LG has now showed that the H930 and H930G style variants of its seminal LG V30 handset now function unlocked bootloaders, which means customers can set up other device on them, changing LG’s customized interface in the event that they so want.
That is lovely large information, to be fair, and one thing I want all Android phone makers would do, because it permits punters not to handiest prolong the lifecycle of their telephones but additionally customize the feel and appear of the handset’s device, one thing Android is supposed to be all about.
It is also any other MASSIVE reason why to pick up the excellent LG V30, which is easily one of my favourite phones ever.
With an Unlocked Bootloader, you’re unfastened to put in customized ROMs from the likes of CyanogenMod and spice up the efficiency of your handset with new options and, maximum impotently, Android updates once they land.
LG, like Samsung, isn't nice at getting Android updates out in a well timed model. Through permitting customers of its telephones to put in customized ROMs at the phone, it sort of will get round this factor, so why extra OEMs don't do that, I do not know.
This handiest applies to sure fashions of the V30 collection, on the other hand; you’ll wish to test LG Developer’s bootloader release instrument to look whether or not you’re V30 is supported. If you happen to’re within the UK, on the other hand, likelihood is that it is going to be. Ditto Europe and Italy.
Customers in the US, on the other hand, will most probably now not get get right of entry to should you purchased your V30 by the use of a service. A minimum of, now not but, anyway. Unlocked LG V30 handsets in the US are, on the other hand, integrated, so should you’re rocking one of them you'll now release the bootloader.
Here's a complete checklist of the LG V30 variants which are featured in LG’s Unlocked Bootloader program:
- LG V30: H930 for some Ecu marketplace and H930G (Italy handiest)
- LG G6: US997.USA for the U.S. open marketplace
- LG G6: H870 for the Ecu marketplace
- LG V20: US996.USA for the U.S. open marketplace
- LG V10: H960A for the Ecu marketplace and Android M (With the exception of France)
- LG G5 SE: H840 for the Ecu marketplace
- LG G5: RS988.USA for the U.S. open marketplace
- LG G5: H850 for the Ecu marketplace
- LG G4: H815 for the Ecu marketplace