Nexus 10 updated to Android 5.1

Nexus 10 updated to Android 5.1
The Nexus 10 tablet was updated Saturday to Android 5.1 via an OTA update. This wasn't totally unexpected considering that nearly two weeks ago Google posted the Android 5.1 factory image for the slate. Unlike the large size of the Android 5.0 update, Android 5.1 weighs in at a lighter 104.4MB. Still, it probably is best to make sure that you are on a Wi-Fi network when downloading and installing it.

Android 5.1 brings performance enhancements, bug fixes and stability improvements. Those who have installed it have noticed an improvement in how fast the tablet boots up since the Android 5.0.2 update. The build number is LMY47D.

Since the update is being sent out OTA, it is disseminated in waves. This means that you might not receive the update for a few days. If that happens, there is no need to jump from a tall building or cut yourself. The update will come. And when it does, you should make sure that your battery is charged to at least 50% before you begin the updating process.

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Nexus 10
  • Display 10.1" 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Dual, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 9000 mAh



1. doremon0710

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 13, 2013

This may be the last update for the Nexus10. It is too old anyway.

2. EcoCare

Posts: 444; Member since: Jul 30, 2014

Which is funny if it is. Its specs are still on par with midrange tablets today. Its last version should be 6.0 or 7.0.

3. Phooey506

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 24, 2014

Nice! How long has google supported this tab?

4. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Since Nov 2012

5. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Still no transparent status bar/navigation bar though

6. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Good to see some love for the Nexus 10.

7. TyrionLannister unregistered

It was an excellent tablet and probably the only good tablet Samsung ever made. Hope to see the successor of nexus 10 in 2015

8. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 455; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

"The only good tablet Samsung ever made"? The Galaxy Tab S is amazing. Not only that, but from what I've read other Samsung tablets are fine. If they're "laggy", installing the google now launcher helps a fair bit.

10. tadaa

Posts: 267; Member since: Apr 18, 2013

lol no. the GNL launcher is so laggy and heavy that the stock touchwiz launcher flies over it. and this is coming from a nexus user. their basic tab series is pretty much sh*t. i've used tab 2, tab 3 lite and tab 8.0 by the way. i installed xperia launcher/apex to mitigate the homescreen lagginess. i hope samsung stops using those stupid broadcomm chips too, they're terribly slow.

11. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

He's referring to flagships

9. Predator1701

Posts: 130; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

C'mon google upload the factory images for Nexus 4 already!

13. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 455; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

The HTC M7 was promised 2 years of updates and while it got Android 5.0 it's apparently not getting 5.1. This may be the case with the Nexus 4 as it was also promised 2 years of updates. Although I can't quite understand how this can be the case because the biggest problem is getting the jump from Android 4 - 5 on a phone, not the small updates after 5.

12. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Yes, and if LG don't forget the LG Optimus G which it's similar to Nexus 4 but with even better specs and it's also of the same time of the Galaxy Note 2 which has worse specs than Optimus G and Samsung didn't forget this device. Awake and don't forget LG!

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