB of storage with the option to expand it, unlike Samsung's newest flagships.

Is it a good deal?

These days, what separates a "flagship" from a mid-range phone is murkier than it ever has been. The LG Wing has a mid-range chipset, as mentioned, but it has a ton of storage, the same 64-megapixel camera as the high-end LG V60, and of course a wicked crazy dual-screen design.

So it really comes down to this question: Are you an Android maximalist? If yes, the LG Wing might be for you.

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