Android Lollipop was officially launched by Google on October 15 and Nexus devices were supposed to get an OTA update on November 3. The update was pushed back due to WiFi related bugs but starting today Google has started rolling on OTA update to the Nexus devices.
Google is finally rolling an OTA update of Android 5.0 Lollipop to Nexus devices staring today. The update comes after Motorola announced its plans to roll Lollipop update for the new Moto X and Moto G within the next few days.
Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (both models) and Nexus 10 has already started recieving the over-the-air (OTA) update. As it will roll it in phases, you might receive it after sometime. So, if you can’t wait to get a hang of the brand new Android OS, then head over to Google’s Nexus site and download factory images and flash it.
What’s new in Android Lollipop?
Android Lollipop is dedicated to a new cross-platform design language referred to as “material design“. Expanding upon the “card” motifs first seen in Google Now, it is a cleaner design with increased use of grid-based layouts, responsive animations and transitions, padding, and depth effects such as lighting and shadows. Designer ‘Matías Duarte’ explained, “unlike real paper, our digital material can expand and reform intelligently. Material has physical surfaces and edges”. The material design language will not only be used on Android, but across Google’s suite of web software as well, providing a consistent experience across all platforms.
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