In what would be welcomed by many Samsung Galaxy S4 users, Google's latest software Android 5.0.1 Lollipop ROM has been leaked and it appears to official Samsung firmware.
The files of Android 5.0.1 Lollipop were first posted on a Chinese forum before reaching XDA community, according to a report by GSMArena. The firmware's ROM is suitable for GT-I9500/9502/9508/9508v versions of the Galaxy S4 and it appeared to be legitimate, added the report.
However, the ROM is said to have a Chinese region, so some system messages are in Chinese despite there is option to choose English language. The report also went on to say that the software works well on the Galaxy S4.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is yet to get official Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA update but its leak didn't come as a surprise, as speculations have been doing the rounds for quite a while that its seeding would happen soon.
It may be mentioned that Samsung devices are getting the software late, as several Several Google Play edition devices, including the Nexus series, HTC One (M7), HTC One (M8), Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, and others have got it over a month ago and some devices have even received the upgraded version - Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition (GPE) received Android 5.0 Lollipop update a few days ago but is yet to get official update.