Well maybe if they released fewer phones, they would be faster at these updates. I don't understand why they release a number of almost identical phones instead of just few that they can focus on. This kills their brand too.
Are OEM's also bound by the 18month old device no update support by google?
Note-2, 20 Mar 2015Thats it samsung, My note-2 is looking forward for dustbin and I am towards declining sales of... moreOh great just when S3 owners stop whining now the Note 2 users start. Not going to bother to even check but has any other manufacturers updated any of its 2012 phones to lollipop?
Your phone is old, get it over it.
Alex, 20 Mar 2015I still don't get it ... you work for the A series now ... Ok ... nice very cool. but my S4? 9... moreThe update is available for the GT-i5905 version, although only for the black edition one.
If you do not mind the different start up sound and the extra backgrounds you can always update your phone using that one.
If you prefer to wait for the OTA update it will come too.
All just got the lollipop update for my galaxy s5 exynos version in India. It's a 874 MB update file. About to install the update now.
AnonD-349549, 20 Mar 2015Extremely old? HTC updated M7 to 5.0 and one more. Wow did M7 release in 2012?
Oh right, how is the 5.1 update for the M7 going?
When I had my Nexus 5, I regretted updating. Why this phone can't handle a new upgrade is astonishing...
I have latest sony flagship. Still waiting for update... And you here crying for older phones.
I still don't get it ... you work for the A series now ... Ok ... nice very cool. but my S4? 9506 already got it 9500 same. You forget the 9505 ? You start to become seriously anoynning. The m7 the old m7 already got it ! My friend have lollipop science a mounth on his G3. What are you doing ?
Anonymous, 20 Mar 2015No plans for note2? F**k you Samsung. . Work on the updates for premium phones like note and... moreRegardless of if it can handle the update or not, the phone is 3 years old. Nobody should expect it to be updated anymore.
You liars samsung.. see this messages:http://www.gsmarena.com/android_5_lollipop_update_confirmed_for_the_galaxy_note2-news-11168.php
Are sammy inside sources drunk while predicting these BS ?
Thats it samsung, My note-2 is looking forward for dustbin and I am towards declining sales of S6/S6_Edge... and dust accumulated on s6 in the shelves of Sprint & ATnT.