LG shuttered its cell division a couple of days in the past, reportedly, after failing to discover a purchaser. The corporate introduced its exit from the market after its cellphone enterprise failed to show a revenue for years in a row. Regardless of attempting to innovate, LG Cell stored bleeding cash. After the announcement, LG additionally stated that it goals to release Android 12 replace for a handful of its telephones. Nonetheless, given the poor observe report, we aren’t too hopeful about it. That stated, LG Cell has now pledged for one thing that the majority different cellphone producers don’t do.
LG Electronics introduced at this time that every one its premium smartphones will obtain as much as three iterations of Android working system updates from the 12 months of buy. Meaning in case you bought a cellphone operating Android 10, and up to date it to Android 11, it’s nonetheless eligible for Android 12 and 13 OS updates. Most different cellphone producers present two years of OS updates and three to 4 years of safety updates. Therefore, we’re a bit skeptical about how LG plans to tug this off.
“The three OS replace assure applies to LG premium telephones launched in 2019 and later (G collection, V collection, VELVET, Wing) whereas sure 2020 fashions corresponding to LG Stylo and Ok collection will obtain two OS updates,” wrote LG in its blog post.
The lineup of premium telephones launched in 2019 and later eligible for updates embody G collection, V collection, VELVET, and Wing. Furthermore, sure 2020 fashions corresponding to LG Stylo and Ok collection will obtain two OS updates on condition that the gadget is suitable with upcoming OS. Furthermore, LG says that it’s going to proceed to fabricate telephones by means of the second quarter “to fulfill contractual obligations to carriers and companions.” Therefore, shoppers can nonetheless buy LG cellphones presently in stock. Additional, service assist and safety software program updates will proceed to be offered for a time frame for sure gadgets.