SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Samsung UK: No Android Lollipop update for the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4


Last updated: November 25th, 2015 at 10:22 UTC+02:00

Samsung UK is at it again. This particular branch of the Korean giant has always been rather active on Twitter when it comes to informing users whether a particular device will get updated to a newer version of Android or not. It hasn’t always been right – Samsung UK had said that the Galaxy E5 would not be getting the Lollipop update, even though this particular device never launched in the region and did actually get Android 5.0.

Today, Samsung UK is shedding light on another Galaxy device’s fate; it has responded to a Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 owner on Twitter and said that the tablet will not be getting Lollipop. Now, we aren’t very trusting of Samsung UK considering it has been incorrect in the past, but this time we think they might actually be right. Why? Because based on our information there is currently no firmware in development for the 8.4-inch variant of the Galaxy Tab Pro lineup.

We’re not saying that it’s certain the Tab Pro 8.4 won’t make the jump to Android 5.0, especially since the Tab Pro 12.2 did get the update, but with such a long time past since the Tab Pro 8.4 was released, it’s possible the tablet has missed the Lollipop boat. We will be keeping an eye out for more information on this matter, but for now it would be best to simmer down your hopes of seeing the newer version of the OS on your Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4.


Firmware Android 5.0Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4Galaxy TabPRO 8.4Lollipop
Load 8 comments

You might also like

State of the update: Samsung’s policy is slowly improving

It has become something of a hobby for many in smartphone land: bemoan Samsung’s unreliable update polic …

  • By Michel G.
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy S5 gets December update in India, still on Android 5.0

Samsung might take a long time to bring out major new versions of Android to its devices, but it also manages …

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Do Samsung users passionately care about getting latest Android versio …

We have already reviewed Samsung’s messed up policy for Android updates, the company usually sends out u …

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago

Galaxy S5 mini Android 5.1.1 update rolling out now

There’s good news today for folks who own the Galaxy S5 mini because the latest version of Android is fi …

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime gets Android 5.0 in Russia

We gave you an exclusive look at Android Lollipop running on the Galaxy Grand Prime a long time ago, and Samsu …

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Galaxy E5 is getting the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update in Russ …

We told you Samsung’s greatest mid-range smartphones yet would be getting updated to Lollipop at some po …

  • By Daniel van Dorp
  • 7 years ago