LG Outs Plan to Upgrade Some Smartphones to Android 4.0
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Nov 28, 2011, 8:28 AM by Eric M. Zeman
LG today indicated via its Facebook page that it will update a handful of its Android smartphones to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The first wave of phones LG is committing to update includes the Optimus 2X, the Optimus Black, the Optimus 3D, and the Optimus LTE. These phones are available in markets outside the U.S. LG said that it is still evaluating whether or not it can upgrade other devices, such as those sold by T-Mobile (G2X) and AT&T (Thrill 4G). LG will provide more details on the upgrade schedule later this year.
We spent some time with the newly-refined LG Thrill 4G for AT&T. As we've reported before, it's essentially the same phone as the Optimus 3D announced at MWC this February.
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We had time to play with LG's new Optimus 3D, with 3D display, 3D camera, and dual-core, dual-channel architecture. See what we think about this unique new phone.
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Mar 21, 2011
AT&T today announced two new high-end smartphones. The LG Thrill 4G is AT&T's version of the LG Optimus 3D announced last month.
4.3" display 480 x 800 pixels
TI OMAP 4430 processor 0.5 GB RAM
1,500 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)