LG G3 To Receive 5.0 Lollipop Update Starting This Week

LG G3LG pleasantly surprised its fans around the world when it announced that Android 5.0 Lollipop would be heading to its flagship, LG G3, this week, starting in Poland.

To prevent issues later they have not yet announced a solid date for when the update rolls out to the rest of the world, but they have told us that “in the near future”, “key markets” will receive this update as well.

Furthermore, they have been really sketchy on the actual features and changes that the update will bring, leaving all the excitement for when we actually get the update, which will make the G3 the first non-Nexus flagship to receive this new update. Till then, check out their official Press Release:


Flagship G3 to be the First LG Smartphone to Receive Newest and Smartest Features of Lollipop OS

SEOUL, Nov. 9, 2014 ― LG Electronics (LG) this week will begin rolling out the highly anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade for G3 smartphones starting in Poland this week, to be followed by other key markets in the near future. LG, the first global smartphone manufacturer to offer the Lollipop upgrade in 2014, will subsequently announce an upgrade schedule for other LG mobile devices.

This latest Android OS delivers a host of improvements including a new design language with added depth, shadows and animations. Notifications are improved with a new layout and color scheme and will be available on the new lock screen. A new security feature to strengthen the connectivity between devices will include enabling users to unlock their smartphone when it is physically near a pre-registered Bluetooth device such as the LG G Watch or G Watch R. Lollipop also introduces Android Runtime (ART) software to improve performance.

“LG is absolutely committed to giving our customers the best mobile experiences available and bringing Android Lollipop to G3 owners as soon as possible is a top priority,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “The new features and improvements in Android 5.0 will bring a whole new user experience to the G3 and make it even better than it already is.”

Additional details related to LG devices will be announced in the near future as the Lollipop upgrade becomes available in local markets.

(Via AndroidCentral)

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