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LG to skip Android 4.3 and update many of its devices to Android 4.4

LG to skip Android 4.3 and update many of its devices to Android 4.4
Our connected reader has just sent us some information pertaining to LG and the Korean OEM's work on updating its lineup to Android 4.4. According to our tipster, many of LG's devices will be going straight to Android 4.4, skipping right over Android 4.2 and Android 4.3 in most cases. Among the models cited by our source are the LG Optimus F3, LG Optimus F6, LG G Pad 8.3 (including Verizon model), LG G Pro Lite, LG Optimus F7, LG-D315 (unannounced), LG LS740 (rumored to be the successor to the LG Optimus F3), LG Optimus L9 II, LG Optimus Vu II, LG Vu III, and the curvy LG G Flex.

If this information pans out, LG has really been working hard, bringing all of these models to Android 4.4. Our tipster made it clear that LG is not bothering with Android 4.3 for any of its devices. He also wanted to point out that the LG Optimus 4X HD will be sticking at Android 4.1.2. That is a model that is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor.

Feel free to check out the sideshow below for the User Agent profiles, and keep in mind that it is healthy to be skeptical until LG makes this all official.


Thanks, Anonymous Tipster!

 

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45 Comments

DONUT

Posts: 436; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

if this is true, it would be great news. LG would seems to be slowly getting their updates in order

ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

Yey mg G Pad will taste KitKat! :D

xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

If this is true, then this means that LG is really listening to their customers which is a good thing. If LG keep on doing this, many people will buy LG phones for sure.

JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

I already switched my Tablet from a Galaxy Tab to a G-Pad, so I think you just may be right.

ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Good job LG!

Ezio2000

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Then why they dont make it official ?

xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Because LG want to surprise their customers.

Ezio2000

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

I became suprized but after a lot insuting!!!!!!

anika22

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

How About LG OPTIMUS L5 II? When Will it get the Kitkat update?

Ezio2000

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

you are very optimist L5 II has a single core and you expect 4.4 ?

anika22

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Yes Because Kitkat support a 512 MB of Ram and Run Smooth and fast ? So What's the Matter?

duMaurier

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 27, 2014

Did you steal that LG Optimus L5 II from a hobo? a dead hobo? LOL KitKat on a single core + 512MB..That's too funny.

reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

man if only he wasnt racist, id support his trolling efforts, theres only 1 thing i hate more than an i sheep like the victim in this trolling, and thats a Racist. so DUDEEE, stop the racist BS n i wont report u too, deal?

slyhounddog

Posts: 22; Member since: Jun 28, 2013

Wow. He really is the reason we can't have nice things. What about the lg g2? It just updated to 4.2.2!

black02wing

Posts: 34; Member since: Feb 05, 2007

I dont think it was on that list

bustinjustin

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Are sure the lg f3 will get kit kat 4.4

bustinjustin

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

When will these updates take place

bustinjustin

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

These people are rude

ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

darkkjedi is good guy, Darkjedi is troll without life.

reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

i think the troll jus got booted, the comments have been trimmed

ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Well, now he is gone. Hopely he will come never back.

darkkjedii

Posts: 30341; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Appreciate that man. I'm not a racist hateful person in any way shape or form. Husband father, employee techie. That's it.

Topcat488

Posts: 1409; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

bustinjustin just joined with these three post... Please don't be that person that just got banned, and used to be banned, who had names like "Troll" or "Darkjedi" and so. But if you really are a "NEW" commentator I WELCOME YOU. Welcome to PA... :)

ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Yeah, sorry for that guy, bustinjustin.

reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

lol a racist one is where the straw breaks the camels back for reporting for me personaly, but i think he will be back sadly. but on a lighter note we got Footbal today!!!! im making Waffles!!!

Avenger827

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Great news, at least one manufacturer still cares for their users, unlike HTC....

mrbtree98

Posts: 50; Member since: Aug 04, 2012

yes lg are updating their phones and that's great as i'm a former owner of an optimus black but notice how the optimus 4x hd which shares the same ap33 tegra 3 as the one x is no longer getting updates. they're updating what they can and so is htc.

bustinjustin

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Do u guys no the lg f3 4.4 when it might be released

JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Sweet, can't wait for my G-Pad to hit 4.4, I already have it on my Moto and I love it!

Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Hey Samsung. Doesn't this sound like a FREAKIN' great idea!!! Oh, and the 4.3 keyboard on the Note 2 sucks! Why on earth would they make the keyboard smaller. Thank goodness for Kii Keyboard.

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