That all changed Monday as AT&T announced U.S. customers can get the Optimus G starting Nov. 2.
Pre-orders for the phone, which will retail for $199.99 with contract, will open on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
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With the addition of the Optimus G, the smartphone market is about to get that much more clustered during the crucial holiday shopping season.
In addition to the aforementioned devices, a host of new Windows Phone 8 handsets are also set to arrive later this month.
LG is obviously hoping the Optimus G's 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM and 8MP camera will help it find a devoted user base.
There's currently still no word on when Sprint will get its version of the LG Optimus G.