Asus Zenfone 5 LTE Gets Android Lollipop 5.0 Update

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    Asus, as promised, has started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the LTE-variant of the ZenFone 5. The other ZenFones, including the regular ZenFone 5, ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 6, will be receiving the same treatment later in May.

    Asus Zenfone 5 LTE Gets Android Lollipop 5.0 Update

    The Taiwanese company on Thursday via its ZenTalk post confirmed that the Android 5.0 Lollipop updates for the Asus ZenFone 5 LTE will start rolling out early May and Asus has indeed kept the promise.

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    The upgrade bumps the software version from V11.4.6.94 (make sure you upgrade to that before proceeding to the next level) to TW_V12.4.5.21. We're also told you should expect it to be an 819.44MB download, so you need to make sure your battery is charged over 50%. The new software can be downloaded from ASUS itself at the link.

    Asus Zenfone 5 LTE Gets Android Lollipop 5.0 Update

    According to the official changelog, the Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrades Kindle, Asus Webstorage, and Super Note apps; brings new lockscreen which remove standalone wallpaper and weather details (1G 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.

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    The ZenFone 5 LTE launched last year with a 5-inch IPS LCD display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and 294ppi. The phone draws power from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz and fitted with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card to 64GB).

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