We only just announced that Google has made available the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory images for you to flash to your 2012 or 2013 Nexus 7 tablet and for your Nexus 10 Android tablet, but some Nexus 10 users are already receiving the OTA update on their devices.
Google has just published Android 5.1.1 factory images for the 2012 and 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7s and Nexus 10, all bearing build number LMY47V. This news comes after the new factory image release for the Nexus Player, which we just saw a little over a week ago.
Just a few hours ago, Android 5.1 became official, though it had been spotted running on Android One devices earlier this year. The new build includes three main features, multiple-SIM card support (a staple for many Asian devices), device protection, and HD voice calling along with bug fixes and the likes. While most of these features sound better suited to phones, a couple Nexus tablets are first up to the plate.
While there are no concrete details as to when the update will arrive OTA, Google has thankfully begun to post the factory images. Those who know what to do need only click on the link below, find their device, get their download on, and patch away. For those who [...]
The latest iteration of Android has to date only been available on the new Nexus 5 but, as of November 13, can now be downloaded on the Nexus 7 Wi-Fi versions and Nexus 10 tablet.
The bad news is that Nexus 4 owners and those with a cellular Nexus 7 tablet will have to wait a little longer, with the update not currently available for both devices.
Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat on the new Nexus 5 smartphone at the end of last month, and recent reports claim that the operating system update – which takes its name from the popular candy bar maker – could soon feature on the second-generation Nexus 10.
The Internet search giant is expected to take the wraps off the new Nexus 10 in the near future, but for now a purported image would seem to indicate that Google could follow others in launching an 8-inch tablet.
A posted (Britoid) on The Verge Forums spotted the image on Google’s revamped Android page for Android 4.4 KitKat, and the picture depicts an 8-inch or 9-inch tablet with very slim bezels and running the latest iteration of Android.