After beginning its official rollout to Samsung Galaxy S5, starting from Poland, Google's most expected Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update has now reached another prominent technology markets, which gives a clear hint at the firmware rolling out globally to Galaxy S5 users in the near future.
According to a ZDNet report, Galaxy S5 users in Samsung's own South Korea having subscribed to SK Telecom, LG Uplus and KT can check their smartphones for the OS upgrade.
However, users of other Samsung devices, predominantly the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S5 LTE-A will receive the Android 5.0 update only next year, according to an official Samsung statement.
Android 5.0 enhancements for Samsung Galaxy S5
Galaxy S5 (model number:SM-G900K) users in South Korea, can check for the following enhancements, within build number G900KKTU1BNL2:
- Material Design UI with Samsung TouchWiz on top
- New lockscreen notifications
- Improvement in battery life
- Enhanced fingerprint recognition
- Brand new clipboard tool for storing copied data/information and screenshots
- Revamped native applications
- Enhanced smartphone performance
What the latest rollout indicates?
With the Android 5.0 having officially started rolling out to Samsung's Galaxy S5 users and other Galaxy high-enders confirmed to get the OS upgrade, this means Galaxy S5 users in other countries especially the United Kingdom, the EU and India can look forward to getting the Android 5.0 for their smartphones in the near future.
As of now, Android 5.0 is seeding to users in the United States, however the rollout depends on the wireless carriers that operate within the country.