ANDROID 5.0 LOLLIPOP OS UPGRADE FOR LG G3 AVAILABLE IN SINGAPORE
- 01, 07 2015
LG’s Acclaimed Flagship Smartphone and Latest
Android OS Offer Exceptional User Convenience
SINGAPORE, January 7, 2014 — LG Electronics (LG) announced today that the anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade for the LG G3 smartphone is expected to roll out over the air today.
“We are constantly pushing for timely software updates to provide loyal consumers with new enhancements to improve their user experience,” said Mr. Scott Jung, Managing Director of LG Electronics Singapore. “Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 delivers a number of optimizations that showcase a more minimalist user interface as well as features that enhance user convenience.”
With the upgrade, the LG G3 will showcase a new design language with added depth, shadow and animations. Notifications are improved with a new layout and color scheme and will be available on the new lock screen. A new security feature to strengthen the connectivity between devices will include enabling users to unlock their LG G3 smartphone when it is physically near a pre-registered Bluetooth device such as the LG G Watch or G Watch R. Android 5.0 Lollipop also introduces Android Runtime (ART) software to improve performance.
On top of that, Android 5.0 Lollipop comes with a new feature that is made exclusively for LG G3 called T Action. By swiftly flipping the LG G3 from front-back-front, T Action allows users to perform the following tasks:
- Answering an incoming call;
- Making a direct call to sender of the message when reading from the message panel;
- Playing the next song on the playlist;
- Trigger to begin the front camera three second countdown timer;
- Returning to the previous page surfed when using the browser;
- Turning off the alarm;
For more information about LG mobile phones, please visit www.lg.com/sg
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About LG Electronics, Inc.
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About LG Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd
LG Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd (LG Electronics Singapore) is a fully-owned subsidiary of LG Electronics Inc., the pioneer and market leader of the Korean electronics industry for over five decades. LG Electronics Singapore operates four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions. In recognition of its vision to enrich people’s life with smart technologies and innovative design, LG Electronics Singapore has been recognized with prominent local and international accolades, such as the CNET Asia Editor’s and Readers' Choice Awards, The Straits Times Digital Life Editor’s and Readers' Choice Awards, HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards, Red Dot Design, and GfK No. 1 Awards. For more information, please visit www.lg.com/sg.