Google has started to distribute the operating system update Android 5.0 Lollipop among the owners of the previous generation of devices in the line of Nexus – Smartphone Nexus 5, and 7 and Nexus tablet Nexus 10. On it informs edition PCWorld.
Google officially presented the final version of Android 5.0 Lollipop last month. Platform is preinstalled on new smartphones Nexus 6, 9 and Nexus Tablet consoles Nexus Player, which Google also unveiled in October.
According to media reports, Google began sending a new version of the platform owners of the previous generation of devices in the line of Nexus – Nexus smartphones 5 and 7 and Nexus tablet Nexus 10. Access to update users will gradually over the next few days. Especially impatient can download directly from the website platform Google – but to install required tools for developers.
Perhaps, Google has decided to accelerate the launch of LG update after claiming that the manufacturer of this week intended to first update their devices to Android 5.0. In addition, among smartphone owners Moto G and Moto X update began distributing company Motorola. Until now, the new version of Android is usually the first to give owners of devices under the brand Nexus, which Google itself produces jointly with manufacturing partners.
At the same time, the owners of smartphones Nexus 4 until you get the update Android 5.0. When Google plans to open access to the update for Nexus 4, is not specified.
The new version of the Android operating system is changed appearance – applied the so-called “material design”. It is visually apparent depth of the picture, the buttons are decorated in a minimalist style and applied round icons instead of square. You also have the ability to customize the color gamut of the interface under the pictures, such as photos.
In Android 5.0 Lollipop improved notification system. For important user can respond directly from the lock screen, added security features, such as smart watches and LG G Watch G Watch R can unlock your smartphone when approaching him. On one device can create multiple accounts for different users. Also has a mode of deep ECONOMY in which devices will be able to work for half an hour longer than usual.