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LG G3 gets Android 5.0 Lollipop later this quarter, ASUS devices in mid-2015

LG has confirmed that the G3 will receive an Android Lollipop update before the end of the year. ASUS' ZenFone series and PadFone S will see the update in April 2015.

Published onOctober 27, 2014

LG G3 lollipop update

Slowly but surely smartphone manufacturers are revealing their Android Lollipop update plans. ASUS and LG are the two latest companies to stick their hands up and be counted, with the PadFone S, ZenFone, G2, and G3 all making the cut.

After weeks of complete silence, a post on LG’s official German Facebook page reveals that the company will actually be one of the first to have Lollipop ready for its latest flagship. LG is promising to have the update for the LG G3 out before the end of the year. That might be even faster than HTC’s 90 day promise. However, regional and carrier update timeframes could vary. An update for the LG G2 is scheduled to follow shortly afterwards, although a specific timeframe hasn’t been given.

ASUS has also recently announced its update plans through its own ZenTalk forum. The ZenFone 4, 5, and 6 are all set to receive Lollipop in April 2015, as is the PadFone S.  The company’s new PadFone Infinity will also receive the Lollipop treatment come June next year. This is a little slower than some of the big companies that are planning to release updates, but the confirmation is much appreciated.

If you would like a look at the swanky new features heading our way with Android Lollipop, check out our need-to-know guide. Other smartphone owners can find our up to date list of confirmed Android Lollipop updates at this link.

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