Which Android phones will be getting Google's Lollipop update?

Which Android phones will be getting Google's Lollipop update?

While Android users the world over are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Lollipop, one question is chief in everybody's minds: "Will my phone be getting it?"

It's safe to say that most (if not all) phones released in 2014 will probably be upgraded so if you fall into that category, your worries are over. If yours isn't from 2014, scour over the list below and see if your phone is listed. If not, don't fret since some manufacturers have yet to announce their lists.

Nexus
- Nexus 6 and 9 will launch with Lollipop installed.
- Nexus 4, 5, 7 2012/ 2013 and 10 will be upgraded

Google Play Editions
All Google Play Edition phones will be upgraded

HTC
- HTC One (M7, M8 and Mini) series will be upgraded
- No word on other series

Motorola
- Moto X, Moto G/ G 4G and Moto E to get upgraded
- Droid Ultra, Droid Mini, Droid Maxx to get upgraded

LG
G3 and G2 Pro will get upgraded

Sony
Xperia Z series will be upgraded

Android One
All phones to be upgraded

If you own a Samsung phone though... you're probably screwed with late updates according to this status report (Photo source: Justaboutphones):

While this isn't up to date, it's a good indicator on the pace the upgrades are coming along. While there are rumours that Samsung will speed things up with the imminent arrival of Lollipop, it's all just conjecture at this point.

Update: A more recent screenshot of Samsung's latest status report indicated that the Galaxy Note 3 will probably be upgraded to Android 5.0 in February 2015, and the Galaxy S4 the following month.

Source: Android Tips and Hacks


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