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Will my device receive Android Lollipop?
The arrival of a new Android OS version leaves us all asking one big question – will my device receive the update?
To help narrow down your search we have put together a master list of all the devices which will be receiving Android Lollipop at some point in the future. We’ll be updating the list regularly, so if you find a source that confirms another handset will be lucky enough to receive Lollipop, please do let us know.
Without further delay:
HTC has been pretty open about its update policy and announced that it would be bringing Android Lollipop to its HTC One range within 90 days of the OS’ launch. A leaked roadmap and unconfirmed sources also suggests that Lollipop will be heading to a number of other handsets.
- One (M8) – confirmed by HTC
- One (M7) – confirmed by HTC
- One (M7) Dual SIM
- One (M8) Dual SIM
- One Mini 2
- One Mini – confirmed by HTC
- One E8
- One E8 Dual SIM
- One Max
- Butterfly S
- Butterfly 2
- Desire EYE
- Desire 816
- Desire 610
A Facebook post on the company’s official German account has stated that the LG G3 will receive Lollipop this year, with the G2 to follow shortly afterwards. Other devices have not been mentioned so far.
- G3 – confirmed, scheduled for Q4 2014
- G2 – confirmed
Following the announcement of the Nexus 6, Motorola confirmed that its recent range of handsets would all recieve an update to Lollipop. The following have all been confirmed directly by Motorola.
- Moto X (1st Gen. & 2nd Gen.)
- Moto G (1st Gen. & 2nd Gen.)
- Moto G with 4G LTE
- Moto E
- Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini
After releasing details on its new Nexus devices, Google confirmed that handsets and tablets going back to the Nexus 4 would be receiving Lollipop. The latest reports suggest that an OTA update is scheduled for November 3rd 2014.
The Nexus 4, 5, 7 (WiFi & LTE), and Nexus 10 have all been confirmed by Google and the Nexus 6 and 9 will ship with the latest OS. Google mentioned that GPE handsets would also be among the first to receive an update.
With just one handset to maintain, the OnePlus One will see Lollipop within 3 months of the OS’ release.
- OnePlus One – confirmed by OnePlus
Just like LG, Samsung hasn’t given out any official information regarding handset updates. The only hint we’ve seen of Android 5.0 on a Samsung device comes from a leaked preview build running on the Galaxy S5.
Sony has announced that it will be bringing Android 5.0 to all Xperia Z devices, not just its flagships. All of the following have been confirmed by Sony, although a timeframe has not been listed.
- Xperia Z3
- Xperia Z3 Compact
- Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
- Xperia Z3v
- Xperia Z2
- Xperia Z1
- Xperia Z1 Compact
- Xperia Z
- Xperia Tablet Z
- Xperia Z Ultra
- Xperia ZL
- Xperia ZR
The Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream Uno will receive Android Lollipop “soon” after the full launch of the new version.
- Karbonn Sparkle V – guaranteed by Google
- Micromax Canvas A1 – guaranteed by Google
- Spice Dream Uno – guaranteed by Google
Asus has detailed an update timetable on its official forum for its ZenFone series and a couple of PadFone devices. The ZenFone and PadFone S updates are scheduled for April 2015, with the PadFone Infinity to follow a couple of months later.
The Nvidia Shield Tablet will receive an update to Lollipop in November, according to a video posted to the company’s official Youtube channel.
- SHIELD Tablet – confirmed by Nvidia for November
We’ll be updating the list with the latest news when we hear it, so stick this page in your bookmarks. If you have any questions or want to send us a tip about Lollipop updates, head on over to our forums and drop us a line.