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LG to support up to 3 years of smartphone OS updates


Even as it is set to leave the mobile business, LG Electronic­s has said that it will offer extended software upgrades for its smartphone­s. LG’S mobile operating system (OS) update guarantee will be extended by one year, it said. according to reports, LG’S premium smartphone users can now get OS updates for three years, while people using LG’S budget handsets can receive upgrades for up to two years. Users of LG Velvet and LG Wing smartphone­s that were launched last year, for instance, can get support for OS upgrades through 2023. The South Korean electronic­s major said devices eligible for its extended OS update programs will be posted on its global websites, though its support plan could vary by market depending on Google’s android OS release schedule and product specs. The company also promised utmost after-sales services globally even after the closure of its mobile business, as per reports quoting yonhap news agency. The tech giant recently announced that its mobile business unit will no longer operate after July 31 following years of moneylosin­g performanc­e.

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