LG V30 and LG G6 represent the current flagship models of the manufacturer, were launched in 2017. And both will receive the new Android Oreo update, but while the first will be waiting a few more months, LG V30 has already received the Android 8.0 Oreo stable update in South Korea and is also in beta program in several countries.
According to a new press release released by the company, LG V30 and LG G6 have been included in the special program of Google – Android Enterprise Recommended – devices under this program can expect to get monthly security updates, within 90 days of release, for a minimum of three years.
To receive this type of certification, some simple rules must be respected, among these are the mandatory updates for security patches – every 90 days – and in this case, also the transition to Android 8.1 Oreo update.
So this way, the latest version of Android is confirmed for both top devices of the South Korean. In order to offer the highest levels of security, and be selected by companies, in compliance with Google standards.
As of now, no release dates have been announced. However, the update will arrive in the next few months.
The Android Enterprise Recommended program requires smartphones to run Android 7.0 Nougat and above, have support for zero-touch enrolment (only on Android Oreo), provide the above-mentioned mandatory delivery of Android security updates within 90 days of release (for a minimum 3 years), have availability of unlocked devices, and apply a consistent application experience across different user profiles.
At launch, Google is partnering with numerous OEMs to get several smartphone variants onboard with the program. The list includes: BlackBerry KEYone, BlackBerry Motion, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P10, P10 Plus, P10 Lite, P smart, LG V30, LG G6, Motorola X4, Motorola Z2, Nokia 8, Sony Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, XZ Premium, XA2, and XA2 Ultra.