Android 5.1, Google’s much–needed update for the Lollipop edition of its mobile operating system, looks set to be released soon. In fact, one device already has it. It’s just that it’s only available in Indonesia.
Google has let slip that a new Android One device due for launch in the Asian country later this month will feature Android 5.1 out of the box.
This backs up recent research by hardcore Android blogs, which have noticed the operating system being used to access their pages.
The update is said to be offer a major fix to the original release.
That means we can likely look forward to improved stability and connectivity, fixes to appalling battery drain and the possible return of silent mode.
The latter’s exclusion saw Google derided when Lollipop first hit Nexus devices last November.
While Google has not made any more official announcements, it appears the update is imminent.
That will be music to the ears of Android owners who have updated to Lollipop, only to find their phones and tablets rendered unusable by glitches.
New figures this week revealed that just 1.6% of all Android devices are using the latest version of the OS.