Android 5 Lollipop Update for Samsung Galaxy Phones Confirmed for Early 2015

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  1. dgstorm

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    Even though the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Poland just started receiving its Android 5.0 Lollipop update a couple days ago, it has been supposedly confirmed that the rest of their Galaxy S5 phones and a number of other Galaxy flagships will not be getting a taste of Lollipop until early next year (2015).

    As you can see from the pic above, a reporter from Reuters Tweeted exactly which devices from Samsung will be getting the first round of Android Lollipop in early 2015: the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 4, the Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy S5 LTE-A.

    It has not been specified if this update will be Android 5.0, or Google's newest big-fixing version, Android 5.0.1. We will keep you apprised as more details arise.
     
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    This is good news. Will be interesting to see what the official OTA looks like after seeing the videos of early builds of lollipop running on some of these phones.
     
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    I know I'm on a site like many other tech sites where we all want the latest and greatest for our phones ASAP....but man o man....TAKE YOUR TIME SAMSUNG!

    Right below this thread as I type is a thread stating that 5.0.1 testing is out. That means that in less than 2 months, there's already a slew of bugs and functionality defects that Google has to push out a fix. I'm sure we'll be on 5.0.4 or maybe even 5.1 by the time it pushes to my VZ note 3, but, I won't cry a tear. If it doesn't dramatically improve my battery life, or make me a sandwich...then it's basically something else to whine about when it becomes official.

    Yea, WE wouldn't mind tinkering w/it and making it work....but my wife is now an android user, and the moment she starts complaining about android issues....
     
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    Great news. Can't wait for it to get to my s4.
     
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    Early could mean between January and March.. For us on Verizon it could mean Summer 2015!!! ;)
     
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