LG G2 to get international Android 4.4 KitKat update by end of March

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LG G2 users might be disappointed to know that the company has announced a new rollout schedule for the device. According to LG Italy, the company will release the Android 4.4 KitKat update by end of March.

The Facebook official handle of LG Italy, while a replying a user on the social platform about the Android KitKat update for the LG G2 has said, “We have said it several times: by the end of March 2014. Have a nice day.”

On Wednesday, LG Mobile Saudi in a tweet revealed that the company plans to release the Android 4.4 KitKat for the flagship smartphone by end of this month. However, the Twitter handle of LG Mobile for Saudi Arabia has now taken a U-turn from its previous claim, and has apologised for the wrong information. The new tweet said, “We apologize for the previous wrong tweet regarding G2 Kit Kat upgrade schedule, the date was for upgrading the KnockOn feature to Lii series.”

LG announced that it will be introducing the Knock feature, previously dubbed KnockON, as a standard feature in the company’s L series II smartphone line-up in December last year.

The company claimed that a global maintenance software release would be released in January for the current LG L series II smartphones, which would include the Knock feature. However, the company noted that the availability and specific models to receive the Knock feature would vary according to region and mobile carrier.

Earlier this week, an alleged video showed Android 4.4 KitKat running on the LG G2 smartphone. Notably, the 3-minute long video purportedly revealed the LG G2 with a completely overhauled interface. For now, LG has not provided an official changelog for the Android 4.4 KitKat update.

LG’s L series II smartphones include LG Optimus L1II Dual, LG Optimus L7II Dual, LG Optimus L5II Dual, LG Optimus L3II, and LG Optimus L3II Dual.


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