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LG G6 receives Android Oreo update, rebranded to G6 ThinQ

The LG G6 comes with a Snapdragon 821 SoC and a 5.7-inch QHD screen

  • Published: August 9, 2018 5:45 PM IST
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While Google has officially released the Android 9 Pie operating system earlier this week, LG has finally started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update on its last year’s flagship G6 smartphone in India. The update not only brings in new features but also rebrands the smartphone to be called the LG G6 ThinQ. Last month, LG rebranded the V30+ smartphone with ThinQ features with a similar Android 8.0 Oreo update.

The new Oreo update is about 1.8GB in size and comes with a build number of OPRR1.170623.032 and software version V20f-IND-XX, as reported by Fonearena. In terms of feature enhancements, the update offers a new home screen layout and an improved notifications management, among many other small-time features.

A new camera layout is also included. Unfortunately though, the update does not bring in the AI camera features that the V30+ received with Android Oreo. The update is currently available for all the LG G6 users in India. If you cannot see the notification for the OTA update, then you can manually check for it in the system settings.

In terms of specifications, the LG G6 features a 5.7-inch QHD display with a resolution of 1440×2880 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 821 SoC coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is fueled by a 3,300mAh battery that comes equipped with Quick Charge 3.0.

Watch: LG G6 Review

In terms of optics, the LG G6 features dual 13-megapixel sensors at the back and a 5-megapixel selfie camera at the front. For connectivity, the LG G6 has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/AGPS, NFC, USB Type-C and 3.5 mm audio jack. Currently, the LG G6 is available on Amazon for Rs 27,950

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  • Published Date: August 9, 2018 5:45 PM IST