Nvidia Tegra Note 7
Nvidia Tegra Note 7 gets Android 5.1 Lollipop OS update across the worldNvidia

There is good news for Nvidia Tegra Note 7 users as the device is now being seeded the more recent Android 5.1 (Lollipop) firmware.

According to a Google+ post by a member of the official Nvidia Tegra Note community, first noticed by Android Police, users of the 7in tablet can check for the newer Lollipop in the form of a 446MB file via an over-the-air (OTA) notification.

The latest roll-out is said to take place in a phased manner, hence it should take some time before all Nvidia Tegra Note 7 aka Xolo Play Tegra Note users receive the firmware update.

New updates

As per postings on the forum, the Android 5.1 updates Lasso and DirectStylus. It also incorporates fixes for multiple inherent audio issues and display problems.

Users can also check for fixes to multiple inherent network bugs and compatibility issues with respect to application installation.

List of features brought along by Android 5.1 (Lollipop) update

The Android 5.1 is an update that mostly fixes a set of known issues inherent on the older Android 5.0 (Lollipop) such as:

  • Clock in the status bar is not updating and alarms are not going off
  • Can't delete SMS messages when the SIM card is full
  • No ringer audio while making an outgoing call
  • Calculator floating point calculations
  • Chrome crashes on launch
  • Frequent restarts while watching Netflix
  • Wi-Fi will not automatically reconnect to your home Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi not connecting after being idle all night
  • Wi-Fi connection issues with multiple routers in one location
  • Bluetooth discovery is not triggered when you refresh settings
  • CPU wakelocks that contribute to heavier battery drain
  • Connection and synchronisation issues with MS Exchange servers
  • Incorrect default APN
  • Can't unlock the SIM with a PIN/PUK code
  • Can't play 'pinned' content.