The latest rumors indicate that the Android 5.0 Lollipop will come for the LG G3 by the end of the year.
One of LG’s Facebook pages indicated that the upgrade will come for LG G3 by the end of 2014, although it did not mention a specific release date beyond the fourth quarter.
The upgrade, which comes with a number of new features, is slated to hit Google’s Nexus devices starting November 3.
A representative for LG also told a blog in the Netherlands that the official announcement for the LG G3 Lollipop update should come very soon.
“LG is currently one of the last Android device manufacturers that hasn’t officially presented the Android 5.0 Lollipop roll out plan,” noted Android Geeks.
“HTC is planning on launching Android 5.0 Update starting with January 2015 for their flagship models, Sony will begin the Xperia Z3 Android 5.0 Lollipop starting with late January 2015. Samsung will most probably be releasing the upgrade in December, while Motorola should be able to successfully update all of their 2013 and 2014 models before the end of February 2015.”
Lollipop is set to come with a number of new features.
These include the following:
–Incoming phone calls won’t interrupt what you’re watching or playing. You can choose to answer the call or just keep doing what you’re doing
–Ability to view and respond to messages directly from your lock screen. Includes the ability to hide sensitive content for these notifications
–A battery saver feature which extends device use by up to 90 mins
–New devices come with encryption automatically turned on to help protect data on lost or stolen devices
–Android Smart Lock to secure your phone or tablet by pairing it with a trusted device like your wearable or even your car
–Multiple users for phones. If you forget your phone, you still can call any of your friends (or access any of your messages, photos etc.) by simply logging into another Android phone running Lollipop. Also perfect for families who want to share a phone, but not their stuff
–Easier on/off toggles for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and location