In a time when most of the Android smartphones and tablets are yet to receive the new OS, we already near news about the release of Android 5.1. Frustrating, isn’t it? Well, if you’re among the lucky ones who already Android 5.0 Lollipop on their devices, you will be happy to hear that the very first update could soon be deployed and it’s said to bring back a feature that many have missed.
The guys from AndroidPit claim they have trustworthy inside information according to which,Android 5.1 will be launched by the end of February 2015. It seems that this is a rather large update with many interesting new features, and there’s already a public changelog that is available, with all the new features and fixes:
- Silent mode added after missing on Android 5.0
- General improvements in system stability
- Improved RAM management
- Fixes for sudden app closures
- Improved battery management
- Excessive consumption of network devices when used Wi-Fi fixed
- Issues with wireless connections fixed
- Problems with Okay Google function solved
- Notifications problems solved
- Some sound problems experience by certain devices fixed
- Other improvements and changes
- Changes in the Material Design color palette (after users complaints, possibly for a higher version though)
So, by the looks of it, the biggest purpose of Android 5.1 is to iron out bugs and glitches that have been reported by Android 5.0 Lollipo users. But there are some new features that are much welcome for many, such as the silent mode and improved RAM and battery management. What do you make out of these new details?