LG G Pro Lite Dual soon will get KitKat update via OTA – includes KNOCK Code too


Are you planning to buy a mid-range Phablet? You will get a half-a-dozen option from leading brands such as Sony, Samsung, Micromax and LG. Sony’s Xperia C Dual, Samsung’s own Galaxy Grand 2 and Micromax Doodle 2 are few names you will come across online and off, but then there is LG’s own Lite version of their last year’s Phablet flagship LG G Pro – LG G Pro Lite Dual. After LG introducing their L Series III Smartphones (LG L90/L70 Dual) in India with revolutionary KNOCK Code along with the latest Android version KitKat (v4.4.2); many raised their eyebrows about the future of LG’s mid-range Phablet, as it’s still having old version of Android OS (4.1.2). From a trusted source we came to know that, within next 10-15 days (April last week or May first week) LG G Pro Lite Dual (D686) will get a Firmware update via OTA. Yes! You guessed it right, in the Firmware update, D686 will receive KitKat (4.4.2).

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Though the exact date is still unknown, but the source revealed that as the LG L90 Dual and LG L70 Dual are having KitKat version of Android, the company is planning to roll out the same on their mid-range flagship too. This will certainly give a life to the Dual Core Phablet, which somehow falling behind in the Quad Core Phablet segment. All the other brands are still having 2012′s released version of Android Jelly Bean (4.1.2-4.3).

Currently LG is the only company which is having an army of KitKat (4.4.2) within almost all price range. From LG L70 Dual (in the 15K segment), LG L90 Dual (20K segment), Nexus 4 (25K segment), Nexus 5 (30-34K segment) and their latest flagship LG G2 (40-45K segment). As the company is planning to launch LG G Pro 2 later this month (which is yet another device with KitKat), soon LG will offer the latest Android OS version in the 50K segment also.

Recently LG cracked a deal with Nimbuzz! – an India based messaging app provider. In part of the deal LG will pre installed the App on all L Series III devices follows by others and give the users 100 minutes of Free talk time for international calls. We can certainly expect this with the OTA update along with the KNOCK Code feature. You can check out the hands on demo of KNOCK Code.

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Avijit Dey (83 Posts)

Avijit Dey is a tech enthusiast, who loves open source project, He's helping others by his blogging since 2007 at various tech blogs such as Firefox OS Guide and Eden Droid. Recently he started this blog to help LG Smartphone lovers here in India, to get in touch with him , drop a line at @LGMobileIndia

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