An FAQ page on LG’s South Korean site suggests that the company will continue to roll out Android 11 update for eligible phones and it is also planning to roll out Android 12 for some handsets. But LG says the Android 12 OS rollout plans will vary for different markets.
As mentioned, these upgrade plans may be adjusted keeping in mind Google’s distribution schedule and the performance of the selected phones while testing the new Android 12 software. This means that while LG is looking to roll out Android 12 to selected handsets in the future, it may scrap the plan altogether if there are problems during the testing phase.
LG announced the decision to withdraw from the smartphone business just a day ago after years of recurring losses. The mobile division at LG has logged nearly six years of losses totalling some $4.5 billion (roughly Rs. 33,010 crore). Moving forward, the company looks to focus on growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices, and smart homes.