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Samsung Galaxy Alpha to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop update

According to GSMArena, Samsung's Finland and Denmark support pages list upcoming Android software updates for several Galaxy range smartphones. Samsung has not given any scheduled time when the Lollipop update will be rolled out.

BT Online Bureau | April 2, 2015 | Updated 00:01 IST
Samsung Galaxy Alpha to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Although a bit late, Samsung has finally decided to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop updates for various high-end Galaxy-series handsets. Samsung's support page has tipped the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update for more devices including Galaxy Alpha.

Galaxy Alpha is the Samsung's first metal-clad smartphone.

Furthermore, the mid-range Galaxy S5 mini alongside the Galaxy Note II has also been listed for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update.

According to GSMArena, Samsung's Finland and Denmark support pages list upcoming Android software updates for several Galaxy range smartphones. Samsung has not given any scheduled time when the Lollipop update will be rolled out.

It's worth noting that Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 mini was earlier tipped by Samsung France. The company had suggested that the Android update will start rolling out in the second quarter of 2015.

To recall, Samsung Galaxy Alpha was launched last year in August and ran Android 4.4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It was launched in India at Rs. 39,990 in September.

Samsung Alpha sports a 4.7-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) super amoled display with dimensions 132.4x65.5x6.7mm and weighs 115 grams.

The Galaxy Alpha is powered by an octa-core chipset with quad-core 1.8GHz and quad-core 1.3GHz. The smartphone also comes in a quad-core variant with a clock speed of 2.5GHz. It features 2GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage that is non-expandable. It sports a 12-megapixel rear camera and also includes 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera. It packs an 1860mAh battery.

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