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Android Lollipop update guide – Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola and more

Wondering when your smartphone will get Android 5.0 Lollipop? We round up all of the information from the major manufacturers



Polish G3 owners were the lucky first bunch to get Android 5.0 Lollipop, with the company confirming it would begin rolling out Lollipop for its flagship handset later this week (starting on the 10th of November). Other territories are set to follow at an unspecified later date, with the UK having now received the update. The update appears to be mainly behind-the-scenes tweaks, with early ROM leaks suggesting LG’s custom UI will remain instead of using Material Design elements.

LG does have a Google Play Edition tablet, the G Pad 8.3, which will get an update alongside Google’s own Nexus range, but so far no other devices have been confirmed.


Nvidia Shield Tablet owners didn’t have long to wait; the company confirmed it was working on a Lollipop update for its gaming tab in early November, releasing a sneak peek video on its official YouTube channel showing a work-in-progress build of the software. Nvidia is now offering the Android 5.0.1 upgrade for Shield.


Asus has been pretty good with updates in the past and it looks as though the company is ready to roll-out Android 5.0 Lollipop to a lot of its phones, with an April release date for the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, ZenFone 6 and PadFone S; the PadFone Infinity will get its update in June. This all comes from a leaked update schedule.

Asus leaked Android Lollipop updates

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