SINGAPORE, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 — LG Electronics (LG) announced today that the anticipated Android 4.4 KitKat OS upgrade for the G2 smartphone is expected to roll out in Singapore starting in Mid March.
“The provision of timely software updates is one of the many ways in which LG is constantly improving the user experience,” said Mr. Scott Jung, Managing Director of LG Electronics Singapore. “In addition to introducing useable new features, the OS upgrade for the G2 delivers a number of optimizations that enhance the entire mobile user experience. We trust that our customers in Singapore will enjoy the differentiated value offered by our latest upgrade package.”
With the upgrade, the G2 plays music more efficiently and supports the battery-saving location mode, extending battery life and user enjoyment. The latest Android OS also provides a noticeable speed boost, allowing the G2 to run applications up to 17 percent faster than before and thanks to the Chromium engine, web browsing is quicker as well, based on internal testing. What’s more, a handy new feature called Google Cloud Printer makes it easy to print documents via Wi-Fi or a Bluetooth connection.
The upgrade package for G Pro, G Tablet, G Flex, is expected to be released in late second quarter of 2014. However, as requirements differ per market and operators, the exact date of availability may vary. More detailed information will be announced in the near future