Source: Android Central
What you need to know
- LG has begun to push the stable Android 11 update to the Velvet smartphone in Korea.
- There is no available changelog for the Velvet, but the UX has been bumped up to version 10.
- The LG Velvet is the only phone scheduled to receive Android 11 this quarter.
Owners of the LG Velvet can rejoice as the stable build for Android 11 has finally begun to roll out to devices in Korea, which means a U.S. rollout shouldn't be too far behind. The update began appearing over the weekend, and there's no apparent changelog included with the update, but it's expected to carry all of the goodies that come with Android 11 such as Chat Bubbles, improved security, and more.
The update is based on LG UX 10, up from UX 9 on previous devices like the LG Wing. That means there's likely to be some visual changes to the UI, although those haven't been identified. The size of the update comes it at around 2.2GB.
In December, the LG Velvet became the first and only LG smartphone to receive the Android 11 beta in Korea, which included a number of improvements and additions. According to LG, this is is the only device scheduled to receive Android 11 this quarter. With any luck, the company will push updates for more of the best LG phones like the LG Wing and V60 ThinQ by next quarter, as they are the only two flagship LG smartphones released last year.
The LG Velvet mark's the beginning of LG's new direction with a sleek, striking design and Raindrop triple-camera setup. A fast, 5G chipset means you have access to the best speeds for half the price of today's top smartphones.
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