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LG V30 update: Android Oreo available for Indian V30+; Verizon rolls out May patch

In line with Google’s Android Enterprise Recommended Program, the LG V30 is expected to join a few other devices in receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update. At the moment, LG V30 and V30+ have already been updated to Android Oreo in Korea, which is nothing out of the expectations. LG has always updated devices in the local market first before moving out to global markets.

Prior to this update, the expectation was that LG V30 will go straight to Android 8.1 as opposed to taking the 8.0 route. In addition to this, being part of the Enterprise Recommended program means that you’ll receive security updates for at least three years, with each update rolling out within 90 days of Google releasing it.

However, according to the latest developments, LG V30 will still receive Android 8.0 Oreo. Surprisingly, Verizon Wireless, which has a poor track record in software updates, has a ready Oreo update for the V30. The update, which weighs 1.7GB and installs software version VS99620a, is rolling out over the air and comes with February’s Android security patches.

Even more interesting is the fact that LG is also adding the AI camera features that made their debut on the LG V30S ThinQ at the MWC to the V30. The update has already been rolled out in South Korea and we expect it to cross over to other markets sooner than later.

Note that folks in the U.S. using the V30 started receiving Oreo beta on January 14, 2018, coming in as software version US99818F. As you’d expect, though, this was for the unlocked V30 handsets only. In India, users of the LG V30 Plus had to wait until July 13, 2018 for the Oreo update to arrive. Like other regions, Indian also gets the V30S’ ThinQ capabilities on the V30 Plus.

While at it, you might also be interested in checking out device lists of other OEMs:

LG V30 Android P release date

Expected release date: Q1 2019

LG V30/V30+ Current OS Android P
AT&T Android 8.0 Expected (early 2019)
Sprint Android 8.0 Expected (early 2019)
T-Mobile Android 8.0 Expected (early 2019)
Verizon Android 8.0 Expected (early 2019)
U.S. Unlocked Android 8.0 Expected (early 2019)

AT&T LG V30 update

Android Oreo release date: Released (March 28)

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
5 June 2018 H93120d Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch
28 Mar 2018 H93120c Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 and March 2018 security patch
 13 Feb 2018  H93111N Android 7.1.2  January 2018 Android security updates, including KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability fix
6 Oct 2017 H93110h Android 7.1.2 OLED display enhancements and September 2017 security patch

Sprint LG V30+ update

Android Oreo release date: Released (March 20, 2018)

Date Firmware version Android OS Changelog
20 March 2018 LS99820a Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo and March 2018 security patch
 7 Nov 2017  LS99811a Android 7.1.2  October 2017 security patch, optimizes performance and changes signal strength indicator

T-Mobile LG V30 update

Android Oreo release date: Released on 29 May 2018

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
25 June 2018 H93220j Android 8.0 Provides various bug fixes and system improvements
29 May 2018 H93220h Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo (Originally released on May 7, paused on May 12, and resumed on May 29)
 31 Jan 2018  H93210d Android 7.1  January 2018 security patch
3 Nov 2017 H93210c Android 7.1 October 2017 security patch and driver update to distinguish between V30 and V30+
13 Oct 2017 H93210b Original software Original software

Verizon LG V30 update

Android Oreo release date: Released on 9 March 2018

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
16 July 2018 VS99620d Android 8.0 Security patches up to May 2018
20 Apr 2018 VS99620b Android 8.0 AI Camera, a new startup screen displaying “V30 ThinQ”, and March 2018 security patches
9 Mar 2019 VS99620a Android 8.0 Android 8.0.0 Oreo and February 2018 security patches
 16 Jan 2018 VS99610e Android 7.1.2  December 2017 security patch, a wireless charging indicator, improved HD Voice call screen and more
6 Oct 2017 VS99610c Android 7.1.2 September 2017 security patch and Blueborne security patch

U.S. Cellular/U.S. Unlocked LG V30 update

Android Oreo release date: April 2018 (expected)

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
5 May 2018 US99820a Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo stable
 13 Jan 2018  US99818f Android 8.0  Android 8.0 Oreo beta and January 2018 security patch

 

This post was last modified on July 16, 2018, 10:05 am

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