After announcing on its Facebook page a rough update schedule for its devices which will officially get to be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), LG has finally revealed a more detailed update schedule.
The announcement from the South Korean consumer electronics maker was made through its Facebook page again with the company revealing a more detailed timeline and more devices which will receive ICS, the latest Android mobile operating system.
“LG will be offering the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) OS upgrade for a range of LG smart-phones which were introduced this year,” LG said.
“The global upgrade schedule will begin in the second and third quarters of 2012, which will be followed by a global roll out,” it added.
So, without further ado, here are the devices and the scheduled timeline for the official ICS updates to be rolled out by LG to them:
“During the second quarter of 2012 upgrades will begin for the following smartphone models: the LG Optimus LTE, Prada phone by LG 3.0, the LG Optimus 2X, the LG Optimus Sol, the LG my Touch Q and the LG Eclipse. These upgrades will be followed by upgrades for the following smartphone models during the third quarter of 2012: the LG Optimus 3D, the LG Optimus Black, the LG Optimus Big, the LG Optimus Q2 and the LG Optimus EX.”
So it seems that there won’t be any updates by the first quarter of next year, after all, like earlier rumors have suggested. This means the ICS update for LG phones will be rolled out by April in the soonest. Nonetheless, those whose phones are mentioned in the update schedule should rejoice as they will get an official ICS update and not have to root their devices (and void their warranties) to enjoy ICS goodness.
LG adds: “LG will be taking all possible measure to offer a smooth OS upgrade in a timely manner. The exact start dates can vary by market, as each country can have different requirements, depending on the carrier and the smartphone model.”
Via LG (Facebook Note)
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