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Android 5.0 Lollipop update: which phones will get it and when?

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Android 5.0 Lollipop is rolling out in full force. The Lollipop updates are hitting US carriers too, meaning it won't be long until you get your first taste of Lollipop. Here's our roundup of what we currently know about when you can expect the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, no matter which phone you own. If you want to read up on the new security setting, ''on-body detection,'' head over to our Android 5.1 update roundup.

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Find out when your device will receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. © ANDROIDPIT

We've broken our list down by manufacturer, so just scroll down to find your OEM and look for your specific device. We'll let you know if it has been confirmed or suspected (and wherever possible, the expected date of arrival). In the meantime, check out the coolest Android 5.0 Lollipop features. If you need a little refresher, here's everything you need to know about Android 5.0 Lollipop. We've also got a video for you below.

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Google

  • Nexus 4 - available now - all thing Nexus 4 update related
  • Nexus 5 - available now - all things Nexus 5 update related
  • Nexus 6 - Android Lollipop out of the box - all things Nexus 6 update releated
  • Nexus 7 (2013) - available now - all things Nexus 7 (2013) update related
  • Nexus 7 - available now - all things Nexus 7 update related
  • Nexus 9 - android Lollipop out of the box
  • Nexus 10 - available now
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When will Android Lollipop come to your device? / © ANDROIDPIT

Motorola

  • Moto E - available now - all things Moto E update related
  • Moto E (2015) - available now 
  • Moto G - available now - all things Moto G update related
  • Moto G LTE edition - in line for Android 5.0 update soon
  • Moto G (2014) - available now - all things Moto G (2014) update related
  • Moto X - soak testing in process - all things Moto X (2013) update related
  • Moto X (2014) - available now - all things Moto X (2014) update related
  • Droid Turbo - expected to go straight to Android 5.1

Motorola has now made it even easier to determine if and when your device will get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update thanks to a dedicated page on the official Motorola website. As of yet, Motorola device owners are unable to see an exact date of the update, only that it will or will not arrive on their device. Hopefully more info will be added in the near future.

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Given Motorola's partnership with Google, its devices should be first to receive Android Lollipop! / © ANDROIDPIT

HTC

  • HTC One - available now - all things HTC One (M7) update related  
  • HTC One M8 - available now - all things HTC One (M8) update related
  • HTC One mini - promised for update, no hard schedule
  • HTC One mini 2 - promised for update, no hard schedule
  • HTC One Max - promised for update, no hard schedule
  • HTC One GPE - available now
  • HTC One M8 GPE - available now - all things HTC One (M8) GPE related
  • Other HTC devices expected to make the update include the Butterfly 2, Desire 816 and Desire 820, Desire Eye, One (E8) and possibly the Desire S.
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This leaked roadmap reportedly shows the Lollipop update schedule for all HTC devices. © HTCViet.vn

Samsung

  • Galaxy Note 4 - available now - all things Galaxy Note 4 update related
  • Galaxy Note Edge - available now - all things Galaxy Note Edge update related.
  • Galaxy S5 - available now - all things Galaxy S5 update related
  • Galaxy S5 Mini - confirmed for Q2 2015 update 
  • Galaxy Alpha - update due ''early 2015''
  • Galaxy S4 - available now - all things Galaxy S4 update related
  • Galaxy S4 Mini - no available information, expected to be updated though
  • Galaxy S4 GPE - available now
  • Galaxy Note 3 - available now - all things Galaxy Note 3 update related
  • Galaxy Note 2 - said to be arriving soon - all things Galaxy Note 2 update related
  • Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 - no available information
  • Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 - no available information
  • Galaxy Tab 12.2 Pro - no available information
  • Galaxy Tab S 8.4 - no available information
  • Galaxy Tab S 10.5 - no available information
  • Galaxy S3 - not officially, but you can get a custom version - all things Galaxy S3 update related
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Samsung devices are getting Android 5.0 Lollipop thick and fast now. © D. Dorresteijn

LG

  • LG G Pad 8.3 GPE - available now
  • LG G3 - available now (incl. US) - all things LG G3 update related
  • LG G3 Stylus - no available information
  • LG G2 - out in South Korea, in testing in the US - all things LG G2 update related
  • LG G Pad 8.3 - no available information
  • LG G2 Mini - no available information
  • LG G Flex - no available information
  • Other LG devices expected to be updated include the LG G3 Beat and LG G3 S.
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Android 5.0 Lollipop: the latest version of Google's open-source software. / © ANDROIDPIT

