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LG Shares A List Of Phones Which Will Be Eligible For Android Updates

Written by Usman Aslam ·  1 min read >

As LG has exited in the smartphone market, the company is still dedicated to supporting its customers who currently own an LG flagship smartphone. As of now, the company has provided a proper list of which LG smartphones will be eligible for the respective Android update. This also includes a detailed Android 11 update roadmap.

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The Android 11 update mentions a diverse set of smartphones which also includes the ever-popular LG Velvet 5G. This also includes the regular LTE Velvet, LG Wing, and G8s as well as the K42 and K52 series. However, it is to be noted that these updates are region-dependent and may vary with respect to time zone and date. Following below is the list of devices eligible for the Android 11 update:

Phone name Rollout date Status
LG Velvet 5G April 2021 Completed
LG G8X Q3 2021 Testing
LG Velvet (LTE) Q4 2021 Testing
LG G8S Q4 2021 Testing
LG Wing Q4 2021 Testing
LG K52 Q4 2021 Testing
LG K42 Q4 2021 Testing

Moreover, for the Android 12 and 13 updates, premium LG smartphones such as the Wing, Velvet, V50, G8, and few common LG devices will receive the respective update. Following below is the list of devices eligible for the Android 12 and 13 updates:

Phone name Android 12 update Android 13 update
LG Wing Eligible Eligible
LG Velvet (5G) Eligible Eligible
LG Velvet (LTE) Eligible Eligible
LG V50S Eligible Not eligible
LG V50 Eligible Not eligible
LG G8 Eligible Not eligible
LG Q31 Eligible Not eligible
LG Q52 Eligible Not eligible
LG Q92 5G Eligible Not eligible

With LG quitting the smartphone market, the main question in everyone’s mind is that is this the end of LG or a new beginning in terms of market strategy?

Written by Usman Aslam
A tech enthusiast, writer, researcher and strategist working on the latest technologies and making an impact. Usman has been heavily focused on building communities, empowering people through technological trends and advancements for over 3+ years including many notable names such as IEEE Region 10, TEDx, Google Developers, United Nations Programmes, Microsoft Partner Program and much more. Reach out: Profile