LG G3 smartphones to get Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade this week

Smartphone maker LG Electronics today said its G3 smartphones will get an Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade from this week.

The Korean device vendor is offering the Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade in Poland this week. It will offer the latest OS on G3 smartphones in other key markets in the near future. The company did not share country specific details.

LG will also announce an upgrade schedule for other LG mobile devices. The company claims that it is the first global smartphone manufacturer to offer the Lollipop upgrade in 2014.

Android 5.0 Lollipop
Main improvements of Android 5.0 Lollipop OS include 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 enable 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.

Google’s Lollipop also introduces Android Runtime (ART) software to improve performance.



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