LG has shared a timeline for the rollout of Android 11 to a few of its telephones within the European market. Till now, solely a few LG telephones have acquired Android 11 together with the LG Velvet 5G in South Korea. Now, it appears like the corporate might be pushing the replace to a few of its different smartphones together with the LG G8X, LG Wing, LG K52, LG K42, and extra for customers within the European market. While different areas might be anticipated to get updates in roughly the identical timeframe, there isn’t any info at this level of precisely when that might be.
As per a submit on the corporate’s Germany web site, Android 11 is at the moment being examined on a number of smartphones together with the LG Velvet’s 5G and 4G fashions, LG G8X ThinQ, LG G8S ThinQ, LG Wing, LG K52, and LG K42. The LG Velvet 5G would be the first to obtain the replace by April 2021. The South Korean model of the LG Velvet 5G was reportedly up to date to Android 11 originally of February.
The LG G8X ThinQ is schedule to obtain Android 11 replace by Q2 2021 so someday earlier than June ends. The LG Velvet 4G and LG G8S ThinQ might be up to date by Q3 2021 so earlier than the tip of September. Lastly, LG Wing, LG K52, and LG K42 will get the replace by This autumn 2021 so by the tip of the yr.
LG hasn’t been one of the best at pushing out updates to its telephones and whereas the LG Wing, LG K42, LG K52 and the Velvet telephones are comparatively new, the LG G8S ThinQ launched in February 2019 and the LG G8X ThinQ launched in September 2019. The LG G8X ThinQ was up to date to Android 10 in September final yr with the LG G8S ThinQ up to date in October.
The firm launched the LG W41 sequence of smartphones in February this yr they usually got here with Android 10 with no info on being up to date to Android 11.
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