Which Devices Are Likely To Get Android L Update

Android L, the biggest ever Android OS update will not be with us until this autumn, however, you might want to know which devices are likely to get this biggest update. It is true that not all devices are cable of receiving Android L update as many have yet to see the Android KitKat update. However, we round up devices that are likely to get treated this new OS.

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Android L (Android 5.0 Lollipop), which is considered Google’s biggest ever-mobile OS update, brings several new features, enhanced performance and more to users. The new Material design, support for 64 bit processor, ART runtime instead of the old Dalvik for better performance and battery life, features like heads up notification, Low power mode, DND mode, new keyboard, dialer, etc. makes Android L a biggest mobile OS update.

Below is a list of devices that are getting Android L update and expected time of arrival. Some devices have very high chance (Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Moto X, Galaxy S5, LG G3, HTC One M8, etc.), some have high chances (Nexus 7 2012, Moto G, Galaxy S4, Note 3, etc.) and some have less chances (Nexus 4, Moto E, etc.)

Very High Priority & Estimated Time of Arrival

  • Nexus 5 ——– Launch of L
  • Nexus 7 (2013) ——– Launch of L
  • Nexus 7 (2012) ——– Q4, 2014
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 ——– Q4, 2014
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 mini ——– Q4, 2014
  • HTC One ——– Q4, 2014
  • HTC One M8 ——– Q4, 2014
  • LG G3 ——– Q4, 2014
  • Moto X ——- Q4, 2014
  • Xperia Z2 ——- Q4, 2014
  • Huawei P7 ——– Q4, 2014
  • OnePlus One ——- Q4, 2014

High Priority & Estimated Time of Arrival

  • Moto G ——- Q1, 2015
  • LG G2 ——- Q1, 2015
  • LG G Flex ——– Q1, 2015
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 ——- Q1, 2015
  • Galaxy Note 3 ——- Q1, 2015
  • Galaxy S5 Active ——- Q1, 2015
  • Galaxy Mega ——- Q1, 2015
  • HTC One Max ——- Q1, 2015
  • Xperia Z1 ——- Q1, 2015
  • Xperia Z1 Compact ——- Q1, 2015
  • Xperia Z2 Tab ——– Q1, 2015
  • Xperia Z Tab ——– Q1, 2015
  • Oppo N1 ——– Q1, 2015

Low Priority & Estimated Time of Arrival

  • Nexus 4 ——– Launch of L
  • Moto E ——– n/a
  • LG G Pad 8.3 ——- n/a
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab ——– n/a
  • Xperia M2 ——– n/a
  • Huawei G6 ——– n/a

Note: I know the above list is incomplete. The above list is my opinion and put together based on various information available from the Internet and my previous experience.

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

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