According to LG's managing director in Levant, Kevin Cha, “This Android phone is just one of many smartphone models we plan to introduce worldwide in the years ahead.” In Canada, the LG GW620 is distributed by Rogers Wireless.
After the phone was first released, it contained Android Cupcake. After this LG decided to upgrade this phone to Android 2.2. Now other sites are starting to release higher versions. The highest version that this phone can be updated to is Android 4.0.3 via Cyanogen Roms.