LG G2 reportedly will receive Android 5.1.1 within the next two months

According to an anonymous insider who works at LG's software development division, Android 5.1.1 will be rolling out to the LG G2 some time during the next two months. The update will not only bring the latest build of Android to the phone, it also will update the UI to LG UX 4.0 and add features currently available on LG's latest flagship model, the LG G4.

While no specific date was mentioned for the update, Android 5.1.1 is expected to start rolling out some time in the next two months. Carrier branded versions will have to wait for testing to be done and some carriers do take longer than others to complete this process.

LG G2 owners have had to watch their phone grow old gracefully while getting replaced by first the LG G3, and then by the LG G4. With this update, the old boy will be rejuvenated, capable of doing things that it couldn't do even when it was younger.

source: AndroidPit (translated) via AndroidAuthority

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G2
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21.3h 3G talk time)

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29 Comments

1. seh1984

Posts: 14; Member since: May 28, 2015

Better be coming to the G3 then!

26. waddup121 unregistered

BRING IT ONNNN

2. DerPakt

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

This was the best of LG "G series".

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Not really saying a whole lot

5. Mimas

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Aw poor Mxy can't give it up can you. Your choice is demonstrably not the best - hardware or software - so you troll to make yourself feel better. What a tedious little person you must be.

9. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol I'm sorry Mimas, not really, but did I hurt your feelings because I gave my opinion? The G line of phones aren't all that great overall.

13. Mimas

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Your opinion is invalid.

15. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

I agree. I pretty much buy all flagships phones these days, and I felt like an iSheep lining up in Singapore back in Sept 2013 when it came out. TBH I still rate it as one of the best, if not still one of the best Android phones of all time. Beautiful, sleek, awesome on battery and great camera. I wish to god I didn't trade it in for the G3.. Sold that for the Sony Z3, and then Samsung S6. I still to date, miss the G2. Thinking about buying another if I can if someone on this earth has a new one

19. ahmed.elaraby

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 23, 2015

I have LG G2 and I have ordered LG G3 and didn't receive it yet, why do you say "I wish to god I didn't trade it in for the G3" what is the problems you have found in the G3 and what do you miss about G2? the G2 now is running android 5.0.2 , what is the version dose the G3 have? thank you in advance

27. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

The major let downs of the G3 - 1. Battery life, and 2. the screen. The rest of the phone was premium, but I could not get more than 3.5hrs screen on, and that was running the backlight at very low. The G3 camera is top notch, but to be honest I would rather have held onto the G2. Only advantage of the G3 is microSD expansion.

16. Mimas

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Also, just while I'm here, PA reviews average from the iphone OG up to the 6+ is 8.86. G series average out at just over 9. My favourite series might not be bigger than yours, but the numbers say that it's better.

22. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Yeah so? Sales numbers say a different thing.

21. Mxyzptlk unregistered

The salty tears keep flowing

28. Mimas

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Best selling things are always mediocre. Cars, clothes, the iPhone.

3. Lauticol

Posts: 404; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

I have a G2 with a UX4.0 ROM and it's a new phone, I don't feel it old anymore

6. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

G2 is still the best looking LG phone.

7. Tziggy14

Posts: 624; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

How pathetic

8. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

I'd say the G2 still was the best of the G series, although it didn't really sell well enough. I'm glad LG decided to update this beast.

10. shinywindow unregistered

Mxy. What a stupid call name must be a doosh who still lives with mommy. Haha!!

11. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

What G2 getting 5.1.1 update? This is one more reason in favour to go with last year's flagship than to buy today's midranger. I have a gs4 and it has received 5.0.1 update much before than even later models like note 3 and note 4. If Samsung can just match the level of support by LG and release a usable 5.1.1 update then I'll definitely stick with Samsung for my next upgrade

14. rajkatiyar07

Posts: 28; Member since: Jun 11, 2014

Dancing just like a kite in calm wind :) thanks LG

17. shnibz

Posts: 510; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

Other than the low light camera performance, my old G2 was damn near flawless. My current G4 is pretty killer but I miss the form of the G2.

18. ahmed.elaraby

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 23, 2015

do you think this means that the G2 will not get the Android M update near its release date?

20. antonioli

Posts: 200; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Here in Brazil the D805 model is still on 4.4.2. Terrible.

30. pixel8or

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 10, 2010

Be happy. 5.0.2 update is not fairing so well. And once you update you can't go back without rooting.

23. mike2959

Posts: 694; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

I still have the G2 as a backup phone. It's still a awesome device. Battery life is exceptional, display is vibrant. It was a great phone.

24. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

I think the G2 is the most complete phone to date when thinking of specs and performance, including that battery life. The ONLY letdown which is the 32GB memory with no option of sd slot.

25. taz_chaz

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

galaxy note 3 uk qualcom factory unlocked still NO lollipop....

29. Nath4N

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 19, 2014

I love my G2 - it's the perfect size, has beautiful large screen, small bezels, good battery life. I don't even need the software update, I'm very satisfied with it as it is.

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