Whenever Android releases a new version of their mobile OS it’s always a struggle to learn what handsets will be getting the new version. This was the case with 4.2.2, but thankfully Samsung has now given details as to which devices will be getting this update. That’s not all, as there is also information on Samsung device support for Android Key Lime Pie.
Firstly let’s look at Android 4.2.2 considering this is currently the most up-to-date version. Samsung has given a list of the devices that will only get up to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and will not progress any further, and as you would expect the original Galaxy Note and Galaxy S2 are just two of them. A complete list can be seen below thanks to SamMobile.
It’s Key Lime Pie that we are most interested in though, although we cannot say we are surprised at which Samsung smartphones and tablets will be getting the Android 5.0 update. The Galaxy S3 and S4 are certainly on that list, as are all variants of the Note 2, Note 8 and Note 10.1. Again a full list can be seen below.
If you have a Galaxy S2 then you must be happy with how long Samsung has supported the handset for, as it’s almost 2 years old now. If you look at that list you will notice that the dual-core devices will not be getting Android 5.0, this has to be because Key Lime Pie needs far more processing power.
While it’s nice to see these supported Samsung devices, we cannot wait to see what the Google X Phone will be like, as Motorola will be working closely with Google in order to make this upcoming smartphone designed specifically for the naked version of Android 5.0. We already know it’s going to happen, but we just don’t know when.