Galaxy S5 and LG G3 to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in December

Galaxy S5 and LG G3 to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in December
There are two major mobile phone makers that hadn't yet announced Lollipop update plans for their flagships, but today we are completing the update confirmation cycle with a semi-official promise, and a rumor. First HTC, then Motorola and Sony chipped in about their update plans, and now Samsung as well as LG are joining the fray.

LG has chimed in from Europe, promising its Dutch and Belgian G3 customers, that an Android 5.0 Lollipop update should be hitting their handsets before the year has rolled out. That's pretty ambitious, though it probably means the update would arrive shortly before Christmas, in the last possible spot from the self-inflicted timeframe.

As for the popular Galaxy S5 by Samsung, the initial hope for a November-bound Lollipop is now firmly moved to December, tipped sources, as could be largely expected. Samsung already teased an Android 5.0 update for the Note 4, so things are hopefully moving fast in that direction.  HTC promised it in 90 days after the source code release, so it might hit the One M8 before the year has passed, too, while Sony has left it for early next year. All in all, any flagship update released within three months would be considered great success, given how Android releases have gone so far, yet when it comes to carrier versions, we doubt things would happen this fast.

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Samsung TouchWiz UI
G3
  • Display 5.5 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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