Verizon Android 5.1 in-browser simulator
Verizon Android 5.1 in-browser simulator for Motorola Droid TurboVerizon

Wireless carrier Verizon is letting Motorola Droid Turbo users in the US get a feel of how the Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS update will look and feel on their smartphones.

Verizon-driven Motorola Droid Turbo users can now use an in-browser simulator, to experience the Android 5.1's features on the device. The simulator can be accessed on Verizon's website.

This simulator provides a virtual feel of the various features and enhancements that Android 5.1 will offer to Droid Turbo handsets, once it is released by the network provider.

Enhancements users can look forward to after Android 5.1 is installed on Droid Turbo:

Motorola Droid Turbo users will receive Android 5.1 directly, hence, they can expect all features of Android 5.0 once it is installed.

Motorola Droid Turbo users will notice a brand new Material Design UI and improved lockscreen notifications, after updating to the Android 5.0 OS.

Besides a new Recent Apps menu, the update brings along the Android ART runtime, which launches applications much faster.

Users will also notice a new Quick Settings menu and a new battery saver mode, which has been implemented as a result of Google's project Volta.

The new improved battery saver claims to automatically adjust the brightness of display and limits updates occurring in the background, leading to the overall battery life being enhanced by several notches.

Apart from the above newer aspects, Android 5.1 also incorporates fixes to multiple known issues inherent in Android 5.0. Click here to know a list of issues that Android 5.1 addresses.