After seeding to Sprint-driven Nexus 6 users in the US, Google's Android 5.1.1 OS update is now active for the older Nexus 5 users.
According to a GSMArena report, quoting a reliable Indian tech portal, Android 5.1.1 has begun rolling oout to Nexus 5 handsets, starting in India.
Hence, owners of Google/LG Nexus 5 smartphones can check their handsets for newer over-the-air (OTA) notifications representing Android 5.1.1.
Also, Android 5.1.1 is also confirmed to reach users of Nexus 5 devices subscribed to Sprint's wireless network services in the US.
Android 5.1.1 enhances existing features and fixes numerous bugs inherent in the previous version of the OS update. Notable fixes include rectifying the camera time-out issue on Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 handsets.
The latest update also resolves the Chromecast remote pass-through issue.
Apart from this, there are some fixes that enhance stability.
As of now, the AOSP changelog is available courtesy Android Police, Al Sutton and JBQ. Click here to access it.
As for the latest roll-out, Nexus 5 users in India should observe Android 5.1.1, in the form of a 25MB sized file bearing build number LMY48B.
Nexus 5 users can also manually check for Android 5.1.1 by navigating to Settings > About > System > Software Updates.