Google's Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update has finally reached European shores and is available for Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone users.

According to a SamMobile report, the Android 5.0 update is available for users of the Galaxy S5 bearing model number SM-G900F in Poland.

The SamMobile report also hints at the OS update being rolled out to Galaxy S5 users in the UK and other European countries soon.

Galaxy S5 users can check if the update is available via the over-the-air (OTA) mechanism.

An Android 5.0 beta build had earlier surfaced, running on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Google Play edition (GPe). However, the high-end smartphone is yet to receive the OS upgrade officially.

How to install Google's Android 5.0 firmware update

If you have received notifications for the new firmware update on your smartphone, navigate to Settings > System > About Device > Software Update > Update

What's new in the Android 5.0 update?

  • Material Design UI.
  • New Lockscreen notification control.
  • Smart lock.
  • MirrorLink.
  • Fingerprint lock screen.
  • Coloured status bar.
  • New themes.

The date of release of the Android 5.0 roll-out for Samsung smartphone users in the US is not known as it mostly depends on wireless carriers that operate in the country.

Samsung Galaxy S5 users can leave comments below and let us know when their devices receive the Android 5.0 OS update.