LG announce the mid-range Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy running Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box

LG Midrange phones

Mobile World Congress 2015 may only be a few days away, but that just means smartphone manufacturers will be jumping the gun to get their products a little time in the limelight. As shown here with LG’s announcement of its new mid-range lineup of smartphones (Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy) running Android 5.0 Lollipop. LG say that this new range of smartphones will be on display at the MWC.

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Here’s when your Android smartphone will receive the Lollipop update


If you’re wondering when your HTC, Samsung, Sony, LG or Huawei smartphone is set to receive the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update, then wonder no more. Here at Talk Android, we have compiled a list extracted from a variety of sources, predominantly leaks, to provide you with an estimated timeframe of when your beloved handset should start receiving the upgrade.

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LG executive claims that smartphone form factors have reached their peak for now


LG, maker of smartphones like the G3 and G Flex, is one of the top Android manufacturers on the market. The G Flex mentioned was also one of the first smartphones ever created that featured a curved display.

Despite this groundbreaking accomplishment, LG’s Director of Global Corporate Communications has stated that there’s not much else possible for smartphone form factors at this time.
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A little sandpaper can magically transform your LG G Watch R into a G Watch Urbane


When LG announced the Watch Urbane yesterday, many G Watch R owners looked at their current watch and probably said to themselves, “Damn, I have to buy a new watch now.” Well actually you might not. If you consider yourself a DIY person, you might be able to get that Urbane look by the end of the day while everyone else waits drooling for the official release.

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LG is developing a new high-end processor for mobile phones


We have heard many a rumor that LG has been working on their own processors for mobile phones. The last we heard about it was a report in September claiming the processor known as “Odin” was ready for a release this year.

It’s possible that particular version of the processor was scrapped because a new report from the same source states that LG was working on an octa-core featuring Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53 cores, but it’s now scrapped due to overheating issues. Where have we heard that one before?

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