SamMobile confirms Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S4

Android 5.0, or Lollipop as most will prefer to call it, is all the rage these days. It’s the biggest update to the world-dominating OS in years, and users have naturally been wondering which devices will be lucky to make the jump to Lollipop. Well, thanks to our sources, we can confirm that Samsung will be updating the Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0. That shouldn’t come as surprising since the S4 is still under the 18-month update guarantee period, but it’s notable as this would mean that the Galaxy S4 will be getting its third major update after Android 4.3 and 4.4 (though as many will argue, neither were as major as 5.0, and we’d have to agree.)

The Exynos variant (GT-I9500) should receive the update first, sometime early next year, though naturally these plans can always change in the coming months based on how quickly Samsung is able to port everything over, and also on things like carrier and regional delays. In case you missed it, we’ve already given our readers an exclusive look at Android 5.0 running on the Galaxy S5, and we’re guessing Samsung will be aiming to bring the same new look of its software to the S4 as well, and likely other devices like the Galaxy Note 3.

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ronnysito
1 year 3 months ago

The upgrade when arriving for the s4 sgh-M919 a lollipop

engin28li
1 year 3 months ago

When will the android 5.0 firmware for i9505?

bosson med
1 year 4 months ago

what about s4(i9505)?

dimas ardi
1 year 4 months ago

how to download?

baligh20
1 year 4 months ago

what about s4(i9505)?

NOOR2COX
1 year 5 months ago

When will we lollipop 5.0 for Galaxy S4 i9500?

hguzrey
1 year 6 months ago

El samsung galaxy s4 i337m modelo internacional de telcel, recibirá actualización a android L 5.0?
por favor respondan, ya que es de suma importancia recibir la buena noticia de que yes

aspjcr
1 year 6 months ago

android 5.0 Lollipop can be installed on a SGH-I337M galaxy s4?

tomas.hokenberi
1 year 6 months ago

Will GT-i9506 (LTE-A) receive Lollipop update?

totoachazo
1 year 6 months ago

What about the GT-I9505 ? will it get the update ? If so, when ?

sabhuku
1 year 6 months ago

How about the I9205? Plllllleeeeeeeaaaaassssseeeee!!!!!

milly62
1 year 6 months ago

android 5.0 Lollipop can be installed on a gt-i9505 galaxy s4?

Henryquefoda
1 year 6 months ago

Sera que vai haver o androi 5.0 para o i9505

eliezerjk
1 year 6 months ago

I heard they will not roll out kitkat 4.4.4 and will upgrade to 5.0 directly. Is it true? If so that would be annoying that I have to wait to January using all buggy firmware.

rodrigorickko
1 year 6 months ago

Hello people,
I have a sprint samsung galaxy S4 model: SPH-L720T android 4.4.2. I put android 5.0

snypa10111
1 year 2 months ago

Hi I see u have lollipop on sph-l720t
Are you running a custom rom?
And what baseband are you on and does it matter?
I want to update mine and everyone is afraid to update it

xtrem726
1 year 6 months ago

Can’t wait for this

jay_m3
1 year 6 months ago

Samsung has shown none of previous devices had an upgrade of TouchWiz upgrade, i mean full upgrade

SebastianSzostek
1 year 6 months ago

Any news about the S4 mini (gt-i9195)?

axellguitar
1 year 6 months ago

the update will be for the GT-I9505????

vinivicius
1 year 6 months ago

I hope 9515 and 9515L also receive Android 5.0…

Tahaga
1 year 6 months ago

Hi,
I mailed samsung, and they said, the i9515 will get the 5.0 at the same moment as the i9505 in France. Hope they didn’t lie..

VinBenzin
1 year 4 months ago

And when the i9515 in france get this update ? say samsung any time when they bring out the update ?

vinivicius
1 year 6 months ago

And also the new look like S5/Note 4

alastairgreen_Nexus
1 year 6 months ago

It depends but they will update the device with Android 5.0 and do not expect the change of UI unless the first firmware will be released.

dbedwrz
1 year 6 months ago

s3 is death. :(

jay_m3
1 year 6 months ago

dead

GreenCloud
1 year 6 months ago

I and my S4 excited and happy!

nuts guy
1 year 6 months ago

What about the GT-I9505?????

nuts guy
1 year 6 months ago

Ok I just saw the comment above… Still, it’s not fair that the LTE version will be dalayed again…

alastairgreen_Nexus
1 year 6 months ago

Exactly and i expect that the history will repeats itself like on the GT-N7100′s and GT-N7105′s KitKat OTA’s

rubiorm
1 year 6 months ago

And the Snapdragon variant (GT-I9505)???????????????????????

alastairgreen_Nexus
1 year 6 months ago

I think it will be the next similar to the story of GT-N7100 and GT-N7105 on the KitKat update when the GT-N7100 receives the update first than the GT-N7105

YvesLuca
1 year 6 months ago

Will it get the S5/Note 4 interface?

adryandv
1 year 3 months ago

updated for Galaxy S4 i9500 is getting ,but for Galaxy S4-i9505 ?

GreenCloud
1 year 6 months ago

“…we’re guessing Samsung will be aiming to bring the same new look of its software to the S4 as well, and likely other devices like the Galaxy Note 3″

Well, let’s hope.

sanayp
1 year 6 months ago

I agree with you that the S4 should get an upgrade as the interface now looks old and it needs to be updated to the latest interface so it looks brand new. Such as the NOTE 4 with a mix of S5.

 
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