From the initial announcement of Lollipop, most of the Android users are eagerly waiting for the update on their phone. However, most of the mobile manufacturers are still being worked on the update and the complete roll out is slow than expected. HTC is one of the mobile companies which slowly rolling out the Lollipop update for its device, unlike the previous updates.
HTC mobile owners are yet keeping their ears open to hear news about the Lollipop update on their device. If you are one of them, we have gathered some official statement about the update for devices HTC one M7/M8/M9, HTC desire 816/816G/820, and 620G. Moreover, the manufacturer also working on Stagefright security patch and will roll out the patches along with the future updates.
HTC phones with lollipop and Sense 7 UI or Android M update:
HTC One M8 upgradable to Lollipop 5.1 with Sense UI or Android M:
Though HTC M8 available with the Lollipop 5.0.2, users still eagerly waiting for the HTC one M8 lollipop 5.1 with the HTC Sense 7 UI. The glad news for this smartphone owners is, Lollipop 5.1 update with the Sense UI 7 for M8 is almost ready to roll out and will be available from August. Furthermore, this update is currently available on selected region only. If you did not receive the HTC one m8 lollipop 5.1 with Sense UI 7, do not be panic. A pleasant surprise is waiting for you. According to the Twitter feed, the device maker currently working on M8 and M9 device for the Android M update and very soon your device will get the Android M 6.0 on your device.
HTC M9 available with Android 5.1 and Sense UI 7:
Per official Twitter news feed, HTC recently rolled out the Lollipop 5.1 with the Sense UI 7 update for M9 and the complete rollout will take up to one month. Therefore, you have to wait until one month to receive Android 5.1 update for M9 devices. Moreover, the company working on Android M update and M9 users will also receive the Android M update in near future.
HTC m7 lollipop update:
HTC M7 at the four completes the stage of Lollipop update and begins receiving Android 5.1 in almost all regions. Moreover, HTC M7 will stay on Sense UI 6 and currently no plan to upgrade to Sense UI 7, which is quite a disappointment for the M7 users.
HTC software update for Desire 820:
There is always an unclarified question among the HTC Desire 820 users regarding Lollipop update. The mobile device owners are still in confusion whether they will receive the Android 5.0 update. According to the official statements, HTC 820 Lollipop update is currently in the development phase, and it will be available to your device very soon. Moreover, there was no news about Android 5.1 and Sense UI 7 update for HTC 820.
Software update for HTC One Max also on the queue. This device currently in 1st Development stage of the Android Lollipop Release.
Recent news: In some region like India, HTC Desire 820 started to receive the Lollipop 5.0.2 update.
Devices that are not receiving Lollipop updates:
HTC One mini 2 will not be upgradable Lollipop, and it stays permanently on KitKat and Sense UI 6. Since the update did not provide the optimal performance on One Mini 2, the company withdraw the upgrade plan. Furthermore, devices HTC 816G, 620G and 620 also will not receive Android 5.0.1 update.
Note: All further update releases from HTC such as Lollipop 5.0.2, 5.1 or Sense UI 7 will contain stagefright security patches.
Sources: Official Manufacturer UK site – HTC Software updates.
HTC recently revealed that they are going to skip the Lollipop update and planned to upgrade their device to Android 6.0 Marshmallow directly.
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