LG has been the official manufacturer of Nexus smartphones, the Nexus 4
and Nexus 5
, for two years in a row, but the South Korean major has not announced Android 4.4 KitKat update rollout plan for its devices, yet.
However, SFR, a French mobile carrier has purportedly revealed that LG will be releasing the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the company's flagship smartphone, the LG G2 in November or December 2013. As per the leaked SFR device listing, the LG G2 is expected to receive the Android 4.4 KitKat update via FOTA (firmware over the air).
As of now, there are no details whether the Android 4.4 KitKat update schedule for LG G2 is exclusive for the French carrier, SFR or the update will be globally released in November or December. Unfortunately there is no word on the Android 4.4 update for other LG smartphones such as LG Optimus G Pro and LG Optimus G.
Google launched the much-anticipated Nexus 5 smartphone and also introduced Android 4.4 KitKat.
The new Android iteration brings some new features such as a new translucent menu bar, which is located at the bottom of the screen; new dialler and caller ID; unified Hangouts messaging app; Smarter Google Now integration; Step detector, the Android 4.4 brings platform support for two new composite sensors, step detector and step counter and also brings support for screen recording.