LG testing Android 4.4 for both LG Optimus G and LG Optimus G Pro
Our source also provided us with a couple of User Agent profiles. One reveals the model numbers of some LG Optimus G Pro models that are being tested with Android 4.4. The other shows model numbers and the supporting carrier for some LG Optimus G units being tested for Android 4.4.
You might recall the outpouring of emotions that took place when a poorly worded Facebook entry from LG's Estonia division made it appear as though the LG Optimus G was receiving the Android 4.4 update there, in advance of both the LG G2 and the LG Optimus G Pro. As it turned out, the phone was merely getting an update that would allow it to support 4G. If LG thinks the testing is favorable, the handset could be loaded with Android 4.4 for real.
G tests KitKat on the LG Optimus G and LG Optimus G Pro
1. Android 4.4 for the LG Optimus G
2. Android 4.4 for the LG Optimus G Pro
Thanks, Anonymous Tipster!
1. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5577; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
This means that LG didn't forget their old flagships which is good to see, I think both phones can be updated to Android 4.4 because their processors (Snapdragon S4 Pro and Snapdragon 600) can support Android 4.4.
3. __0__ (banned) (Posts: 242; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)
Looks like LG has totally forgotten about the 4X HD. The once flagship phone has only received an update to 4.1.2 and that's it. LG should fix that buggy mess on thatb4XHD and update it to 4.3 . Rocking Official KitKat now on my note 3 BTW
5. DEATHSTROKE9 (Posts: 399; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)
4X HD runs on tegra 3. Which was a terrible processor even in its time so no updates for that device.
6. __0__ (banned) (Posts: 242; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)
I know it couldn't be updated to KitKat . But at least give it 4.3 or 4.2 . Also , the firmware is really buggy on the 4XHD
28. true1984 (Posts: 592; Member since: 23 May 2012)
the best you could hope for is 4.2, not 4.3 though
13. LGisgood (Posts: 442; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)
LG getting better and better....
I ALWAYS LOVE LG!
2. Jishnusur (Posts: 73; Member since: 07 Oct 2013)
Indeed yes! They are internally testing these versions. They always come out with an update, when poeple loose their hopes! :P
4. Ezio2000 (Posts: 14; Member since: 11 Dec 2013)
I cant believe my og finally will get Andriod 4.4
7. elocom (banned) (Posts: 36; Member since: 10 Jan 2014)
Here is the full list of devices getting KitKat vividroid.com/list-of-android-devices-getting-a-kitkat/
16. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2355; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
I don't think anyone wants to remember that series. That aspect ratio. o_O
15. npaladin2000 (Posts: 134; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)
Very smart of them, I love my OGP, despite the size. Of course, it was previously rooted and might not actually take the update...
26. mike2959 (Posts: 247; Member since: 08 Oct 2011)
I will believe it when it Happens. I love my G2, but technically it's 4 updates behind already. The phone is already 6 months old, and with phones it's like dog year's.
27. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2355; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
You have quite the flair for exaggeration, don't you? The G2 came out in mid-September. That would make it 4 months old, not 6. Also, why would you count minor OS iterations? The differences between 4.4.2 & 4.4.1 are minute at best & don't even affect all the devices that had them. You're 2 behind, not 4.
29. mike2959 (Posts: 247; Member since: 08 Oct 2011)
Facts. The LG G2 was announced on Aug 7' 13, that's more than 6 months ago.
4.2.2 was released was released 6 months before the LG G2, actually 4.3 was already out for almost 3 months when the G2 was released. Look I love my G2, but when it comes to updates, LG is behind HTC and Samsung.
30. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2355; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
Oh, so you count a phone's age from the day it was announced, not the day it was released? That makes absolutely no sense considering a phone can be announced anywhere from the day it's released to months before.
Also, since you can't count, August 7th was less than 6 months ago, not more. February 7th would be 6 months, but like I said, it's the day of release that matters, not the day of announcement.
And ALSO, 4.3 was released on July 24th, 2013. According to your release date of August 7th, that's 2 weeks, not "almost 3 months". How many things can you be wrong about in one post? Try doing some research before you speak out of your *ass next time.
31. npaladin2000 (Posts: 134; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)
Given how many problems Samsung has had with their updates, I'll stick with LG, thanks.
32. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2355; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
Problematic updates or no updates--quite the dilemma.