The expected, Android 5.1 Lollipop Update is closer than ever if you happen to be a Nexus user. The latest version of Android has been caught in action on an Android One device out of the Box, but what has changed ? The answer to that is simple yet convincing. Minor bug fixes are the major focus of this update and hence visual differences will be tough to spot. Below is a list of most changes that will be included in the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Nexus 5 and other Nexus devices.
Changes in the Android 5.1 Lollipop Update for Nexus 5
- Silent Mode Added Again
- Sudden Application Crash Fixed
- Improved Battery Management
- Excessive Wi-Fi usage Fixed
- Ok Google Glitch Fixed
- Google Now Launcher Crash Fixed
- Lock Screen Fixes
- Quick Toggle for Wi-Fi & Bluetooth added to Notification Panel
- RAM Usage by System optimized
- Other Fixes
Release Dates & First Builds on Google Developer’s Page
The Official OTA’s are expected to be out for the Nexus 5 in the last week of February 2015 itself, while the System Images are expected to be released sometime in the coming week on Google Developers Page. The first devices to get the update are Nexus 6 and Nexus 5, while Nexus 9, Nexus 7 Wi-Fi and Nexus 4 will follow shortly after. The Build Numbers have also been obtained, the Nexus 5 will have Build/LMY29C on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Stay tuned for more updates and feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
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