After Android 5.0, Google rumoured to rollout major Android 5.1 update with Silent Mode functionality and other features
 After Android 5.0, Google is rumoured to rollout the Android 5.1 update with Silent Mode functionality and other features IBTimes UK

With Google releasing the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update for Nexus devices last month, the rollout was marred by inherent bugs and issues that pose a threat to intuitive user experience. The internet giant is now all set to release an upgrade, tentatively termed the Android 5.1 early next year, according to an Android Pit report.

Google's much anticipated Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update started rolling out to various important smartphones across the world.

However, the Android 5.0 update lost its initial sheen, due to multiple inherent bugs and issues.

Hence, the firm may roll out the Android 5.1 update to address all flaws of the previous Lollipop update that users of various smartphones experienced.

The Android Pit report has put together a changelog of the improvements that Android 5.1 is expected to bring along.

According to Android Pit, the changelog is as follows:

  • Enhanced battery management functionality
  • Return of the Silent Mode function that was not there in Android 5.0
  • Fixes to application termination issue
  • Fixes to issues regarding wireless connections
  • "OK Google" issues addressed
  • Notifications enhancements
  • Fixes to audio/multimedia-related issues
  • Fixes to the Wi-Fi issue
  • Improvements in RAM management
  • General performance/stability enhancements

The most important functionality in the above list is the return of the Silent Mode functionality especially for high-end smartphone users.

Although Google has not officially issued a statement regarding the next Android Lollipop iteration update, it is currently rolling out a minor Android 5.0.1 update that addresses certain issues in Nexus devices.

The Android 5.0 update has not completed its designated rollout and was recently made available for users of the high-end Samsung Galaxy S5 in Poland.

The Android 5.0 update is expected to roll out to Galaxy S5 users in countries such as the United Kingdom, rest of the European Union and India soon.