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LG Reveals Android 11 Update Rollout Roadmap

- Updated: 29th Mar 2021, 15:51 IST
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    LG Android 11 Update Rollout Roadmap

LG shares a timeline for the rollout of Android 11 to some of its phones in the European market. As of now, only a couple of devices have received Android 11 including the Velvet 5G. However, it looks like the company will be pushing the update to some of its other smartphones. It can include G8X, Wing, K52, K42, and more for users in the European market. On the other hand, other LG users in other regions can expect to get updates in roughly the same timeframe.

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LG Android 11 Update Rollout Roadmap

According to LG Germany (via PiunikaWeb), users in the region can anticipate Android 11 to arrive on a handful of devices throughout the year. It is currently being tested on several smartphones including the LG Velvet’s 5G and 4G models. However, it looks like Velvet 5G will be the first to receive the update by April 2021. The South Korean version of the LGVelvet 5G reportedly updated to Android 11 at the beginning of February.

Whereas, G8X ThinQ is scheduled to receive an Android 11 update by Q2 2021 so sometime before June ends. However, the Velvet 4G and LG G8S ThinQ will be updated by Q3 2021 so before the end of September. Lastly, LGWing, K52, and K42 will get the update by Q4 2021 so by the end of the year.

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LGWing, K52, and K42 are relatively new but G8S ThinQ launched in 2019 along with G8X ThinQ. However, they do receive updates as often considering the last update the latter two was in October with Android 10.

Moreover, the company launched the LG W41 series of smartphones in February this year. They came with Android 10 with no information on being updated to Android 11.