LG Smartphones To Get 'Ice Creamed' Next Year

LG's Android powered smartphones will be receiving with the Ice Cream Sandwich update in the coming months, according to new reports.

"LG will be offering the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) OS upgrade for a range of LG smart-phones which were introduced this year," the company said on its Facebook page, according to a report by The News Factor.

"The global upgrade schedule will begin in the second and third quarters of 2012, which will be followed by a global rollout," LG added.

According to the report, the first LG devices to be getting the Android 4.0 update include the likes of LG Optimus 2x, Prada Phone by LG 3.0, LG Optimus LTE, LG Optimus Sol, LG Eclipse as well as the LG myTouch Q.

After all these devices are ‘Ice-Creamed', the next batch to be receiving the update will comprise of LG Optimus 3D, LG Optimus Big, LG Optimus Q2, LG Optimus Blac and LG Optimus EX.

In comparison to LG, Samsung's Android devices on the other hand will be getting the updates much earlier. Samsung - the Galaxy maker, also hails from South Korea, and has been competing against LG in the consumer electronics market on various fronts.