Android 5.0 Lollipop Update for Asus ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, ZenFone 6 to be Delayed

Asus Zenfone 5The Taiwanese company Asus has announced that due to some issues in verification Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 smartphones has been delayed. Asus was expected the updates of Android 5.0 Lollipop by mid-may for the Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone5, and Zenfone 6smartphones. Through Zen talk forum, Asus has confirmed the updates to be delayed due to issues in verification.

The Asus Padfone S was also expected the Android Lollipop updates by mid-May, but the company has confirmed the delay for the handset too.

“Asus was scheduled to provide ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, ZenFone 6, and PadFone S with Android L upgrade in the mid of May. However, Asus team has found some issues during verification. We decided to delay the Android L upgrade schedule in order to provide better user experience. We are currently working on the related issues and will release the upgrade as soon as possible, ” said, the ZenTalk forum.

Due to the limitation of the processor of the new Asus Padfone Infinity A86, Asus postponed its Android Lollipop upgrade plan. However, Asus has vowed to provide software upgrade based on Android 4.4 KitKat for the handset.

Of all the Zenfone series, the LTE-variant of the ZenFone 5 has only received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. ZenFone 5 LTE has received Android Lollipop which was around 820MB in size and upgraded Kindle, Asus Web-storage, and Super Note apps. The update also had a new lock-screen which removed standalone wallpaper and weather details for the 1GB RAM variant only and added My Ocean Wallpaper, Day Scene Live Wallpaper, TripAdvisor, and Asus Auto-start Service manager app. The update also brought a change to the quick settings/recent app layouts (1G RAM variant only); revamped Dialler and Contacts; removal of in-call animation and cover. The update improved Auto-start service manager, as well as enhanced VOIP phone call function and music function.

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