Samsung Galaxy Note II will be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop (according to Samsung Finland)


Samsung Finland recently revealed an interesting piece of info that basically adds a product from 2012 to the list of devices that will be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

According to a support page found at Samsung Finland’s official website, the venerable Galaxy Note II (or Note 2, call it what you will) is among the Galaxy handsets that should get Lollipop at some point - though it’s not mentioned exactly when this is supposed to happen.

Usually, manufacturers don’t provide software updates for devices that are older than two years, but it looks like the Galaxy Note II (which is now 2 years and 3 months old) is an exception to the rule. Hopefully, Samsung will properly confirm this soon.

As previously reported, the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 will also receive Lollipop updates. And, of course, all of Samsung’s important devices released this year (like the Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Note 4, or Galaxy Note Edge) are on the to-get-Lollipop list as well. Samsung already started updating the Galaxy S5 to the latest version of Android, and the next waves of updates is expected to begin in early January. We’ll be here to let you know when things start moving!

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GALAXY Note II
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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17 Comments

1. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Great! This also means that there's a high possibility for my Galaxy Note 10.1(N8000) to get the same update. Kudos to Samsung!

4. Cyberchum

Posts: 1063; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Don't hold your breath.

8. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

I certainly hope so

13. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

Same for my Note 8.0!!! Omg I cant breathe. If thats not true - it wont matter as developers are cooking a Lollipop ROM for my tablet ;-; im crying diamonds maan ;)

14. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

They share same CPU and RAM. If L were not available for Note 8.0 and 10.1, brilliant devs would do porting.

2. Gtn7100

Posts: 3; Member since: May 04, 2014

Waaoow... Great News! Thank You Samsung!

3. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This makes the S3 lack of update because of 2GB ram situation seem more believable

5. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Note 2 has always been a great device to me. Given it away to make way for new devices.

6. toyboyz

Posts: 235; Member since: Jan 22, 2010

I love my note 2 and it does just fine. But 5.0 might be a nice edition.

7. MahmoudHamsharii

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

I've a Note II, and updates are the only thing I like in samsung.

9. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

The high end devices are the only devices from Samsung to get updates Otherwise, you're lucky if they updated your device

10. Bertelgeus

Posts: 126; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

It will turn out to be a false positive. We know Sammy.

11. .KRATOS.

Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

What bout the galaxy s2

12. crazymonkey05

Posts: 188; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

The US s3 should get it too! Its more than capable

15. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

note 2 is more than able to run android 5 smoothly i still have this device with a note 4 rom http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2504016

16. BigRed83

Posts: 144; Member since: May 19, 2008

I can only hope Verizon will update it before the Note 6 comes out. I'll look for a newer device, thanks.

17. Donbenie

Posts: 259; Member since: Aug 04, 2013

Olden but Golden..love my Note 2..

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