Sony

  • Xperia Z Ultra GPE - available now 
  • Xperia Z3 - available now - all things Xperia Z3 update related
  • Xperia Z3 Compact - available now - all things Xperia Z3 Compact update related
  • Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact - available now
  • Xperia Z Ultra - firmware has been certified, rollout imminent
  • Xperia Z1 - firmware has been certified, rollout imminent - all things Xperia Z1 update related
  • Xperia Z1 Compact - firmware has been certified, rollout imminent
  • Xperia Z2 - available now - all things Xperia Z2 update related
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet - due mid-late March
  • Xperia ZL - due mid-late March
  • Xperia ZR - due mid-late March
  • Xperia Z1S - due mid-late March
  • Xperia Z3v - due mid-late March
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There are many Samsung fans out there eagerly awaiting Android Lollipop. / © ANDROIDPIT

Asus

  • ZenFone4 - April 2015
  • ZenFone5 - April 2015
  • ZenFone6 - April 2015
  • ZenFone 5 LTE - April 2015
  • PadfoneS - April 2015
  • The new PadFone Infinity - April 2015

The Android Lollipop SDK was made available to 3rd party developers on October 17th, and the final code was delivered to OEMs on November 3rd. For everything else relating to Android Lollipop, head over to our what you need to know about Android 5.0 Lollipop page. 

Which device are you waiting for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update on?

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  • MerlinsLtd Masks 1 day ago Link

    Wish i had not updated to this lollipop version and there's no going back!

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  • Perry Barone 4 days ago Link

    This new update is HORRIBLE! My battery charge goes down about a percent a minute since this update. The interface sucks and is ugly as heck. BRING KITKAT BACK! How do I revert back to KitKat?

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  • Kevin Betts 5 days ago Link

    Brutal! Bring KitKat back!

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  • Lelouch Vi Brittania 5 days ago Link

    Please android remove this update and go back to the other one that came before this or at least make this one better I feel like I got ripped off . if not then screw you this update was horrible. Plz fix
    😈😠😡😐😣😦😔😭

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  • Mahdi Jawad 1 week ago Link

    Hey! This new update SUCKS! WITH WHAAT DID THE DEVELOPERS THINK?!?! IT'S UGLY! THE COLORS ARE UGLY AND THE WHOLE INTERFACE IS UGLY! AND IT DID MY GIRLFRIEND SAD! HOW DARE YOU ANDROID!

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  • Zakaria Belhadj 1 week ago Link

    Will Acer liquid e700 have lollipop? Please answer as fast as possible...

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  • Andraž Trošt 1 week ago Link

    What aboat samsung s4 active? Who knows?

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  • Techie Gen 2 weeks ago Link

    Some of the latest Smartphones that receives the latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update are LG GPad 8.3, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and HTC Desire Eye indeed.

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  • Abhishek Prasad 3 weeks ago Link

    I want to update my Samsung galaxy tab 4 to lollipop android version. But my tab's android version has not been released yet so when it will be launch please tell me. Dying to use lollipop.

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  • oldzoom 3 weeks ago Link

    Just got 5.01 on my Note 4 last week on AT&T, now there's no telling when AT&T will role out 5.1... Probably next year knowing AT&T, that's one of the main reason why custom Roms are becoming more and more popular. I'm almost willing to bet the Note 5 will be released before AT&T updates the Note 4 to 5.1 and here's what I have to say about that🙈🙉🙊🙉🙈🙊🙉🙈🙊🙉...

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  • दीपक पंघाल 3 weeks ago Link

    plz tell me when will i got update Xperia z1

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  • Surya Teja 3 weeks ago Link

    missed galaxy a series

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  • Mickey Dillard 3 weeks ago Link

    I just received the lollipop 5.0.2 for the Samsung galaxy 10.5 tab S.As for my Verizon G3 "NOTHING"still kit Kat.I came over from Sprint and the more I deal with Verizon the less I think of them.Its a great service if you live in a city.But get out in the country and they suck like all the rest.We have a Verizon store 5 miles from my house and can't get 4G lte at the store,my house nor the small town 3 miles from me.Would have to be tough to sell a customer on Verizon's great service and only getting 3G.Services are over priced as well,

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  • Anish khan 4 weeks ago Link

    OTA update for "Moto e" is not available but you say that is available......!!what is this..?

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  • jai ganesh k 4 weeks ago Link

    will lg g3 beat get lollipop update ?

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  • KKChua 4 weeks ago Link

    Galaxy A3 Have update to Lollipop 5.0???? When Get Update????

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  • kapil jhajhria 4 weeks ago Link

    yureka is getting it

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  • Eloise Kim 1 month ago Link

    I cant update my note 3 from 4.4.2...the device isnt recognising the latest update. Someone help

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  • Michael Kane 1 month ago Link

    Waiting for Xperia Z2 in the UK.

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  • Jagadeesh Jhone 1 month ago Link

    when going to release for sony T2 ...SONY IS WASTE

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