Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Google Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 now available

San Francisco – An updated Android 5.1.1 OTA update for the Nexus 7 Wi-Fi 2012, 2013, Nexus Player and Nexus devices is now available. Android users can make the new installation of the Lollipop upgrade manually by going through the instructions provided by the Google developers. The search engine giant has come up with instructions for the flashing Nexus factory images.

The updated Android is being introduced to bring improvement and stability in bug fixes and is soon to be made available for the other devices. Most of the users of Nexus 10 have started receiving the updated Android 5.1.1 OTA with a downloading requirement of only 13.9 MB and LMY47V as the build number.

Nexus 10

The upgraded Lollipop is expected to add more than just better performance and stability improvements. Apart from fixing bugs, it will also restrict the memory leak problem.

However, the new upgrade does not have any other novel features. Although the update at present is available only for Nexus 10 and couple of Nexus 7 devices along with the Nexus Player, it is expected to be available for other Nexus devices anytime soon.

The first to receive the upgrade after this is expected to be Nexus 9.

Clean Installation is Possible

Lollipop Upgrade factory images have been made available, and the Nexus device users can make a clean installation using these images. Google has especially uploaded these images to ensure that the Nexus device owners find it easier to install the upgrade for their Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 devices.

However, doing clean installation requires the availability of backup data so that the device user does not get into any mess.

So, on the safe side, the users should wait for a few days for the OTA update so that complete knowledge of the flashing the factory images are available manually. Nevertheless, the earlier version of Nexus 5, is still making waves in the market and is available at a feasible deal from StackSocial.

Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware updates now available for Nexus 7 3G

Google Nexus 7

Google has finally published the factory images of its newest version of Android, 5.0.2 Lollipop, for Nexus 7 cellular models . The company previously released factory images for the tablet’s WiFi model following the original release of Android Lollipop last year.

According to Google, both first and second generation of Google-Asus Nexus 7 3G model will be receiving the update. There is no words on whether and when the update will be available for the tablet OTA. But users can download the factory image and flash the zip file on their tablet device manually to upgrade their Android version to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.

The current version that’s running on Nexus 7 is Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop for the WiFi model of first and second generation Nexus 7 tablets. But for the cellular model of the tablets, it released Android 5.0.2 directly, skipping the original 5.0 version.

The build number of Android 5.0.2 is LRX22G. It is dated October 22. So if you’ve got a first or second generation Nexus 7 tablet that is a 3G model, you can either flash the factory images directly or wait for the OTA update that will take Nexus 7 to the new version.

Some of the prominent features of Android Lollipop are material design which focuses on beautiful animations full of vibrant colors. It also has a new notification system, lockscreen notification, and a new battery saving mode that helps save battery when you’re away from a charging point.