Samsung is still busy rolling out Android 5.0.2 and Android 5.0.1 Lollipop updates in their handsets. It is believed that only Nexus family has the latest Android Lollipop updates (Android 5.1 Lollipop update). According to Samsung, the company has not started installing the Android 5.1 updates in its devices. However, there are rumors that Sammy is installing the Android 5.1 update in its biggest names.
In December 2014, Samsung began rolling out the Samsung began rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to the S5. The launching of Android 5.0 update on Samsung Galaxy S5 lead to the spread of new Samsung Galaxy S5 variants in the whole world. The update also spread to other handsets such as; Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Note 4.
Sammy’s Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and Android 5.0 Lollipop updates delivered many changes such as:
- Changes to the lock screen
- Bug fixes
- Google’s new material design
- Enhancements and much more
It seems that Samsung may have more plans beyond those updates. A couple of days ago, there was leaks a partial Galaxy Lollipop update roadmap. According to the roadmap from SamMobile, Sammy had not yet begun development on Android 5.1 update. The update offers a list of bug fixes and will also feature enhancements.
An Android 5.1 user on Reddit said that Samsung has plans for Android 5.1 update on their handsets. The user states that Samsung is planning to use the Android 5.1 update on its devices to deliver the TochWiz experience.
The Android 5.0 update serious issues on Samsung’s smartphones. For example, the update had serious battery problems which extended even to users in US. The Android update has several bug fixes which are slowing down Samsung handsets. Such issues are pushing Samsung to upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop update.
For now, the Android 5.1 Lollipop update is only limited to the Nexus tablets and Smartphones.