Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has officially affirmed the Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update on their older Nexus lineup, which incorporates Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013), and Nexus 10. Following Google’s footsteps, Motorola also announced the Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA rollout for company’s second-gen Moto G and Moto X devices today.
Google made an announcement by means of Twitter that Lollipop is presently going to be rolled out for “most” Nexus devices, including the Nexus 5, Wi-Fi variants of the Nexus 7 from the 2012 and 2013 model years, and the Nexus 10. Although, we are not sure when exactly the update is going to be rolled out, as there is no information is defined in detail.
Motorola on the other hand reported the news in a blog entry and said, “We’ve started to roll out Lollipop in phases just a week after the public release of the software to the following devices in the US – Moto X (2nd Gen.) Pure Edition, Moto G (2nd Gen.) US GSM and Moto G (2nd Gen.) Global GSM retail versions sold in the US.”
On the off chance that you can hardly wait for Google to finish rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, you can go to Google’s developer page and install the Lollipop factory image. You should be doing this only and only if you are acquainted with flashing devices, and you better be careful about the consequences. A week ago, an announcement of Android 5.0 Lollipop update was said to be deferred till November 12 because of some ‘outstanding bugs’. The issue was later conjectured to be a battery-draining Wi-Fi bug on the Nexus 5.