NEW YORK: There is excellent news for LG G2 homeowners as a leaked screenshot exhibits Android 5.0.1 Lollipop operating on an LG G2 machine, confirming that the handset will obtain the most recent Google mobile OS update.
The LG G3 is assured to get Android Lollipop simply as soon as LG finishes tailoring the replace for his or her 2014 flagship device. But those who bought the first redefining smartphone from LG in 2013 have an Android L replace to sit up for, judging by the leaked “software program info” screenshot that has hit the web.
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The screenshot reveals Android version 5.0.1 (construct number LRX21Y) working on an LG G2 handset, hinting that quickly after the LG G3 gets its Lollipop, final yr’s flagship will as well.
There are a couple of caveats to consider before getting too excited, though. Firstly, this screenshot was leaked from an LG G2 mannequin F320L, which Android Headlines noted is the South Korean LTE-A version of the device. Secondly, whereas LG has been one of the quickest Android OEMs to launch the Android 5.0 Lollipop replace for the 2014 LG G3, those updates have additionally been in South Korea and Europe.
That every one signifies that in case you’re in the US, you’ll almost certainly be ready till early 2015 before you see Android L on your LG device – and longer, nonetheless, if it’s an LG G2. And one more caveat: LG hasn’t set an Android 5.zero update release date for the LG G2, so it’s possible it would by no means roll out.
However at least the existence of this screenshot, obscure as it is and caveats included, should give LG G2 owners some hope that their excellent handsets – which should nonetheless have a lot of mileage left on them – are most likely (and justifiably) slated to be operating the same up-to-date Android system software as other premium telephones in 2015.
And on prime of that, judging from the visual characteristics out there solely in the screenshot, GSMArena notes that LG G2 homeowners would possibly end up getting the model new design and interface of the G3’s GUI update in the same Lollipop bundle