Android 5.0 Lollipop update arrives for Samsung Galaxy S5

Android 5.0 Lollipop update was been rolled out for Nexus series. But, the update (LRX21T) is available for Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) now. This is the first time for Samsung launched the Android update in a short period of time, 31 days since Google introduced Lollipop code to AOSP on November 4th. Currently only Poland has received the software upgrade and it should be continued to other countries in Europe. How about in U.S? Well, so far we haven’t known about the exact date for the release, due to carrier certification. But, it usually takes slow process for the roll out.

Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Android 5.0 Lollipop update

With Android 5.0 Lollipop, Samsung Galaxy S5 gets significant features and improvements on it. In Lollipop, Google introduced Material Design that makes UI looks so natural to touch, explainable that the UI element has an animation that makes the device looks amazing. Especially for Samsung Galaxy S5, the Material Design makes Samsung’s application design looks better than before. Now, it has colored status bar, new font, and a material-design inspired look.

The features in Android 5.0 Lollipop get a new lockscreen with notifications support, priority mode, tap & go, heads-up notification, Mirror Link, Smart Lock, and many more. In addition, Samsung also has made a clipboard tool that is easy to manage to keep history of your screenshots and copied text. Samsung also built fingerprint lock (similar with Galaxy Note 4) which automatically update of the fingerprint driver.

For the performance please don’t worry about that. This is lag-free and fast software, Samsung has developed the date and the period of a smartphone. This is caused by the new ART runtime, or maybe Samsung optimized its software for the first time ever. Talking about that, the most important thing is, it’s fast.

Thus if you want to update your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to Android 5.0 Lollipop, connect your device to your computer/laptop, and use Samsung Kies or Samsung’s FOTA (Firmware Over The Air) service. To download and install the firmware via OTA, just go to Settings>System>About Device>Software Update>Update.

If you want to know the firmware details, please check the description below:

  • Model : SM-G900F
  • Model Name : Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Country : Poland
  • Version : Android 5.0 – LRX21T
  • Changelist : 77433514
  • Build date : Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:41:00 +0000
  • Product Code : XEO
  • PDA : G900FXXU1BNL2
  • CSC : G900FXEO1BNL1
  • MODEM : G900FXXU1BNL

Android 5.0 Lollipop firmwares for Galaxy S5 are available for download. You can use the Firmware for manually installation for your device, in case you can’t update officially via Samsung Kies or OTA, or your country has not received the update yet.

Download Android 5.0 Firmware

You can download the Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware on the link below:

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