Thursday , June 14 2018

LG begins rolling out Android Nougat to LG G5 in South Korea, other countries to follow

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LG has commenced sending out Android Nougat to its LG G5 customers, at least in South Korea, becoming the second major OEM to start the upgrade to Android 7.0. While the roll-out is starting in LG’s home country, the rest of the world is set to start seeing the update arrive in the next few weeks.

Nougat will bring a number of new features to LG’s 2016 flagship, including multi-window support, new notifications and some other UI tweaks, but it’s unlikely to be enough to do anything for the phone’s  fairly mediocre sales. It will, however, make owners of the phone (including yours truly) quite a bit happier to have one of the first phones upgraded to Google’s new operating system.

If you’ve got an LG G5, check out their news release, and prepare to receive some Nougat-related goodness in the next few weeks.

Source: LG Newsroom.

Chris Rowland   Editor and Publisher

Chris has been at the forefront of smartphone reporting in Australia since smartphones were a thing, and has used mobile phones since they came with giant lead-acid batteries that were "transportable" and were carried in a shoulder bag. He saw the transition from AMPS to GSM, loved the Motorola StarTac, and got into Palm technologies in a big way. The arrival some years later of the original iPhone, and then the early Androids, awoke a new interest in mobile technology, and Chris has been writing about it since.

Today, Chris publishes one of Australia's most popular technology websites, Ausdroid. His interests include mobile (of course), as well as connected technology and how it can make all our lives easier.

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Any news on this update??

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