Android L may hit Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 by early December

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Although Android L was first released as a developer preview back in the summer during Google I/O, no official release date for Google’s next iteration of their mobile operating system has been announced. Nevertheless, as Google continues to push out application updates that incorporate their new Material Design guidelines that are a big part of Android L, we get a sense that the time is quickly approaching. That could be within the next couple months as a new report suggests Samsung is gearing up to have Android L ready to roll out to their flagship devices by late November or early December. The sources indicate Samsung will be ready with Android L for both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 during that time frame.

For many consumers, the wait may be a bit longer though as the update goes through carrier certifications. Android fans are probably hopeful that Google, the smartphone manufacturers and the carriers are getting better at putting the operating system together in such a way that a major update can be rolled out much more quickly than in the past.

source: SamMobile


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Raised in North Carolina, Jeff Causey is a licensed CPA in North Carolina. Jeff's past Android devices include an HTC EVO, a Samsung Note II, an LG G3, and a Motorola Moto X Pure Edition along with a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1. He currently uses a Samsung Galaxy S8 and (very rarely) a Nexus 7 (2013). He is also using a Verizon-branded Motorola Moto Z Play Droid supplied by his job. Jeff used to have a pair of Google Glass and a Moto 360 Sport in his stable of gadgets. Unfortunately, his kids have all drunk the Apple Kool-Aid and have i-devices. Life at home often includes demonstrations of the superiority of his Android based devices. In his free time, Jeff is active an active runner usually training for his next marathon, owns a Mazda MX-5 Miata, and plays Dungeons & Dragons. Jeff has three grown kids and a golden retriever.


  • xgman

    I guess that means the update for the Verizon LG G3 will come out December, 2015, a year later. . . . (sarcasm)

    • ShapesBlue

      Yea after they tweak it and do whatever the hell is that they do to make upgrades “better” as they call it

  • Elton Oliveira

    I WANT THE “L” running on my Note 3 in December!!!! 2014, not 2015

  • Tanya Doyle

    What about the S4? I paid GOOD money for this phone and not ready to upgrade! It should definitely roll out to the S4!

  • Oi Mum Look

    I hope they bring it to the tablets they released this year (tab pro and tab s) just as quick.

  • jay

    Can someone tell me what does this L do?

    • William Talbert

      Its a special time traveling app, it also gives you super powers.