LG releases schedule for Jelly Bean updates

LG releases schedule for Jelly Bean updates
LG has released a schedule of Android 4.1 updates for Korean LG smartphone owners

LG has released a schedule of Android 4.1 updates for Korean LG smartphone owners

In an effort to prevent owners of LG smartphones from speculating about whether or not their model will be getting upgraded to Android 4.1, the Korean manufacturer has released a list of which of its devices will be getting updated. Additionally, the list includes a date when the update is expected to take place. The action starts next month with the LG Optimus LTE II. During the first quarter of 2013 (which is January though March for those unaware), the LG Optimus VU and the LG Optimus VU II will each be updated to the 4.1 Android build.

The update aims to duplicate the UI on the LG Optimus G and includes all of the special features seen on that beast including the split-screen capabilities of Q Slide. Touchscreen response is greatly improved with the update as is the UX with the web browser and other applications. The LG Optimus G is expected to be updated to Android 4.1 itself, in December.

These are the only devices covered by LG's release, and we would imagine that this schedule is really aimed at LG smartphone owners in Korea. The fact that the release was in Korean sort of gives that away. Besides, in the states, the carriers have much more say over when the update will be released. Some are even known for their OCD-like behavior toward testing the updates before flashing the green light to proceed. We won't mention any names. Instead, we will stare at the Verizon logo and whistle. Drats! You got it out of us!

source: LG (translated) via AndroidCentral

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25 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

Nice :)

2. simonfrady

Posts: 25; Member since: Dec 26, 2011

D*mn you LG. PROMISE AGAIN ?.. where is ICS for Optimus 2x, optimus 3D, Optimus black ?..

14. Kostas_13

Posts: 43; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

They will probably be updated to 4.2 directly! LoL

16. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

Already uodated for optimus 2x in korea and optimus 3d and optimus black already has leaked rom in korea.

25. smoke666

Posts: 1; Member since: May 07, 2013

done in egypt too .i have 2 LG's in ICS now . pretty stable and fast .

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

this is nice and cant complain cuz LG is really doing good! But i must say the LG optimus G should no doubt, SHIP WITH JELLYBEAN....

4. wendygarett unregistered

Don't get too excited... It is only for Koreans... We have yet to see in US :)

7. wendygarett unregistered

Lol I mean the jb update zzzz

9. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

there's no way the koreans only will get the jellybean update and not us wendy lol they may get it first but i highly doubt they will be the only ones to get it

6. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

What bout lg optimus l7!?

17. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

This anouncement is only for korean market. No L7 in korea

8. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

poor 4x hd. not even in the preliminary list.

15. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

I read some random comment a while back regarding the tegra2 processors lay out of some sort to be one that is holding back updates ( I forgot the details), could it be that thesame reason applies to the Tegra3 devices?

19. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

This anouncement is only for korean market. No Optimus 4x HD in korea

10. AndroIndonesia

Posts: 12; Member since: Sep 28, 2012

LG optimus L9?

20. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

This anouncement is only for korean market. No L9 in korea

11. Chuck.Norris unregistered

Expect to stay on the same firmware to when you bought the phone, LG can not tell the difference between fridges and Mobile phones hence the lack of software updates. It's a pity as the build quality is good just the software is bad, How do I know you may ask? I am an owner of the O3D. still waiting for the Ice cream update never mind the Jelly Beans.

12. redmd

Posts: 1910; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

just get the LG nexus and stop complaining.

13. Kostas_13

Posts: 43; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

DARN!!! Optimus 4X HD not in the list?!? I imagine that, IF LG decides to update it to JB, that would be Q4 2013!!! This is pure cr@p. I feel cheated by LG once again.

18. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

This anouncement is only for korean market. No Optimus 4X hd in korea but optimus lte2

21. Kostas_13

Posts: 43; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

Yeah, which LTE2 has totally different specs than 4X. Sadly.

22. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

Oh! Yeah... i thought 4x was snapdragon...

23. McSteezy

Posts: 22; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

My LG Revolution still needs 4.0!

24. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

But can lg l7 get an update, its 1Gz..

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