LG Promises 3 Android Operating System Updates for Premium Smartphones Despite Exiting Phone Business

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LG has introduced it’ll ship three iterations of Android working system updates for its premium smartphones from the yr of buy. The corporate just lately made it official that it will likely be exiting the smartphone trade by the tip of July however continues to be promising help for its present consumer base. These premium LG telephones that can obtain three iterations of Android working system are those that had been launched after 2019. Nevertheless, there’s a caveat that some telephones that launched in 2020 will nonetheless be on the two-OS replace cycle.

Previously, LG has not been the most effective at releasing Android updates for its telephones. Now, LG announced that it’s going to launch three Android working system updates for its premium telephones that launched in 2019 and later, from the yr of buy. These telephones embrace the LG G-series smartphones, LG V-series, LG Velvet, and the latest LG Wing. Telephones such because the LG Stylo and LG Okay-series that launched in 2020 will obtain two OS updates.

Earlier this week, LG announced that it’s going to wind down its non-profitable cell division by July 31. The corporate suffered losses for practically six years that totalled $4.5 billion (roughly Rs. 33,010 crore). LG stated exiting this extremely aggressive cell phone sector will permit the corporate to additional develop its electrical automobile elements, related units, good houses, robotics, synthetic intelligence, and different verticals.

LG additionally said that it’s going to preserve manufacturing telephones by way of the second quarter “to satisfy contractual obligations to carriers and companions.” This implies prospects can nonetheless buy eligible LG telephones and relaxation assured that they may obtain three Android iterations.

Apparently, an alleged dwell picture of the rumoured LG V70 rollable cellphone surfaced online hours after the corporate made its exit announcement. The cellphone that has been tipped to have bezels on three sides and the show curving over the fourth aspect will most certainly not see the sunshine of day.


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