LG G4 first to serve up Android Marshmallow

October 16th, 2015
LG G4 smartphone owners will be the first in the world to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS update.

LG G4 owners in Poland will begin receiving their M upgrade beginning next week with other markets in Europe, Asia and the Americas to follow.

The latest update to the Android operating system offers a number of features designed to enhance the user experience, such as:

Permissions have been simplified with greater control of the information applications can access, not only at the installation stage but any time

Silent feature for sound and vibrate mode as well as a Do Not Disturb mode to block all sounds or only alarms and notifications

Doze Mode which shuts down background processing of certain apps when the phone is not in use, to significantly prolong battery life

“By working closely with Google, LG has been able to bring Android 6.0 to the G4 ahead of any of our competitors,” said Chris Yie, vice president and head of marketing communications for LG Mobile Communications Company. “While speed alone isn’t an indicator of great service, it does go a long way toward giving consumers the confidence that LG is committed to its existing customers first.”


Details of the Android M upgrade schedule and affected models will be announced in South Africa mid to end November 2015.

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