After releasing the update in South Korea, LG has started testing Android 8.0 Oreo for the V30 in the US. At least one LG V30 owner received the update for its US unlocked version of the smartphone. Beta testers of LG V30 will be able to download Android Oreo beta and flashing them on their smartphones. LG hasn’t given a definite launch date for the stable rollout.
Please note that the beta versions are often unstable and can make your device behave erratically. Therefore it is recommended that you install beta updates from verified sources. According to Phonearena, the update comes with the latest January security patch in the beta build.
Android 8.0 Oreo brings performance improvements to the LG V30 with faster boot time and efficient handling of background applications. It also brings a streamlined user experience and security improvements in the form of Google Play Protect that checks applications for malware in the background. It also brings user-centric features like picture-in-picture mode, smart text selection and autofill that works with password manages like LastPass.
To recap on the specifications front, the LG V30 sports a 6-inch (2,880 x 1,440) resolution display and aspect ratio of 18:9. The OLED display also supports High Dynamic Range 10 (HDR) content and Always On mode.
It is powered by a Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Armed with 3,300mAh battery, the smartphone supports fast charging.