While LG is not known for its reliability with firmware updates for its older tools. However, the company is now working to improve it. Did you know that the Android 10 is now used in two LG phones? The G8 ThinQ and the V50 ThinQ 5G both are running on the latest Android variation with LG UX 9.0. An upcoming release by LG Italy tells us that the company is planning to bring Android 10 to more devices, 9 to be specific. This means that by the end of 2020, LG will have released 9 more devices running on Android 10 – this year alone.
LG Phone Android 10 Upgrades
The phones chosen for the update includes LG V40 ThinQ, V50 ThinQ, G8X ThinQ, G8S ThinQ, G7 ThinQ, K50 S, K40 S, K50 and the Q60. The V50 devices across the globe are eligible for an upgrade due in February followed by the G8X in Q2. In the third quarter, we will see an update emerge for the G7, the G8S and as well as the V40 phones. Towards the end of the year, LG K50 S, K40 S, K50 and Q60 will be released in Q4.
The worldwide V50 devices are initially eligible the upgrade in February, complied with by the G8X in Q2. The G7, G8S as well as V40 are set up for Q3,2020 The last phones in line are the LG K50 S, K40 S, K50 as well as Q60 which are getting the large upgrade in Q4 2020. LG is planning to bring Android 10 with LG’s UX 9.0 to these nine smartphones by the end of 2020.
The G8 is a special model, no doubt since it is the only LG phone to have received an Android 10 update. However, the company is already working to release an upgrade for nine of its devices this year. With the announcement first made by LG Italy, it looks as if it is accurate enough. Again, the availability will depend on country and carrier. LG V50 can rejoice since they are among the first ones to receive the Android 10 update. It is expected to happen sometime early February.
LG UX 9.0
Besides the tons of new features and improvements that come as part of the Android 10 update, this upgrade will also feature the new LG UX 9.0. This completely changes the phone’s UI, making it cleaner and nicer to use. It is also more user-friendly now and finding your way around is easier. Some critics mention that the new LG UI is quite similar the Samsung’s latest One UI Interface. The design and composition of the elements look pretty much the same. However, this also brings us to advantage. Where LG thoughtfully placed the tab near the bottom so users would be able to reach it easily, Samsung let it go. The reactions to the teaser were mixed. We will know more as soon as the updates start rolling out.