• Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (Photo : Reuters)

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime will reportedly jump directly to Android 5.1.1. Lollipop from Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Verizon network carrier.

The device was launched exclusively for the Verizon users this year in February. Samsung initially planned to release the Android Lollipop 5.1.1 update for this device a long time back, but could not do it, due to unknown reasons. Samsung Galaxy Core Prime users using other network carriers are currently using the Android Lollipop 5.0.2 version of the operating system.

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This update will be sent to Samsung Galaxy Core Prime with the build number LMY48B.G360VVRU3BOH3, according to Verizon Wireless. The update will be sent as an over the air update. This implies that different users will get it at a different time. A stable Wi-Fi connection is advised to download and install this update.

The Android Lollipop 5.1.1 update will fix the Stage Fright exploit along with incorporating many other security patches. It will also bring a new Material Design and alterations to the screen lock, according to BGR.

Camera and Phone shortcuts will be introduced while unlocking the device. Finger print scanning support and 4G connection support will also be installed with this update. The issue of device heating and touch lag will also be resolved post this update.

The users can check for the update manually in the Settings option of the device. The check is available after clicking on the "About Device" option in the phone settings.

In most cases, the users will be prompted with the notification of the update's availability for their device. Samsung might also release a custom ROM link on their website, which can be used to flash the device and update it immediately with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.