LG Q7, Q7+ received Android 9.0 Pie Update in South Korea, Will T-mobile Q7+ get Pie Update?

LG has just released the Android 9.0 Pie Update for the LG Q7 and LG Q7+ in South Korea.

The update arrives as software version V20a and includes the latest Android Security Patch.

  • S/W Version: Q720L20a (Q7, LG U+) (9/24)
  • – S/W Version: Q720K20a (Q7, KT) (9/24)
  • – S/W Version: Q720S20a (Q7, SKT) (9/24)
  • – S/W Version: Q725L20a (Q7+, LG U+) (9/24)
  • – S/W Version: Q725K20a (Q7+, KT) (9/24)
  • – S/W Version: Q725S20a (Q7+, SKT) (9/24)

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Here is the full changelog of this Pie Update for LG Q7 and LG Q7 plus:

-Pie OS upgrade
-Gesture home button function has been added.
-Drag the home button up to see your recent history, or drag left or right to switch to recently used apps.
-Added a setting to always adjust the media volume when pressing the volume button.
-Preview is provided at the bottom right when capturing screen.
-Screen recording function has been added.
-Added battery saving feature.
-You can set whether to run each app background.
-Screen rotation button is provided in the home touch button area when screen rotation is required.
-Improved security so that you can turn off the power after unlocking.
-Added lock icon display setting for added security.
-Press and hold the power button to stop Smart Lock, biometrics and lock screen notifications when the lock is executed.
-When auto-brightness is set, the user can learn the brightness control pattern and set the brightness automatically.
-“Sunset to Sunrise” setting has been added to the viewable mode.
-You can manage the folder access and Wi-Fi control permissions of the app.
-SD card encryption removes the limitation that the screen lock can only be set by PIN or password.
-Fixed the placement of the home screen so that the location of apps and widgets on the home screen does not change regardless of the user’s intention.

For your information, The South Korea Version LG Q7 comes with the model number LMQ720L, LMQ720K, and LMQ720S, while the LG Q7 plus has the model number LMQ725L, LMQ725K, and LMQ725S.

According to a listing in Android Enterprise Solutions Directory, The International LG Q7+ (LM-Q610(FGN), LM-Q617.FGN) supports Android Pie 9.0 Update too, LG might release the Pie Update for the LG Q7+ for the global market too.

   "brand": "LGE",
   "name": "LG Q7+",
   "imageUrl": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/6pPFrIgvmUnsurNM30ErBxL1ZA8pl24vPmNZMIADFWwRjMmuJjOGJqCZZl4QQnrQAkWEM-IX8LyD",
   "models": "LM-Q610(FGN), LM-Q617.FGN, LM-Q725K, LM-Q725L, LM-Q725S, LM-Q727L, LM-Q727S, LM-Q727K",
   "hardwareFeatures": {
    "formFactor": "Phone",
    "display": "5.5-inch",
    "ram": "4.0GB",
    "flash": "64GB",
    "os": "Android 9",
    "telephonySupport": "Telephony Supported",
    "fingerprintSupport": "Fingerprint Supported",
    "nfcSupport": "NFC Supported",
    "zeroTouchSupport": "Zero Touch Supported"

In the U.S. There are three variants of the LG Q7+, namely the Unlocked Q7 plus LMQ617QA, LMQ610MA(Metro By T-mobile) and LMQ610TA (T-mobile).

The LG Q7+ was launched in August 2018 with Android Oreo 8.1 OS preinstalled, Maybe LG will release the Pie Update for the LG Q7 from MetroPCS and T-mobile.

Considering that the LG V30 from T-mobile has not received the Pie Yet, Maybe we can See the Pie Update on Q7+ T-mobile in 2020.