Android 5.1.1 Could be on its Way Soon

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It's now abundantly clear that Lollipop is the buggiest Android release in many years. Google has had to constantly update the OS to fix a number of annoying issues. There have even been a few updates which ended up fixing things that previous updates broke. Perhaps this latest version will finally smooth out the ripples.

Android 5.1.1 started showing up in the Android Studio SDK manager this morning. There's no word yet on what this .1 incremental release will actually add, but more than likely it's minor bug squashing. Despite the bugginess of Android 5.x Lollipop, it's still a great evolution of Android. Perhaps Google should have simply let it bake a bit longer before pulling it out of the oven...

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Probably to fix that memory leak. I've definitely experienced a few freezes and reboots since I went back to stock 5.1.
 
Only way to find out about issues in any OS is through real world stats, this goes for any OS, be it mobile, or desktop,you will have kinks in the armor, it's the nature of the beast.
 
Only way to find out about issues in any OS is through real world stats, this goes for any OS, be it mobile, or desktop,you will have kinks in the armor, it's the nature of the beast.

It's chinks in the armor, not kinks, but I get what you mean. haha
 
Weird because I haven't experienced any issues with lollipop. In fact I got more bug capture alerts on kk than lollipop. But I have to take in account other devices running lollipop. I have seen the complaints about memory leaks on the nexus 5.
 
Weird because I haven't experienced any issues with lollipop. In fact I got more bug capture alerts on kk than lollipop. But I have to take in account other devices running lollipop. I have seen the complaints about memory leaks on the nexus 5.
I'm in the same boat. No issues at all with Lollipop. When I worked at Apple, my friends and I had a theory or thought if you will: Maybe because we are babied with easy to obtain updates, the population as a whole complains a lot more, even about little things. This,in our opinion, is because the perception of 'easy-to-update' or 'easy-to-fix' mentality. We, as tech enthusiasts, know the process so we kind of give them a pass. I think it lies with Google or the manufacturers to communicate it with the public better and have better transparency. Just my thoughts.
 
Looking forward to the 5.1.1 release. I also haven't had any issues with my Nexus 6 and am very happy with the new LVY47H build with the .98R radio. Best combination I have had so far for sure.
 
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The hilarity is that there's folks who want 5.0+ pushed to their VZ Note 3.....why????

In the past few months it's been 5.0....5.01...5.0.2...5.1...and now 5.1.1!

In the corporate world, Google would be getting slapped around by project managers and executives for all these software upgrades, with network admins going ballistic. I'll wait until a stable build presents itself...
 
The hilarity is that there's folks who want 5.0+ pushed to their VZ Note 3.....why????

In the past few months it's been 5.0....5.01...5.0.2...5.1...and now 5.1.1!

In the corporate world, Google would be getting slapped around by project managers and executives for all these software upgrades, with network admins going ballistic. I'll wait until a stable build presents itself...
Every single one of those builds have been stable for me on both my nexus 5 & nexus 6, and many others here have been happy with lollipop.
 
It's human nature to whine, nothing and no one is PERFECT, including software, if it was, then there would be no reason for improvement. Stop the crying and just enjoy the mini computer in your pockets.
 
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