[Cont. updated] LG’s upcoming software updates tracker

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New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on October 9, 2020) follows:

Google released Android 11 last month and several OEMs have provided the latest OS update to their devices as beta and stable versions but LG is not among them.

LG has been a bit slow with software updates as the OEM is still providing the year-old Android 10 update to its devices.

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To recall, LG shared a software update schedule for LG G8s ThinQ, LG V40 ThinQ, and LG G7 ThinQ back in September.

Now, another software update schedule along with the list of devices has been shared by LG for the fourth quarter of 2020.

This time, the update schedule includes a bunch of devices including LG V50S, LG Q70, and LG X6 (2019) that will get performance updates.

Also, the OEM has shared details of the September security patch and a list of eligible devices that will receive a bunch of new features.

The devices include LG Wing, LG Velvet, LG V50S ThinQ, LG X4 (2019), LG V50 ThinQ, LG G8 ThinQ, LG Q9, LG V40 ThinQ, LG Q8 (2018), LG Q61, and LG G7 ThinQ.

These devices are slated to get new updates along with new features in the near future, although some might be receiving the updates already.

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(Source 1, 2)

LG has released the Android 10 update for most of its devices but the OEM has been very slow with the OS update.

It must be noted that the LG G8s ThinQ Android 10 update was supposed to roll out from October 08 in India but there is still no sign of the OS update.

Today, LG started rolling out the Android 10 update to LG G8X ThinQ units in South Africa months after other regional variants of the device had received the same.

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Hopefully, LG strives to deliver faster updates to its eligible devices considering many OEMs are way ahead in the game.

That said, you can check out our LG Android 10 update tracker to get the latest updates on the topic.

Update 1 (November 03)

IST 10:55 am: LG Korea has now shared the changelogs for devices that will be getting new software updates in November. These include the LG Wing, LG V50 ThinQ, LG G8 ThinQ, and LG Q9.

We’ve added the changelogs below, however, these are translated versions of the update logs so there might be slight discrepancies:

LG Wing changelog

– Improved swivel mode performance
– Camera gimbal mode quality improvement
– Improving fingerprint recognition performance

V50 ThinQ changelog

– Chat + corporate messaging service support (LG U+, KT, SKT)

LG G8 ThinQ changelog

– Chatbot message bubble size adjustment

LG Q9 changelog

– Enhanced mobile phone security with Google security updates

Update 1 (November 09)

IST 11:58 am: Sticking to its schedule, LG has indeed released a new update for the LG G8 ThinQ. The update is rolling out carrying the software version G820N20s or G820NO20s depending on the model in South Korea.

While it does not bring any major new changes or improvements, it enhances the security of the device with a newer security patch according to the official listing.

Update 2 (November 13)

IST 05:09 pm: LG is now rolling out software updates for the LG Wing and the LG V50 ThinQ in its home country. The update for the LG Wing bears the software version F100N10r and the LG V50 ThinQ is getting an update with the software version V500N20x/V500NO20x.

LG Wing changelog (translated):

– The ability to move apps between the main screen and the second screen has been added.
– Overall features such as home, gallery, video and media controller in swivel mode have been stabilized.
– Swivel mode performance has been further improved.
– A wallpaper theme has been added.

– Improvements have been made so that focus is automatically adjusted even after focusing by touching the screen when shooting the camera.
– Fixed a problem where group settings could not be established when synchronizing Google contacts.
– When setting the theme keyboard, the compatibility with the market app has been improved.
– Mobile phone security has been enhanced with regular Google security updates

LG V50 ThinQ changelog (translated):

-Corporate messaging service has been added to Chat+.
-The phenomenon that the call recording does not end intermittently even after the call ends has been improved.
-The phenomenon that the screen does not rotate intermittently has been improved.
-The phenomenon that the screen is not locked when the call ends with the dual screen closed has been improved.
-Mobile phone security has been enhanced with Google security updates.

Update 3 (November 17)

IST 04:30 pm: LG is now rolling out a new software update for the LG V35 ThinQ in Korea as version V350N30b/V350NO30b. The update brings a new security patch as well as a few improvements. Check out the changelog (translated) below:

– Point color setting has been added.
– The design of the volume control bar provided on the screen when pressing the volume button has been improved.
– The call popup size has been improved to be smaller.
– Chat + message reservation transmission function has been added (LG U+, KT, SKT)
– Added setting for each day of the week to the automatic restart function of the mobile phone.
– Mobile phone security has been strengthened with regular Google security updates.

Update 4 (November 20)

IST 06:35 pm: LG has rolled out a new update for the LG X6 (2019) model in Korea. The new update is rolling out as version X625N20h/X625NO20h and only brings an updated security patch as per the changelog shared on its Korean website.

Update 5 (November 26)

IST 07:15 pm: The Android 10 update is now live for the LG Q61 and the LG Q51 in South Korea. Users can download the update via LG Bridge or as an OTA update.

Update 6 (November 28)

IST 10:40 am: LG has begun seeding a new software update for the LG Q52 in Korea. It carries the software version Q520N10f and improves the call quality as well as brings an updated security patch to the device.

Update 7 (November 30)

IST 12:30 pm: LG Korea has yet again shared details of the upcoming update to several of the company’s smartphones. Following is the translated version of the information:

LG Wing performance update

-Improving fingerprint recognition performance

V40 ThinQ Performance Update

-Block message restoration function applied
-Enhanced mobile phone security with Google security updates

X2(2019) performance update

-Enhanced mobile phone security with Google security updates

Q52 performance update

-Video call vertical reversal correction

X4(2019) performance update

-Fixed an error in saving location information when checking the taken photo PC

Update 8 (December 01)

IST 04:30 pm: LG has begun rolling out a new update for the LG V60 ThinQ 5G which brings the November patch to the device. This update bears the software version V600TM10x and is available over the air and via the LG Bridge application as per a report.

Update 9 (December 05)

IST 09:40 pm: LG has begun rolling out a new update for the LG V40 ThinQ in Korea. It bears the software version V409N30e/V409NO30e and brings a couple of improvements. We’ve shared the translated changelog below:

– Call quality has been improved.
– The screen flickering phenomenon when playing a sound source in Kakao Music has been improved.
– Mobile phone security has been strengthened with regular Google security updates.
(Source)

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