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LG V20 receives belated Android Oreo update on Verizon

September 18, 2018

While iOS 12 has just begun rolling out for iPhones as old and modest as the 5s, 6, and SE, the world’s first device to run Android 7.0 Nougat out the box back in 2016 is now getting its over-the-air Oreo update on America’s largest wireless network.

That’s not a typo, mind you, as the LG V20 is barely moving up to Android version 8.0, which Google originally released more than a year ago. Obviously, this horrible delay is largely LG’s fault (and partly Verizon’s, too), although Google has to take some responsibility for Oreo’s horrendous distribution numbers as well.

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