If you own one of LG’s E-Series of Android tablets, which include the G Pad 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1, then we have some great news for you. Starting April 12th, LG is pushing Android 5.0 to the devices with a plethora of improvements and enhancements. Included in the update are upgraded UI elements which promise to make animations smoother, better color representation, faster response times, and optimized menus. Also included will be better battery management tools, more languages and a complete new way to interact with your notifications. All in all, this is a welcome update that will also include all of Lollipops many other improvements.
When April 12th rolls around, and if you have automatic updates turned on, the devices will automatically check for the update when you connect to a WiFi network. The update will not erase any data but will require that the devices have at least 40% battery life. For those of you that do not have autonomic updates turned on, you will need to update manually via the settings menu. Provided below is LG’s official statement on the improvements that can be expected from the update.
The update will offer overall enhancements including:
– UI Design: Will include faster response rates, smoother motion,
optimized menus, and more vivid colors.
– Notifications: Offers new ways to control how e-mails are sent and
received, including the option to respond to e-mail directly from the lock
– Battery Management: Device will estimate battery life and charging
– Greater Computing Power: Access to 15 additional languages and four
times more powerful.