[Updated: June 2] Here’s LG’s official Android 12, Android 11, and software update plan for existing devices after shutdown announcement
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on April 5, 2021) follows:
LG recently shut down its mobile division much to the dismay of its customers who might not be expecting it.
While the OEM will not be making Android smartphones, LG users will still get after-sales services for some time.
NOTE: The images given below contain text translated from Korean to English.
In a recent press release following the shutdown announcement, the OEM has answered several user queries regarding after-sales services and more.
The OEM has announced that existing mobile customers will continue to get software updates and service support.
However, the period of time for which the said support will be provided will differ according to regions.
Also, existing LG smartphone users will get software updates as per the OEM’s software update schedule.
The OEM is known for taking time with its software updates but it is still good news for LG customers as some of them might get to enjoy Android 12 in the future.
Apart from that, the OEM has also mentioned that it will try to keep up with its in-house app updates along with app updates for its business affiliates.
Moreover, interested users will still be able to purchase LG smartphones in different regions until the inventory runs out.
All in all, it is good to see that the OEM is still striving to prevent its existing customers from any inconvenience.
That said, we will be back with more details once new information becomes available so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.
In the meantime, you can keep an eye our dedicated Android 12 update tracker to get the latest updates on the topic.
Update 1 (June 02)
IST 12:55 pm: New reports now indicate that LG plans to end support for its payment platform, LG Pay sometime later this year. More on that here.
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