LG G3 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade from this week – Are You Ready?


The wait is over, LG became the first major Smartphone manufacturer to officially announce the roll-out the latest version of Android OS – that is Lollipop aka Android 5.0 to their Smartphones. Earlier today LG on their official blog announced the confirmation of Android 5.0 upgrade to their 2014 flagship LG G3.

Here is the full Press Release:


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.


So if you are from Poland, stay connected with your Wi-Fi or Internet and wait for the upgrade notification pop-up, rest of the world have to wait a week or so to see the same. If you are from India, stay with us as we will notify you as soon as the update will be available.

Meanwhile if you are a proud owner of LG Google Nexus 4 or 5, by next week you will see the a pop up for Android Firmware upgrade to Lollipop 5.0. While we have confirmed 3 LG manufactured devices – Couple of Nexus and LG G3, we don’t have any specific date for other LG Smartphones. Though the speculation is high that by this year end LG G2 will also receive the sweet Lollipop treat. Other LG’s top notch devices such as LG G Pro 2, LG G Flex and LG Optimus G should also see the Android 5.0 upgrade by first half next year.

Stay with us for more info. 

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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