LG is rolling out Android Oreo to V30 phones on Verizon

Doris Richards
March 12, 2018

The company has announced the Android Oreo update for Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus on its official Twitter handle. Users can check status of the update by going into Settings About Phone System update. Android Oreo has other features like including Background limits, installation of apps via APK, over 60 new emojis, notification dots, Wide-gamut colour for apps, Snoozing individual notification, Adaptive icons, Keyboard navigation, WebView enhancements and much more. The Xperia actions feature is said to intelligently suggest actions to users based on their usage.

The Android 8.0 Oreo update brings all the stock Android Oreo features on the Xperia R1 and R1 Plus but with a little bit of touch from Sony.

Firstly, several users are posting about the Wi-Fi SSD issue after the update and secondly, the update is making several third-party apps to crash. While the former comes with 16GB internal storage coupled with 2GB RAM, the latter offers 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM. Coming to the specifications, the smartphones feature a 5.2-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. On the front is an 8MP sensor for selfies and video calls. Both phones are backed by a 2620mAh capacity battery, which is slightly on the smaller side when compared to their competition. Currently, the update is being rolled out in India, Taiwan, and Italy. Now, if you are having a Xperia R1 and R1 Plus and are residing in India then you will receive the update to Android 8.0 Oreo on your device automatically via an over-the-air update. The update arrives as version 2.19.400.1 in some regions while in others it is arriving as version 2.19.709.2. As promised, the rollout of the software update began last week for all eligible handsets. Unfortunately, the update only includes the January security patch and not the latest one from March or even February. The country's largest mobile carrier has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the LG V30 on its network.

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