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LG G3 gets its Android 5.0 Lollipop update

By Katrina Canlas & James Lu - on 11 Jan 2015, 7:20pm

LG G3 gets its Android 5.0 Lollipop update

LG has just announced that Android 5.0 Lollipop will be available for the LG G3 today via an over the air update. The update includes a number of upgrades including an upgrade to Google's Material Design UI, which adds depth, shadow and animations, as well as improved notifications on the lock screen. 5.0 also adds security for trusted devices, letting users with a smartwatch such as the G Watch or G Watch R unlock their G3 smartphone when they get within range. 

Additionally, G3 owners will be able to enjoy a few feature exclusively designed for Android 5.0 and the G3, called T Action.

T Action will allows users to perform the following tasks by swiftly flipping the LG G3 from front to back to front again:

  • Answering an incoming call;
  • Making a direct call to sender of the message when reading from the message panel;
  • Playing the next song on the playlist;
  • Trigger to begin the front camera three second countdown timer;
  • Returning to the previous page surfed when using the browser;
  • Turning off the alarm;

For more info on the new features of Android 5.0 check out our event coverage here.