Android 5.0 Lollipop: LG and Samsung Plans To Update The First Devices

LG G3 owners could get the sweet flavor of the Android operating system 5.0 Lollipop before the year is up, First Smartphone LG is the G3 with an update to Android 5.0 feed Lollipop. Later, the LG G2 follows. LG plans to update the Android 5.0 in the fourth quarter of this year, it challenges the Google New Nexus device, the LG can beat up an upgrade before 2015, then the G3 could be among the first smart phone to get Lollipop up and operating for customers. Samsung will update the Galaxy S5 in December to the latest Android version.

Most of the smart phone industries such as HTC, Motorola and Sony had already announced when they will update their devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG has also made ​​its preliminary update plans officially. Not surprisingly, the company decided to supply the current top model LG G3 as the first with the new Android version. The update will be delivered in the fourth quarter. It also announces for the LG G2 from the 2013 update to Android 5.0 provide Lollipop. It will follow later. Other devices were not currently mentioned.


Samsung has not confirmed an Android 5.0 update for the Galaxy Note 4, but without giving an exact date. The specialized on Samsung mobile devices and well-informed in general website SamMobile wants to hear about insider sources, the Samsung will upgrade to the latest Google operating system version in December, the Galaxy S5. In addition to the S5 and grade 4 Samsung will probably provide an update for most devices of 2014. The previous models S4 Galaxy and Galaxy Note Samsung has 3 possibly also on the list.


HTC announced the worldwide distribution of Android 5.0 on Lollipop for the One (M8) and the previous one (M7) “within 90 days after receiving the final software from Google”. Thus, the updates should be published before February 2015. “Shortly thereafter,” to other models of One series and other selected devices get an update.


Motorola plans to release Lollipop by year-end for the Moto X and the Moto G of the first and second generation. Also planned is an update for the Moto E.


Sony announced an update to Android 5.0 for the entire Xperia Z-series, including Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, ZR Xperia, Xperia Tablet Z, Z1 Xperia, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z2, Z2 Xperia tablet, Xperia Z3, Z3v Xperia, Xperia Xperia Z3 Z3 Compact and Compact tablet. The beginning to make the Z2, Z3 series Xperia and Xperia.

The first devices with Android 5.0 Lollipop are the recently launched Nexus-6 models of Motorola Nexus and Nexus 9 from HTC that are already equipped from the factory with the latest operating system version. Within the “coming weeks” should be available 10 updates for smartphones Nexus 4 and 5 and the Nexus tablet Nexus 7 (first and second generation) and Nexus. They appear with the expected launch of the Nexus and Nexus 6 9 in early November. In addition, Google has promised updates to its available in the USA “Play Edition” devices, which runs on Android without the original manufacturer modifications. These include variants of the Moto G, HTC One (M8) and one (M7), Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3.

On October 15 featured Android 5.0 Google lollipop leads the new user interface “material design”, which is to be used for future web applications. It offers the possibility to visually highlight shade by individual elements and dynamically adjust their size, among other things. Also new are more white space between elements and additional animations such as when changing screens, or touch feedback. Other enhancements of Lollipop include a power-saving mode, an improved lock screen, a “Do Not Disturb” mode, pop-up notifications outside of the status bar, a theft prevention and the runtime Android Runtime (ART), which defaults to the current Dalvik software replaced. Android L brings a new user interface called material design, advanced and intelligent sorted alerts, new multi-tasking, 64-bit support as well as performance and battery life improvements. According to Google, Android L will appear in the fall. A first performance comparison between Android and Android 4.4.4 L holds the post “Android L and Android 4.4.4 Benchmark Test” ready.

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