LG Announces Ice Cream Sandwich Updates to Begin Q2 2012

LG has provided an update on their Android 4.0 upgrade timeline via their Facebook page. For a selection of their 2011 smartphone lineup, an Ice Cream Sandwich treat will arrive starting in Q2 of next year. The first phones to receive the new version of Android will be the LG Optimus LTE, LG Prada 3.0, LG Optimus 2X, LG Optimus Sol, LG myTouch Q, and the LG Eclipse. In Q3, updates will start rolling out to the LG Optimus 3D, LG Optimus Black, LG Optimus Big, LG Optimus Q2, and LG Optimus EX. As can be discerned from the selection of handsets, the rollout will be global, though exact dates will vary by region and carrier. It also isn’t clear if re-branded variants such as the T-Mobile G2X (Optimus 2X), LG Thrill (Optimus 3D) and LG Nitro HD (Optimus LTE) are in line for the same upgrade schedule.

LG is “taking all possible measure to offer a smooth OS upgrade in a timely manner” and will be providing further updates, such as specific release dates, as they become available.

[via Facebook]

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  • DYNK

    Why not begin in Q1 and finish by Q2?

  • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

    LG OPTIMUS BLACK????? Holy cow. That’s a sexy no-contract phone on Boost! :O

  • godrilla

    Just in time for jelly bean lol

  • http://twitter.com/Emosnd Esmond Yeo

    Hurray! That means we’ll get the update by 2015!!!!1

  • T-REX

    Hope it comrs to the G2X

  • BigCiX

    My thrill still doesn’t have 2.3

  • http://twitter.com/707Sean Sean

    FUCK YOU LG. My G2X still reboots and freezes every damn day. 

    • Greg Sanders

      CM7.1 is fairly stable. Hasn’t crashed on me in months.

  • chunclepaul

    What about the Asus transformer tablet

  • Spence from KC

    The fact that I have a phone that is less then a year old
    (Tmobile G2x), and it is uncertain if it will get the ICS update makes me REALLY dislike LG to the very core of my being. 

    I am VERY unlikely to ever purchase an LG product again. 

  • netlinkz

    Suuuuure every ither lg phobe will probably get the upgrade but, what about the esteem!huh?