LG G3 to receive Android 5.0 in Korea by the end of this week?

LG G3 to receive Android 5.0 in Korea by the end of this week?
Those in South Korea sporting the LG G3, should be happy to know that by the end of this week, the rollout to Android 5.0 will have started. Reportedly, all three of the major Korean carriers (LG U+, Korea Telecom, and SKT) will be pushing out the update at the same time. In addition, the update will be available for downloads directly from LG's own website.

Android 5.0 is considered one of the most important updates in the history of the platform. Performance of the OS should show improvement thanks to the change to Android Runtime (ART) from Dalvik. Material Design will add a new look to Android, and Project Volta should improve battery life.

Earlier this month, Polish LG G3 owners received the OTA update for Android 5.0. Once Android 5.0 is disseminated in LG's home country, we should see the latest and greatest build of the open source Android OS continue to make the trek around the planet for LG's flagship handset. 


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source: LG (translated) via GforGames

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  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

LG G2 should be next...

3. Tomfromsouth

Posts: 88; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

I hope so. The g2 could really use a visual overhaul - imo it looks a little kitch. So really hope the bring a little -g3 look through. Has anyone rooted their g2 to the G3 ui? Experience any problems? Wondering if I should do it...

4. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I did and I encountered some reboots but only 2-3 times and I installed CloudyG3 about 5 months ago so it's excellent ROM. Also works faster and camera is better so You should definitely try it.

6. alouden unregistered

When I had the G2, I flashed custom roms with the G3 interface. Cloudy's was the best, as someone noted above. Another option is OptimUS G3. I had no problems with either one. Loved the G2 with these roms.

14. jandreddy

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 25, 2014

@ alouden Could you tell installation process for LG G3 UI interface. right now i am using LG G2 (Kitkat 4.4.2), i would like to install G3 interface on my G2, Thank you

15. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Just install a LG G3 launcher from the play store if you want only the G3's interface... :)

2. durrav

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Where is Lollipop for Xperia Z3? I want to see some screenshots before making a buying decision. I love vanlilla Lollipop in my Nexus 5 but the Z3's camera and battery life is tempting.

5. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Camera on Z3 isn't anything ordinary, Samsung and Apple have better cameras overall. Megapixels are only numbers.

7. zachki17

Posts: 294; Member since: Sep 14, 2014

Picture in apple product looks nice just in the phone . but in the pc or an others photo they look flowless.. And poor color and poor details .. Apple =fake

12. durrav

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Trust me, I know that mega pixels doesn't say everything about the camera. 20,7 MP in a mobile camera may be a bit overkill but Sony has great optics and lenses in their cameras. Samsung phones takes good pictures too but I hate Touchwiz, and iPhone is not for me.

13. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

It will be early Jan next year.

8. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

zzz if not for that stupid buttons on the back I would get one of these.

10. Fazz1977

Posts: 153; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

The buttons on the back are actually awesome. Incredibly well thought out. I'd be surprised if more OEMs don't adopt the configuration in the next few years.

9. Fazz1977

Posts: 153; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Still waiting for the update on my G3... resisting the urge to root and flash.

11. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Meanwhile, ATT G3s will get this when? January 2016? There is no point getting a US carrier model phone unless you don't want to get updates other than those pesky little OTAs that remove root.

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