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Android 5.1 Lollipop update for old Google Nexus

Arrival in March on Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 smartphones, the Android 5.1 update arrives today on an older model. It turns out that the owners of the model Nexus 4 launched in late 2012 are starting to receive an availability notification. The file to download weighs approximately 175 MB.

Nexus 4 Android Lollipop Notification received by users (click to enlarge)

Initially delivered with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the Nexus 4 smartphone will therefore be able to switch to Android 5.1 Lollipop in order to taste its new Material Design theme, its new control panel, its advanced notification management, its ability to pin a window of application, its guest mode and its Eco mode, but also to the latest bug fixes.

Now see if this upgrade will prove as beneficial as it has been for successors. Benchmarks have in fact highlighted the responsiveness of Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 overall improved, thanks to increased read and write speeds.