Android 5.0 coming to Samsung Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II

Android 5.0 coming to Samsung Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II
Chances are that the next major release of Android, believed to be codenamed Key Lime Pie, will be announced on May 15 during the annual Google I/O developer conference. What we're also pretty sure about is that only the best of all Android devices on sale today will get it, while low-end and most mid-range models will be stuck with previous releases indefinitely. 

Samsung, in particular, is expected to update the Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S III, and Galaxy Note II smartphones to Android 5.0. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and Galaxy Note 10.1 tablets are bound to get it as well, according to sources for Sam Mobile. Owners of many other devices, however, won't be so fortunate. The Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy S II, for example, are allegedly absent from the Android 5.0 list, just like the Samsung Galaxy S III mini and Samsung Galaxy Grand

In case you own a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, perhaps you might want to take a look at the list below and see whether it is expected to get an Android 5.0 update. Note that the list is anything but finalized, but we doubt that things will change much until May.

Android 5.0 is expected to come to:

  • GT-I9300 – Samsung Galaxy S III
  • GT-I9305 – Samsung Galaxy S III LTE
  • GT-I9500 – Samsung Galaxy S 4
  • GT-I9505 – Samsung Galaxy S 4 LTE
  • GT-N5100 – Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
  • GT-N5105 – Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 LTE
  • GT-N5110 – Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Wi-Fi
  • GT-N7100 – Samsung Galaxy Note II
  • GT-N7105 – Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE
  • GT-N8000 – Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
  • GT-N8005 – Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE
  • GT-N8010 – Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi

The following devices will likely not get updated past Android 4.2.2

  • GT-I9080 – Samsung Galaxy Grand
  • GT-I9082 – Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS
  • GT-I8160 – Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
  • GT-I8190 – Samsung Galaxy S III mini
  • GT-I8350 – Samsung Galaxy Beam
  • GT-I8730 – Samsung Galaxy Express
  • GT-I9070 – Samsung Galaxy S Advance
  • GT-I9100 – Samsung Galaxy S II
  • GT-I9105 – Samsung Galaxy S II Plus
  • GT-I9260 – Samsung Galaxy Premier
  • GT-N7000 – Samsung Galaxy Note
  • GT-S6310 – Samsung Galaxy Young
  • GT-S6312 – Samsung Galaxy Young DUOS
  • GT-S6810 – Samsung Galaxy Fame
  • GT-S7710 – Samsung Galaxy X Cover 2

source: Sam Mobile



1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

What about Xperia Z and HTC One? :(

4. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

they will get it as well , and i think the One x/X+ might get it too

9. AamirSIII

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

in ur dreams bro!!! i even doubt that about HTC One!


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

HTC has had a REALLY bad record lately of releasing a "flag ship" device then completely forgetting about it and releasing a new one in just a few months. I really hope they turn it around with The One but Samsung has been doing great with supporting their devices.

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

One X and X+ must get it, because they are also high-end smartphones.

54. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The One X/X+ will get 4.2 in the Sense 5 update most likely.

30. krysis

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 14, 2009

What about waiting for an announce from htc and sony instead of freaking out about them not being mentioned in a clearly samsung related article?

40. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I was just hoping that PA can find some information of Sony and HTC devices getting Android 5.0.

34. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

article is about Samsung products getting 5.0, not Motorola, HTC, LG, etc. I am more than sure that the One will be getting Key Lime


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Unfortunately, the U.S. discontinued the R.I.F. program long before today's generation had a chance to partake in it; a true necessity in today's America especially with what is going on with non-private education in this country and today's youth.

38. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

dude they just talking about Samsung.......

41. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

i think more people here are mentally sick..... i just told that guy that this news is for Samsung mobiles update and some one just hit dislike button

43. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Don't tell me you are thinking that I'm the one who hit the dislike button.

47. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

dude i just reply on my own comment.... dont worry

49. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

lol. Ok...sorry about that!

68. Dadler22

Posts: 241; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

this post is exclusively about the update schedule for samsung phones

2. NicoX

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

Why there is Galaxy y in the list of 4.2? it didnt even make it to 4.0

8. RohanM

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

thats not galaxy y....... it's young & it's already on Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) do some research before posting........

12. NicoX

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

sorry mate . my bad

6. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

whoa... the S3 is gonna get KLP? that got upgraded to JB and now also KLP? That means my S4 is gonna get KLP but also better get the next one as well (M____) (Macaroon?) (Mousse?)

15. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Of course it will. Galaxy s2 got from 2.3 to 4.1, and S3 will go from 4.0 to 5.0. Samsung is THE BEST when it comes to software updates

65. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

Not long ago HTC was MUCH better than Samsung at updates. But I agree, lately Samsung has done a great job updating Android phones and HTC has slipped, which is probably part of the reason they're smokin' HTC. Although I think the One X Jelly Bean delay was more AT&T's fault because the Sprint EVO LTE had JB way before it.

16. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

OMG, you think the letter after K is M, WTF !!!!! o_O

42. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

He thought L used in KLP and he moves to M

55. 90ninjas unregistered

Perhaps the next upgrade will be Lemon Meringue Pie? I smell incremental upgrade. 0:

7. RohanM

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

wow.... this is the real benefit of having a flagship phone. I am loving my sgs3 more & more after reading this..... :-)

31. SamsungELITE unregistered

yep so always buy a flagship phone rather than mid range so tht you can have all updates (flagship) that's the advantage.

39. Shubham412302

Posts: 576; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

rather buy a nexus if 16gb its enough for you

46. baza58

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

You're right. I love my nexus 4 more and more after reading this. :D

10. deadstroke

Posts: 113; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

l love it doing a great work love it and l donot care yes!!lol

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