Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has released the latest Android 5.1.1 update, and users are curious to know when their devices will receive the update. This latest update brings a quick fix to few bugs that has been found in the previous version, and also brings some improvements and enhancements too.
Here is a list of smartphone OEMs that is expected to release the OTA (over-the-air) update soon.
The leading Android OEM is known for releasing the latest versions to their devices first. However, the company went a bit slow while releasing Android 5.0 Lollipop to Galaxy Note 4, but was released to Galaxy S5, Note 3 and Galaxy S4. The company claimed that bugs was the reason for the delay, and has already announced its release to Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Then, the update will be released to Note 4 and Note Edge, and to the S5 and Note 3.
The Taiwanese smartphone maker has not made any announcement relating to the latest Android 5.1.1 update. Earlier, HTC missed the 90-day deadline window, where it promised the Android 5.0 update. The company might also be working on the 5.1.1 update and is expected to be released to HTC One M9 first. The update will be released later to One M8 users, but its release to M7, is doubtful.
LG has tried its best to keep up with its South Korean counterpart (Samsung) in releasing Andorid 5.0 to Poland (test market) and South Korea. However, the Lollipop update reached US via AT&T after a few weeks, and much later for other carriers. The company is set to release LG G4 with the latest 5.1.1 update, and is expected to release the update for LG G3, only after its release.
Google, the owner of AOSP build of Android, has already released the 5.1.1 update to some Nexus devices. The company is set to release the update to Nexus 9 soon, and then to Nexus 7 2013 tablets. Users of Nexus 4, Nexus 7 2012, Nexus 7 2013, Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 and Nexus 10 are set to receive the update soon.
Google had released Android 5.0.1, Android 5.0.2 and Android 5.1 updates to solve issues faced by Nexus owners. However, Lollipop OS has a series of problems ranging from reboots, low battery life, connectivity and more. The latest 5.1.1 update will include several bug fixes that are expected to fix camera crashing problems, and could roll out to users anytime now.