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LG V50 ThinQ gets stable Android 10 update in South Korea, global rollout to follow

LG V50
LG V50 (Image credit: Android Central)

What you need to know

  • The stable Android 10 update for LG's V50 ThinQ is now rolling out in South Korea.
  • It includes the December 2019 Android security patch, along with all the Android 10 goodies like full gesture navigation.
  • An Android 10 beta program for V50 ThinQ owners in South Korea was launched last month.

LG had rolled out the stable Android 10 update for its flagship G8 ThinQ last month. It has now started pushing Android 10 to the V50 ThinQ in South Korea. While the update was rolled out to users who were enrolled in the beta program last week, it is now available for V50 ThinQ units running Android Pie as well.

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The update brings several new features, including a new pop-up window mode, full gesture navigation, and many more. As per the update changelog shared by Max Weinbach from XDA Developers, the Android 10 update for the V50 ThinQ also includes the December 2019 security patch, and an updated Camera app with the photo and video modes separated from one another.

LG is likely to commence the global rollout of the Android 10 update for the V50 ThinQ within the next few weeks. It began pushing the stable Android 10 update for the G8 ThinQ in the U.S. and a few other global markets earlier this month, roughly a month after the initial rollout in South Korea.

LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG V50 ThinQ is among the more affordable flagship 5G-enabled smartphones currently on sale in the U.S. The smartphone boasts an impressive OLED FullVision display with Quad HD+ resolution and is powered by a 7nm Snapdragon 855 processor. It impresses in the camera department with a triple-lens setup at the back and dual selfie cameras. The V50 ThinQ 5G also has a large 4,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

Babu Mohan
News Writer
  • No info regarding the G8X ?
  • Okay, someone from LG gave me the info : end of Q1.
  • When do you reckon I'd get the update for my G8 in the states (T-mobile)?
  • Any love for the G7?
  • 2yr old flagship LG V30+ (sprint), at this very moment I have Android 8.0.0 Probably going to be my last LG phone for a while. Which sucks but wtf..
  • Did you try to upgrade with LG Bridge or manually with a firmware and LG UP ?
  • I know someone who actually saw one of the nearly finished prototype of GO and V60 models.
    I can report for sure they're both LG Dual Screen compatible, under Android 10 and one of them has a curved OLED screen (V60).
    In term of design, similar to GiX for the front (apart from the curved screen for the V60) and some minor changes for the back.