Users of Samsung's recent Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge flagships who have subscribed to AT&T's wireless network services now have lots to cheer about as the much-expected Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) OS update is finally live. The latest rollout adds the all-important Samsung Pay along with other features.
According to an Android Central report, users of AT&T-driven Galaxy S6/S6 Edge handsets can check out Android 5.1.1 in the form of a 660MB-sized file. However, the official changelog for the release is yet to be out at this point in time, nonetheless, the update should bring along known features such as:
Newer animation effects, revamped/smooth user interface, improved battery life of the tablet, task switcher animation effects working faster and a host of conventional performance (and stability) improvements along with bug fixes.
Recently, Google's Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) OS update was made live to users of the global variants of Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 smartphones. This update is crucial as it signifies the future rollout of Android M (Android 6.0) to the handsets.
To search for Android 5.1.1 manually, users of AT&T-driven Galaxy S6/S6 Edge handsets can navigate to Settings > About device > Software Update. Users can let us know the rollout status of Android 5.1.1.
Samsung's recent offering, Pay, is currently available for select high-end handsets including the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. The functionality is also reportedly extending to budget Samsung Galaxy smartphones as well.
Samsung Pay is apparently targeted at rival contactless mobile payment systems such as Apple Pay and Android Pay. Samsung Pay will be launched in the US on 28 September in association with major banks such as Bank of America and Chase and in collaboration with credit card companies such as Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express.