Verizon finally started distributing Android 8.0 Oreo for their LG G6 devices. After Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8, Verizon started rolling the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Verizon LG G6. The update on the LG G6 features the latest security patch which means you will get the April 2018 Security patch update along with Android 8.0 Oreo. The new update bumps the software version to vs98820a with build number OPR1.170623.032.
Talking about the specs, LG G6 features a 5.7-inches display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by Quad-core (2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) and Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32/64/128GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the LG G6 comes with Dual 13MP (f/1.8, OIS, 3-axis, phase detection AF) + 13 MP (f/2.4, no AF), dual-LED flash and 5MP front shooting camera.
The update is currently rolling via OTA (Over the air) to users. The rollout is in a phase-wise manner, it may take a couple of days or weeks to receive the update notification on your phone. If you are not patient, then you can upgrade Verizon LG G6 to Android 8.0 Oreo with software version vs98820a manually.
Before diving into how to check software update, let’s recap the Android 8.0 Features,
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What’s on Android 8.1 Oreo?
Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest released sweet from Google. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
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New features for Android Oreo:
- Notifications Channels
- Picture In A Picture
- Multi-Display Support
- Keyboard Navigation
- Background Limits
- New Wi-Fi Features
- Better Icons
- Device Support: Verizon LG G6
- Release date: 22 May 2018
- Android version: 8.0.0
- Security patch level (SPL): April 1, 2018
- Build number: OPR1.170623.032
- Software version: vs98820a
- File size: 1.79GB