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

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
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