Samsung has currently confirmed the Android 5.1.1 updates for their devices like Galaxy S5, S6, S6 Edge and also Note 4. Along with their partner carriers, Samsung has recently updated their Galaxy S6 and S6 users with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
According to Gospel Herald, the partner carriers that have so far confirmed the update are Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T. Sprint has already started rolling out their updates for devices like Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. Furthermore, an IB Times reports suggests that a Canadian operator will most likely roll out Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for the latest device Galaxy Note Edge within the month of August.
For now, it is only T-Mobile who has confirmed the update but various other carriers have already issued statements that they will be releasing the update very soon for people who are making use of Samsung Galaxy S5. Meanwhile, according to Gotta Be Mobile, Galaxy S6 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update will be rolled out with various new and exciting features included in it.
The StageFright Patch is the latest and the most important update that will be rolled out with this release. Besides the virus patch, there will be several other improvements that will be rolled into the device like several necessary bug fixes, Advanced Calling, various options to turn off wallpaper motion effects, various kinds of tweaks made on the tablet along with the highly appreciated camera application.
The operating system was disturbed by various kinds of issues right before this update and the battery life issue was one of the most disturbing of them all. It resulted in tons of complaints being released by Samsung users.
Meanwhile, keep in mind that the Android 5.1.1 update is not way through which all issues in devices like S5, S6 Edge, S6 and Note devices can be cleared. At the same time, these updates will bring various kinds of necessary improvements that benefit your device.
Besides Samsung, Android 5.1.1 update is currently rolling out for Motorola devices as well. These include the Moto G 2014, Moto G 2015, Moto G 2013, Moto E 2014 and its 2015 successor. Right now, most of high-profile brands in the industry are doing their best to clear the StageFright issues that are currently being faced by Android smartphones.
In the meantime, Android M Marshmallow is being slated for a September release and presently the hopes are high that Motorola will be one of those companies which enjoy a high chance of getting all the necessary updates.
There were previous reports which included the Moto X devices but the present reports are disregarding the upgrades for these units for now. With the month nearing its end, reports indicated that 17 Motorola devices are off for an Android 5.1.1 update while the month nears its end. For now, Moto G and Moto E have been verified.
Right now Moto G and Moto E users are rejoicing for the update as the StageFright vulnerability has been affecting mass number of Android users worldwide. The StageFright issue with the video message was present in the Android system which comes with several applications like that of Google Hangouts, Whatsapp and various other apps.
If you don’t know about this virus, here’s your chance. When clicked open, the virus has the ability to scatter around the system and destroy some date with the help of dangerous code. Throughout Lollipop history, this is the most disturbing bug that has affected by the Android system. A solution similar to that has been sent to devices like that of Samsung Galaxy and Google Nexus as well.