Samsung Galaxy Alpha to get Android 5.0 Lollipop update soon

The South Korean smartphone giant – Samsung has finally decided to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for several high-end Galaxy series smartphones including Samsung’s first metal-clad smartphone – Samsung Galaxy Alpha. On the company’s official support page, Samsung has listed the operating system update for more devices too.

Moreover, the mid-range Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini along with the Samsung Galaxy Note II has also been listed for the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update.

According to GSMArena, Samsung’s Finland and Denmark support pages list forthcoming Android software updates for numerous Galaxy range handsets. However, Samsung has not given any scheduled time when it’s going to roll out the Lollipop update.

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha sports a 4.7-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) Super AMOLED display with body dimensions 132.4×65.5×6.7mm and weighs 115 grams.

The Galaxy Alpha is powered by an Octa-core chipset with Quad-core 1.8GHz and Quad-core 1.3GHz processor. The smartphone also comes in a quad-core variant clocked at 2.5GHz. It features 2GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage that is non-expandable. The device sports a 12-megapixel rear snapper alongside 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie and video calling option. It fueled with an 1,860mAh Li-ion battery.

To evoke, Samsung Galaxy Alpha was launched in August, 2014 and ran Android 4.4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It was launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 39,990 in September, 2014.