LG G2 to get latest Android 4.4 KitKat update by end of the yearby Sushant Bhosale December 19, 2013 0 comments
LG has announced the Android 4.4 update for its flagship smartphone G2 by end of December’13. The device will receive the update first in LG’s home market- Korea. The South Korean firm, that has been the official manufacturer of Nexus smartphones (Nexus 4 and Nexus 5) for two years, made the announcement via its website. There are no details available about the OS update for other international markets but it is expected in early 2014.
LG G2 currently runs on the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. The other key features include- 5.2-inch full HD display, 2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB built-in storage, 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 2.1MP front camera and 3000mAh battery capacity. The unique feature is the placement of volume rocker at the back of the device (below the rear camera) instead of the usual placement on any of the side.
What new to expect in G2 with the OS update,
- Smart caller ID
- Translucent menu bar
- Smarter Google Now integration
- Unified Hangouts messaging app
- Enhanced memory
- Enhanced power management
- Improved voice search etc.
G2 was introduced by LG in August’13 and was brought to India at Rs. 41,500 in September’13. The company is expected to launch a mini version of G2 (with Snapdragon 800 chipset, 4.7-inch display) at Consumer Electronic Show (CES) taking place next month (7-10 January) at Las Vegas, Nevada.