LG Finally Rolling Out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean To Optimus G


LG has finally begun rolling out its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Optimus G, almost seven months after Google first announced the platform update. The update is currently reaching handsets in South Korea on the SK Telecom network, but those in the United States shouldn’t have to wait too long for it. As you’d expect, this release brings a number of new features that will significantly improve the performance and user experience of your handset.

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes with a number of significant changes, including Project Butter — which is sure to improve the performance of your Optimus G — and Google Now. It isn’t quite Android 4.2, which offers additional features like Daydream and lock screen widgets, but it’s certainly a major upgrade.

The update should be available to download over-the-air, but PocketDroid reports it can also be downloaded using LG’s Mobile Support Tool for PC. Hopefully, it’ll arrive in the U.S. in the coming weeks. How long it’ll take to pass through the carriers, however, is the big question.