Android 5.1 Lollipop update is rolling out across the globe. The latest version provides more stability and performance compared to Android 5.0 Lollipop. As we know, many of the Android devices running Android v4.4 Kitkat are yet to receive the Lollipop update, Android has polished their new version. On the other hand, other high end Android devices including Galaxy S5 and S6 running version 5.0 Lollipop, can now start upgrading to the new version for improved performance. As it always does, Google Nexus devices are at the top of the list to receive the Android 5.1 updates.
Android 5.1 Lollipop Features
Here are the new features in Android 5.1 Lollipop.
>Supports multiple SIM cards
Good news for dual sim Android users. Now you can upgrade your dual sim smartphone to Android 5.1.
Your lost or stolen phone will remain locked until you sign in with your Google account. Even if someone reset the device, your phone will remain safe.
>HD voice on compatible phones
On compatible devices, you can enjoy crystal clear voice clarity.
Its an awesome feature that helps you to share your phone to anyone without any hesitation. Screen pinning locks the device to an app or folder, so that the person using it cannot exit the current app without entering the password. You can access more data from Settings>security. So, you need not worry to share the device with friends or kids.
>Improved quick settings menu
With improved menu, its easy to access and manage WiFi and Bluetooth devices.
Android 5.1 update available Devices list
1. Google/LG Nexus 5
First released for US users. Now available outside US, including India.
2. T-Mobile Nexus 4(US),
3. T-MobileNexus 5(US),
4. T-MobileNexus 7 (2013)(US)
5. T-MobileSprint Nexus 6(US)
6. Micromax Canvas A1
7. Karbonn Sparkle V(India). Expected soon for UK users.
Check whether your device is ready for Android 5.1 Lollipop?
To check whether Android 5.1 update is available for your device, go to settings. Tap “About device” click “Software update” > “Update now”.