While LG is done with smartphones, the company is fulfilling its promise of still supporting existing models. Now, the LG Velvet is getting its Android 12 update.
LG Velvet Stories April 15
LG Velvet Stories April 10, 2021
LG Velvet gets Android 11 in the US, Verizon first in line
The LG Velvet is the company’s last mainstream premium smartphone, but even with the company pulling its resources from the smartphone business, updates are still rolling out. This week, Android 11 was spotted rolling out to the LG Velvet in the United States.
LG Velvet Stories March 11, 2021
The rollout of Android 11 has been remarkably quick so far, but that’s thanks especially to Samsung being far ahead of its original schedule. LG, on the other hand, has only rolled out the update to one device, and the company’s official schedule paints a picture that’s even grimmer.
LG Velvet Stories September 3, 2020
LG Velvet Stories July 28, 2020
Looking at the smartphone market, there aren’t many stories as unfortunate as LG’s. Well, aside from HTC. Anyway, LG once pushed the Android market forward in more ways than one, but just a few years later it felt like the company just couldn’t keep up or come up with anything on its own. The LG Velvet is a soft reset of the company’s mainstream smartphone, and it gets a lot right.
LG Velvet Stories July 22, 2020
LG Velvet won’t be sold unlocked in the United States
A while after debuting internationally, the LG Velvet arrived in the United States today. Bad news, though. LG Velvet will only be sold through carriers, not unlocked.
LG Velvet Stories June 15, 2020
LG’s latest attempt in the smartphone space launched earlier this year in the LG Velvet, but the company was pretty quiet on how widely the phone would be available. Now, the LG Velvet has been confirmed to launch in Europe, North America, and several other regions around the globe.
LG Velvet Stories June 10, 2020
LG Velvet pops up w/ two-year-old Snapdragon 845 in some regions, 4G only
The LG Velvet marks a new era for the South Korean smartphone maker, and now the company appears to be releasing a new variant. An “LG Velvet 4G” just popped up in some regions packing a Snapdragon 845 chipset under the hood.
LG Velvet Stories May 7, 2020
LG Velvet Stories April 28, 2020
LG Velvet Stories April 24, 2020
It’s a weird time to launch a smartphone given we don’t have major events like MWC and smartphone makers can’t have in-person launch events or briefings. Still, companies are finding their way to market and, now, LG has officially announced the launch date of its LG Velvet smartphone.
LG Velvet Stories April 18, 2020
Between reports and official teasers, LG has been prepping something brand new for its Android smartphones. Tonight, LG has officially announced the “LG Velvet,” the first in a new line of phones that emphasizes design over specs.
LG Velvet Stories April 9, 2020
Reports have been coming out for the past couple of weeks regarding LG ditching its “G” series of smartphones in exchange for a completely revamped smartphone lineup. Now, LG is showing off the first glimpse at that new smartphone lineup which includes a completely revamped design language.
LG Velvet Stories April 6, 2020
Report: LG G9, or whatever it’s called, launches May 15
According to the latest report out of Korea, LG has big plans for May. Apparently, the company is gearing up to launch the LG G9 — or whatever it’s called — on May 15.
LG Velvet Stories March 30, 2020
LG’s G series lineup has been around for years, but it has been seeing less and less success as of late as the company’s V series becomes a fan favorite. Now, reports from Korea claim that LG has decided to ditch the “G” series branding altogether.
LG Velvet Stories March 23, 2020
LG Velvet Stories January 3, 2020