Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Receiving Android 5.0 Update
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition finally updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new firmware update now roll-out by Samsung to the device by over-the-air.
Android 5.0 Lollipop adds many new features and improvements to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition. These consist of fresh new material design and also new ART runtime, that is guaranteed to speed up the device.
With the Lollipop update for the Galaxy S4 GPe, you can expect to see all the standard Android 5.0 features, including the new Material Design UI, faster performance, lockscreen notifications, multi-user support, improved battery life, support for numerous new languages, and restored access to external storage for third-party apps. The update is around 500MB in size and is rolling over the air; it should soon appear on your device on its own, though you can also force it show up right away from the Settings » About phone » System updates menu.
For those that need a refresher, the standard Galaxy S4 will also be updated to Lollipop sometime next year.