Three months after announcing the Lollipop release, Google pushed out the first Lollipop update to all Android One users in India. Now, the company has just officially confirmed that the next Android 5.1 Lollipop update is being rolled out to all Android One users.
HTC has announced on its Facebook page that it has started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its 2013 released One M7 in India. The Taiwanese company said that the roll out is in phases, so it might take a while before it reaches all handsets.
While security is a must for your smartphones, there is no denying that unlocking your phone every time you want to use it can get a tad frustrating. Google has realized that and is hoping to solve it with a feature called on-body detection.
Many smartphones have received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, and lots of them will be receiving it in the coming months. But if you sport an Xperia E, or Xperia C, or Xperia M, or Xperia T series of smartphones, don t expect to get the latest update to Google s mobile operating system on it. Sony has announced that it will only be seeding out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Xperia Z lineup of smartphones.
After rolling out Android Lollipop to the Galaxy S4 in February, Samsung is now rolling out its latest Lollipop update to Galaxy Note 3 users in India. Sammobile reports that devices in question are the Exynos (SM-N900) variant of the handset, which is the one being sold in India.
Android Lollipop, the latest iteration to Google s mobile operating system which was released back in November last year. In four months of its existence has only managed to get installed in 3.3 percent of Android devices worldwide, according to the latest stats provided by Google.
Micromax has today launched an entry-level smartphone called the Canvas Fire 4. The smartphone runs on latest Android Lollipop out-of-the-box, and is priced at Rs 6,999. It goes on sale across major online and offline outlets from today onwards.
The latest report by IDC shares stats on the worldwide smartphone market shipments in the fourth quarter and the calendar year for 2014. The report reveals that 81.5 percent smartphones that were shipped in 2014 ran on Android OS, while Apple's iPhones followed behind making up 4.8 percent of total smartphone shipments.
The likes of Motorola and HTC have recently released Android Lollipop updates for its smartphones in India, and Samsung is the latest to join the bandwagon. According to the folks at SamMobile, Samsung has started rolling out the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update for Galaxy S4 users in India.
Marking ten weeks since they arrived to India, OnePlus One is commemorating this milestone with a no-invite-needed open sale tomorrow. Starting 10.00AM, you will be able to purchase a OnePlus One from Amazon India without the need of an invite code.
Last week, OnePlus took the wraps off its latest Android-based ROM called the OxygenOS for its flagship One handset. Yesterday we saw leaked images revealing what to expect from the OxygenOS. However, OnePlus puts rest to all rumors by teasing the Lollipop-based custom OS release in an official video put up on YouTube.
Android One users are finally set to get the promised Lollipop update. Google India today tweeted that the update will be released to users in the next few weeks.
Three months after Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest iteration of Google s mobile operating system has finally made a dent on the Android Developers Dashboard. According to the latest stats released by Google, Android 5.0 now accounts for 1.6 percent of current Android install base.
With the official announcement of Oxygen OS that is set to replace Cyanogen OS 11S in all OnePlus One's in India, the company is reportedly now shipping the flagship killer without the Cyanogen logo on the back.
Last week, Motorola started rolling out Android Lollipop for its first and second-generation Moto G devices in India. There are however other Motorola users who are still waiting for the latest Android update. Addressing them, Motorola has explained what all it takes to release an Android software update for smartphones.
Xolo has just announced that Xolo One will start getting OTA updates of Android Lollipop starting January 16. The device priced at Rs 6,599, was launched by Xolo in October to take on Google's Android One smartphones.
It has been three months since Google announced Android 5.0 Lollipop but it still runs on less than 0.1 percent of all Android devices in the world, according to the latest numbers released by Google. Android KitKat, meanwhile, which was running on just 2.5 percent devices nine months ago, is now running on 39.1 percent devices, up over 5 percent from December's 33.9 percent.
Samsung recently begun rolling out OTA updates of Android Lollipop for its flagship Galaxy S5. Now, Samsung's Finnish website suggests that the company has plans to roll out Lollipop for its older models as well. According to the page, the Samsung is rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 3 as well.
There is no timeline yet, on when the HTC One flagships are getting upgraded to Android Lollipop. However, there are many leaks that point towards how Lollipop would look running on HTC One (M8). The latest one comes from LlabTooFer, who has put up videos of what the One (M8) would look like with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop overlaid with HTC's Sense 6.0 running on it.