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LG is bringing its Velvet UI to older flagships, starting with the V50

LG is bringing its Velvet UI to older flagships, starting with the V50

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LG G8 ThinQ Android 10 rollout continues with US unlocked model (Update: T-Mobile)

LG G8 ThinQ Android 10 rollout continues with US unlocked model (Update: T-Mobile)

LG's tendency to update its devices incredibly slowly has become something of a running gag in the tech community, especially after the company unveiled a 'Software Upgrade Center' last year that didn't change matters much. It seems like the company's current flagship is receiving Android 10 in a timely manner, but don't get excited yet.

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Unlocked LG G8 falls to $400 ($450 off) on Amazon

Unlocked LG G8 falls to $400 ($450 off) on Amazon

The flagship smartphone competition is always fierce, and LG's phones haven't exactly been among the best lately. It was virtually impossible to recommend the G8 at its $849.99 MSRP, but it's one hell of a phone with the latest and greatest specs for $399.99.

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LG V20 finally starts getting Android Pie, LG G8 Android 10 due by year's end

LG V20 finally starts getting Android Pie, LG G8 Android 10 due by year's end

The LG V20, the company's last flagship with a removable battery, is three years old now, but the Korean manufacturer hasn't forgotten about it. LG V20s in Korea are currently being updated to Android Pie, with US carrier units hopefully following along shortly, if the past is any indication. LG also announced that its spring flagship phone, the G8 ThinQ, will be updated to Android 10 in the fourth quarter.

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LG begins Android 10 beta program for G8 ThinQ

LG begins Android 10 beta program for G8 ThinQ

LG may not be the most celebrated Android OEM on the planet, but that hasn't stopped it from pursuing success on the heels of its expanding G series smartphones. For customers who have stuck with the South Korean manufacturer, we have a bit of exciting news for you. Just one month after Google released Android 10 into the wild, LG is ready to let G8 ThinQ take it for a spin.

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Grab an unlocked LG G8 ThinQ for only $500 on Amazon ($350 off)

Grab an unlocked LG G8 ThinQ for only $500 on Amazon ($350 off)

One of LG's latest flagship phones is currently on sale at Amazon. The LG G8 ThinQ was already decently discounted last month, albeit with some extra Amazon bloat. We even saw the T-Mobile edition going for just $375. Now we've finally spotted a deal on the regular, carrier-friendly unlocked G8 for just $500, which is a $350 discount off list price.

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LG G8 in T-Mobile unlocked form is just $375 (50% off) on eBay

LG G8 in T-Mobile unlocked form is just $375 (50% off) on eBay

In the past couple of years, LG's flagship smartphones haven't really stood out from the rest. However, they are known for one thing: depreciation. Right now, you can get a brand-new, T-Mobile unlocked LG G8 for just $374.99 — half as much as T-Mobile charges. A 50% discount for a new, current-gen flagship is a pretty ridiculous deal.

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[Update: Moto Z4 and One Vision] ARCore support comes to Pixel 3a, OnePlus 7, LG G8, and a bunch of Apple devices

[Update: Moto Z4 and One Vision] ARCore support comes to Pixel 3a, OnePlus 7, LG G8, and a bunch of Apple devices

Every few weeks, Google updates its ARCore support list with new devices. This time around, Google's added the two new LG flagship phones — the G8 and the V50 — as well as four iPad models and the iPhone XR.

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The LG G8 ThinQ is a steal at only $500 on Amazon ($350 off)

The LG G8 ThinQ is a steal at only $500 on Amazon ($350 off)

If you're looking for a decent phone with high-end specs and don't want to break the bank, look no more: LG's latest flagship just dropped to $500 on Amazon, which is a very reasonable price given its internals. Since the handset was selling for $850 when it came out in April, the $350 markdown in such a short time is quite impressive.

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LG Pay debuts in US with magstripe reading and cash back rewards program

LG Pay debuts in US with magstripe reading and cash back rewards program

More than a year after it was reported that LG would be launching a mobile payment service with compatibility for magnetic stripe terminals in the United States, the company has finally announced the arrival of LG Pay for the LG G8 ThinQ. Though we can say that Samsung Pay finally has a one-to-one competitor in its space, it will take a good while before spreading out to other devices.

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