Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Heading to G3 This Week, Says LG

Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Heading to G3 This Week, Says LG
LG on Sunday announced that it will start rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop to its flagship G3 smartphone in Poland this week, with other regions set to follow in the near future. The company also notes that it will soon announce an upgrade schedule for other LG mobile devices.

"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. [...] 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," said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO, LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

LG's Android 5.0 Lollipop update for LG G3 to follow Google's Material Design theme, and the firm in its announcement said that improvements will include a new design language with added depth, shadows and animations. The updated OS for G3 will come with new improved notifications with a new layout and color scheme and will be available on the new lock screen.

The company also noted that the upgraded OS includes a new security feature to strengthen the connectivity between devices and this will enable 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. Finally, the overall Android 5.0 Lollipop OS for LG G3 will get Android Runtime (ART) software improvements just like the stock Android.

Last month, LG Germany had confirmed the rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its G3 flagship in Q4 on its Facebook page, adding that the update for the LG G2 will follow.
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Fantastic QHD screen
  • Looks and feels great
  • Very snappy performance
  • Decent battery life
  • Bad
  • Buttons on the rear
Display 5.50-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Front Camera 2.1-megapixel
Rear Camera 13-megapixel
Storage 16GB
Battery Capacity 3000mAh
OS Android 4.4.2
Resolution 1440x2560 pixels

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