Will new Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) impress fans?
Will new Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) impress fans?Samsung Mobile Press

Samsung Galaxy A5 has started getting Android Lollipop OTA (over-the-air) update just a few days after the software was rolled out to the Galaxy A7 device.

The Galaxy A5, which was released in December last year, has started receiving the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update via OTA and KIES in Poland, and it is expected to rolled out to the device in other parts of the regions in June, reported YouMobile (via GSMArena). 

The report revealed that Android 5.0.2 Lollipop file size is 1 GB and comes with several features like new TouchWiz UI with Material Design, better battery life, new lockscreen, new notification panel and system Apps, performance and stability improvements, bugs fixing, and better network connection among others.

How to Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via OTA on Samsung Galaxy A5 Device:

Samsung Galaxy A5 smartphone users should ideally receive Cyanogen OS CM12 update notification when it is rolled out in their region. Select "Yes, I'm in" option to download the files and select >> "Install Now." Your device will automatically restart once the installation is done and the firmware will start running.

Users of the devices can also check the availability of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop manually by going to – 'Settings' >> 'About phone' >> 'System update' >> 'Check' for update.

It may be mentioned that the Samsung Galaxy A5 was announced in October 2014 before releasing into the market in December. It sports a 5.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi pixel density), powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor and run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat (5.0.2 Lollipop update available). It comes packed with 16 GB internal memory expandable up to 64 GB, and 2 GB RAM, houses 13 MP main camera and 5 MP front snapper, and has a Non-removable Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery.