Galaxy Note 4
Galaxy Note 4Samsung Mobile Press

Soon after the Android 5.0 Lollipop unveiling last week, three major smartphones firms - Motorola, Sony and HTC confirmed to release new OS update to flagship devices, now Samsung has hinted to roll out firmware to the flagship Galaxy Note 4 soon.

Samsung in its Twitter message has posted a Galaxy Note 4 with wallpaper showing Lollipop candies with a caption – "Anyway you look at it, the #GALAXYNote4 Quad HD Super AMOLED display is pretty sweet. #NoteTheDifference".

Going by the cryptic message, the company is hinting the flagship phablet will be receiving the new Android v5.0 OS update pretty soon.

If the Samsung community blog, SamMobile, is to be believed, Galaxy Note 4 is expected to taste the sweetness of Android Lollipop as early as next month or by December end. They also added that the flagship smartphone Galaxy S5 will also get the new update soon.

For the uninitiated, The Google's new Android v5.0 Lollipop OS comes with completely refurbished new design language material design bringing interactive user interface, replacement of Dalvik with ART as its default runtime and many more tweaks for performance enhancements.

[Also read: Android 5.0 Lollipop: Top Key Features of New Google Mobile OS]

Android 5.0 Lollipop Tipped to Release for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SoonSamsung Mobile via Twitter

Other smartphones confirmed to get Android 5.0 Lollipop OS update include:

Nexus Devices:

Google has confirmed that the new Android 5.0 Lollipop will be released to Nexus 5, 4, Nexus 7 (both 2012 and 2013 editions), Nexus 10 and other Google Play edition devices in coming weeks (as early as November first week).


The American company was the first Android OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) partner to announce the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop OS update to it devices. Motorola devices include Moto X (Gen 2 and Gen 1), Moto G (Gen 2 and Gen 1), Moto G with 4G LTE, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini.

Sony Smart-Devices:

The Japanese consumer electronics firm has confirmed to roll out new Android OS firmware to Xperia Z Ultra GPE (Google Play Edition), Xperia Z, Xperia ZR, Xperia ZL, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1s, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3v, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet, Xperia Tablet Z, and Xperia Z2 Tablet

HTC Smartphones:

The Taiwanese company has confirmed that HTC One (2013 and 2014), One Mini (1 & 2) and One Max will get update and a new report has surfaced online that the firm is expected to roll out firmware to other devices such as HTC One (M7 and M8) dual-SIM models, the newly released Desire Eye, Butterfly 2, One E8 (both single and dual-SIM variants), Mini 2, Desire 816, HTC One Max, One Mini (Gen 1), Butterfly (Gen 2) and MediaTek CPU-powered Desire series smartphones as well.