LG Promises 3 Iterations of Android Updates Despite Exiting Mobile Business
LG has introduced it’ll ship 3 iterations of Android running machine updates for its top class smartphones from the yr of acquire. The corporate not too long ago made it legit that it’ll be exiting the smartphone business via the top of July however remains to be promising reinforce for its present consumer base. These top class LG telephones that can obtain 3 iterations of Android running machine are those that had been launched after 2019. However, there’s a caveat that some telephones that introduced in 2020 will nonetheless be at the two-OS replace cycle.
In the previous, LG has now not been the most efficient at liberating Android updates for its telephones. Now, LG announced that it’ll free up 3 Android running machine updates for its top class telephones that launched in 2019 and later, from the yr of acquire. These telephones come with the LG G-series smartphones, LG V-series, LG Velvet, and the latest LG Wing. Phones such because the LG Stylo and LG Okay-series that introduced in 2020 will obtain two OS updates.
Earlier this week, LG announced that it’ll wind down its non-profitable cellular department via July 31. The corporate suffered losses for almost six years that totalled $4.five billion (more or less Rs. 33,010 crore). LG mentioned exiting this extremely aggressive cell phone sector will permit the corporate to additional develop its electrical car parts, attached gadgets, sensible houses, robotics, synthetic intelligence, and different verticals.
LG additionally mentioned that it’ll stay production telephones thru the second one quarter “to meet contractual obligations to carriers and partners.” This method consumers can nonetheless acquire eligible LG telephones and relaxation confident that they’re going to obtain 3 Android iterations.
Interestingly, an alleged are living symbol of the rumoured LG V70 rollable telephone surfaced online hours after the corporate made its go out announcement. The telephone that has been tipped to have bezels on 3 aspects and the show curving over the fourth aspect will possibly now not see the sunshine of day.
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