It appears that the wait for Android 5.0 Lollipop might be over for Australian owners of LG’s G3 flagship smartphone. Ausdroid reader Jason Oakley owns an LG G3, and excitedly tweeted this morning that his phone has received the update to Lollipop this morning.
My LG G3 just updated to Lollipop! 🙂
— VZ-WauloK (@WauloK) January 6, 2015
The phone Jason was using is an outright purchase from Kogan, and while the phone is used on Telstra, it isn’t (or wasn’t) running a Telstra firmware, meaning that there are no carrier delays to the phone receiving the update. You can see the system info screen below:
Have you got an LG G3 in Australia, and have you received a Lollipop update? Let us know in the comments so we can fill out the story with details of where the OTA is up to.
Update: We’ve had word from LG that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is confined to overseas stock, which includes those handsets sold via Kogan. There shouldn’t be any carrier-sourced handsets receiving the update just yet. An LG spokesperson has confirmed, though, that LG is working with Australian carriers to push the update out, but there is no timeframe available yet.