Samsung U.K.: No Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Ace 4

Samsung U.K.: No Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Ace 4
A tweet from Samsung U.K. today reveals that the Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 will not be receiving an update to Android 5.0. The phone is a low-end device and there are obviously problems with Android 5.0 running smoothly on the handset. Back in April, it was announced by U.K. carrier Three that memory limitations would prevent the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini from receiving the same update. 

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 comes with a 4.3-inch screen with a 480 x 800 resolution. That works out to a pixel density of 217ppi. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 410 SoC which includes a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU and the Adreno 306 GPU. 1GB of RAM is inside along with 4GB of native storage. In the likely event that more memory is required, a 64GB capacity microSD slot is available. A 5MP camera adorns the back of the unit while a 1.3MP snapper is found in the front. Keeping the lights on is a 1900mAh battery, and it appears that this phone stops at Android 4.4.

Since the Galaxy Ace 4 was unveiled nearly a year ago, we could be due for a Galaxy Ace 5 with Android 5.0 pre-installed. So far though, there is nothing in the breeze about such a device.

Thanks for the tip!

source: @SamsungUK via YouMobile,org

Related phones

Galaxy Ace 4
  • Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1900 mAh(11h 3G talk time)



1. SASANK360

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 25, 2015

That is not unexpected. Thats sammy for you. A dejected fan, I am. When a solid mid range phone like S4 Mini, with 1.5GB ram and dual core krait 300 cpu is not updated to lollipop, we cannot surely expect sammy to update an irrelevant phone with entry level specs. "Ace" line is now dead. I am saying something a million people say million times :: Stop spamming markets with dumb phones sammy, focus on delivering perfect software updates to existing models.

7. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

S4 didn't get Lollipop because of insufficient RAM memory. Oh, Sammy look! Your S5 with same amount of RAM will get it! But of course, Your team can't do what single dev on XDA does for free even better than you, because screw customers, they alreave have paid so why not.

8. g2a5b0e unregistered

Samsung did update the S4 to 5.0. You sound really dumb when you say things from an uninformed standpoint. If your specific carrier did not update the S4 to 5.0, then blame them, not Samsung.

2. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Come on people, don't be stupid! These so called major manufacturers like Samsung will never update their low end phones to the next Android version. Should've gotten a Motorola if you want updates to future Android versions.

3. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

At least Microsoft does update theirs

4. Zylam

Posts: 1822; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Snapdragon 400 phones from Motorola will get Android M. Where are the Samsung loving fans now? A phone that's a year old and could really help people out with Android M allowing you to use SD cards internally is not getting an update and is running an android version that's 2 years old? So tell us again how the evil Apple is the worst thing that's ever happened to humanity? They updated the 4S to iOS 9, a phone that came out in 2011.

9. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Apple issue= Hardware Sammy issue= updates and so many crappy models.

5. taz_chaz

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

NO LOLLIPOP on my samsung galaxy note 3 factory unlocked qualcom version....r u kidding me?

6. AmirBudi

Posts: 88; Member since: Mar 21, 2014

What a shame !

10. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Ace line will never get updates....

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