Asus ZenFone 4, 5 and 6 Start Receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

Asus-Android-5-0-Lollipop-Update-for-Zenfone-4-5-6 Asus starting the roll out of the latest version of Google's mobile operating system of the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

First-generation ZenFone smartphones was delayed last month Android 5.0 Lollipop, with the company citing issues in verification. Asus is pushing out Android 5.0 Lollipop to ZenFone 4, ZenFone5, ZenFone 6, as an over-the-air update. Users that would like to upgrade the operating system of their devices without having to wait for their smartphone to receive the over-the-air update can also choose to download and install the necessary files themselves.

The company has listed some changes after the Android 5.0 Lollipop update on Asus ZenFone 4 (A400CG and A400CXG), ZenFone 5 (A500CG and A501CG), and ZenFone 6 (A600CG and A601CG) which include removal of some pre-installed apps such as battery widget, PhotoFrame widget, Movie Studio, Cloud Print, CMClient, and Magic Smoke Wallpapers.

The Android Lollipop update brings new lockscreen with removed standalone wallpaper and weather details (1GB RAM variant only); a change to the quick settings/recent app layouts (1G RAM variant only); revamped Dialler and Contacts; removal of in-call animation and cover; addition of My Ocean wallpaper, Day Scene Live Wallpaper, TripAdvisor, and Asus Auto-start Service Manager app, and auto-start service manager, as well as improved VOIP phone call function and music function.

Until now, theLTE-variant of the ZenFone 5 was the only smartphone that received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. The current rollout contradicts Asus India claims made late last month in a Facebook post where the companyrevealed3-4 months delay in Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the ZenFone 5.


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