Again in April final yr, LG formally introduced its retreat from the smartphone enterprise, adopted by halting manufacturing actions on the finish of Might. It is undoubtedly been some time since then, however apparently a few of LG’s cellular division software program engineers have been stored on the job, and what they have been engaged on has been launched immediately.
We’re speaking concerning the replace to Android 12 for the LG Velvet. Critically. That is now out within the firm’s house market of Korea, and regardless of the imprecise discussion board submit saying this, the market makes us assume we’re speaking concerning the Velvet 5G right here, not the 4G mannequin.
The replace ought to be rolling out to nevertheless many Velvets are nonetheless to be present in use in Korea beginning immediately, however as ordinary this could possibly be a staged launch which will take a couple of days (and even weeks) to achieve all the units on the market.
It is good to see a lifeless firm launch an replace to the most recent model of Android whereas one of the vital profitable gamers within the cellular market thinks it a good suggestion to launch new units operating Android 11 in 2022 (sure, we’re taking a look at you, Xiaomi/Redmi!).
That mentioned, do not count on any additional updates for the Velvet.
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