Android updates are always interesting to watch, as it takes time to reach all devices, and users need to keep an eye out for the announcement for their phone. This time it appears that an LG phone is the one who received the stable Android Pie update.
LG announced the list of devices that will receive the update, as well as a date for each one. The LG G7 ThinQ was listed there, and the stable Android Pie was supposed to come out in 2019. It appears that LG is keeping its word, and it has been reported that the update for the LG G7 ThinQ started rolling out in Korea.
In fact, the Korean users started receiving Pie updates since November, but back then there were beta updates. This time the final stable version is about to become available for everyone.
Android Pie features
Android Pie comes with multiple improvements and new features. The revamped Recent apps switcher is one of the changes, and the new Android version also comes with a new gesture navigation feature. These are two versions that LG has maintained in its Pie version.
If we take a look at the changelog for LG Korea we can see the complete list of changes. For example, the update comes with a battery saving feature and users can now see whether an app runs in the background.
The camera received the Magic Photo function. The update also brings dual app functionality. This means that it is possible to install two versions of the same app so you can use with different accounts. The list of supported apps includes Facebook, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, Line, Skype, Telegram, Kakaotalk, QQ Mobile, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), ICQ, Zalo, Hike Messenger, Snapchat.