Just like the other selected smarphones offered by Sony, HTC and Motorola, Samsung Galaxy S5 will also get the extra boost it needs as it stands to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update by December.
There are earlier reports about the leaked video of the Samsung Galaxy S5 operating the Android Lollipop mobile operating system. If this is true then Android fans and aficionados will surely be elated with this development as they will be treated to an assortment of features that will optimize user experience.
The Android Lollipop 5.0 update is one of the most important announcements this year and now outshines its precursor Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The new update will usher in fantastic features like the material design, compatibility with different devices, lock screen notifications and support for 64-bit processor along side the ability to share files through Android Beam. The update is also set to bolster the battery life of Samsung Galaxy S5, sounds nice isn’t it.
The Samsung retains its TouchWiz UI and its generic apps will also get in synced with Material Design guidelines. Expect the settings menu to sport a white appearance and not in blue. Samsung’s lock screen will be able to display two notifications, instead of four. Samsung will also come with clipboard tool for history of screenshots and copied text, an add-on that is typically present in the usual ROMs.
The vast majority of Motorola handsets are also expected to have the Android 5.0 update including Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini and the first generation and second generation versions of the Moto X and Moto G with 4G LTE.
Sony’s Z series smartphones and tablets will also get the update. Sony has just announced on its portal that, “We’ll be making Sony Mobile’s Android L upgrade available for the entire premium Z series: including Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1S, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3v, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.” The Sony Android 5.0 update will surface out in early 2015.