LG CANADA BEGINS ANDROID 6.0 MARSHMALLOW ROLLOUT STARTING WITH G4

  • Updated
  • 03/02/2016

TORONTO February 3,2016 Owners of LG Electronics’ (LG) G4 smartphone in Canada can now upgrade to the Android™ 6.0 Marshmallow OS. LG G4 owners will begin receiving their M upgrade starting today.

 

The latest update to the Android operating system offers a number of features designed to enhance the user experience, such as:

 

- Permissions have been simplified with greater control of the information applications can access, not only at the installation stage but any time

- Silent feature for sound and vibrate mode as well as a Do Not Disturb mode to block all sounds or only alarms and notifications

- Doze Mode which shuts down background processing of certain apps when the phone is not in use, to significantly prolong battery life

 

“At LG we are committed to providing the best mobile experience for our customers,” said Ross Snow, vice-president of Mobile Communications, LG Electronics Canada. “By working closely with Google on a global level we are able to enhance the LG G4’s best-in-class experience even further through Android 6.0 OS.”

 

The LG G4 smartphone is available in Canada through Bell, Fido, Koodo, MTS, Rogers, Sasktel, TELUS, Videotron, Virgin Mobile and WIND mobile.

 

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About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is an innovator and trend leader in the global mobile communications industry. LG is driving the evolution of mobile forward with its highly competitive core technologies in the areas of display, battery and camera optics and strategic partnerships with noted industry leaders. LG’s consumer-centric products — including the flagship premium G Series models — incorporate unique, ergonomic designs and intuitive UX features that enhance the user experience. The company remains committed to leading consumers into the era of convergence, maximizing inter-device connectivity between smartphones, tablets and a wide range of home and portable electronics products. For more information, please visit www.LG.com

 

 

About LG Electronics Canada

The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 117 operations around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $49 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please visit www.LG.com

 

 

Media Contacts:

Albert Lee, LG Canada, C: 647.534.6996, albert.lee@lge.com

Lisa Yerilin, LG-One Canada, P: 416-486-2563 | C: 647.461.1049, lisa.yerilin@lg-one.com

 

For more information:

LGG4.ca

@LGCanada