LG Offers Details on Android Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade
Facebook provides the forum for LG's latest announcement on the smartphone upgrade to Android OS Ice Cream Sandwich.Mobile phone manufacturer LG will be offering the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system upgrade for a range of LG smartphones that were introduced this year, according to a post on the company's Facebook page. The global upgrade is scheduled to begin in the second and third quarters of 2012, which will be followed by a global rollout, the Facebook post also said. LG announced during the second quarter of 2012 that upgrades will begin for the following smartphone models, the LG Optimus Long-Term Evolution (LTE), Prada phone by LG 3.0, the LG Optimus 2X, the LG Optimus Sol, the LG my Touch Q and the LG Eclipse. These upgrades will be followed by upgrades for the following smartphone models during the third quarter of 2012: the LG Optimus 3D, the LG Optimus Black, the LG Optimus Big, the LG Optimus Q2 and the LG Optimus EX.
The company said it would be taking all possible measures to offer a smooth OS upgrade in a timely manner. The exact start dates can vary by market, as each country can have different requirements, depending on the carrier and the smartphone model. Sony also recently used Facebook to announce platform upgrades in the coming year.