Dell Venue 8 7840 sees the arrival of Android 5.1 Lollipop


On Tuesday night, Dell began pushing a software update to its Venue 8 7840 that refreshes the device with Android 5.1 Lollipop. Dell didn’t stop with ushering in a new version of Android, though. The company also included bug fixes and improvements to certain areas of the tablet. Processing for the camera’s depth capabilities, for example, has been improved to provide a richer experience after a photo has been taken.

Dell included in the following in this update, as noted by Android Central:

  • Lollipop 5.1.0
  • Enhanced access via Quick settings for Wifi and Bluetooth
  • UI enhancements – Volume slider
  • New animations on the Clock app
  • Improved SD Card support (Fixed bug that prevented some apps from being moved to SD Card)
  • Updated localization, Four additional languages added – Danish (Denmark), Finnish (Finland/Sweden), Norwegian, Swedish (Finland & Sweden)
  • Depth processing improvements for Dell Gallery
  • Added two new Dell Live wallpapers
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

Via: Android Central