It marks the end of an era where the latest LG phone available through a US national carrier has been dropped for once.
According to a report Wave 7 study, AT&T has dropped LG Velvet, the latest LG smartphone model available through a national carrier in the United States. The LG Velvet is a sleek dual-screen design that focuses on form and aesthetics and received generally favorable reviews.
LG was once one of the leading smartphone makers known for its revolutionary – and sometimes bizarre – design. Unfortunately, LG has struggled to break the dominance in the premium market by Apple and Samsung. A few years after losing ground, LG finally threw away the towel, but not before Velvet left, its last hurray.
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Fortunately for users, LG promised to provide software updates for phones to choose from, and Velvet is one of those models. The phone started receiving Android 12 in March and users should at least get the update via Android 13.
Meanwhile, the omission of velvet from AT & T’s lineup marks the end of LG’s race in the smartphone space and removes one of the most innovative players on the market.