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A flagship smartphone from a brand has to keep up with the latest software during the first months of its business life if it wants to succeed. So we shouldn't be surprised that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge begin updating to Android 5.1.1, the latest version that Google has released of its operating system.
At the time we have already introduced you to the Samsung Galaxy S6, a phone that is becoming a success due to its careful design, especially the Edge version, with the screen sides slightly curved downwardsWe also introduced you to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (two months ago now!), which fixed some bugs from previous versions.
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, improvements with Android 5.1.1
It seems that Samsung has not been satisfied with including the changes that Google made to the software, but rather has made improvements of its own in its version of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Here are the main news:
- Simplifies in-camera exposure control.
- Effects are added to the wallpaper.
- You can remove the S Finder and Quick Connect buttons from the notification bar.
Improved overall performance
The update to Android 5.1.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is coming first to T-Mobile users in the United StatesAs usual, it can be installed through an OTA (a wireless update that we receive in the terminal) or by connecting the smartphone to a computer using the Samsung Kies program.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Specifications
If you have forgotten what these terminals offer, we summarize in this table their main technical characteristics The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge are almost identical models, but the latter has a nice curvature on the sides of the screen. Here you have the technical sheet:
- Display 5.1-inch AMOLED with resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels.
- Exclusive Samsung Exynos 7420 64-bit (eight-core 2.1 GHz) processor.
- 3 GB of RAM memory.
- 16 megapixel f/1, 9 camera with optical stabilizer, 5 megapixel front.
- Options of 32 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB capacity (no memory card slot).
- 2,550 mAh battery with fast charging.
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop optimized by Samsung.
So the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge start updating to Android 5.1.1 in the United States, and we understand that this new version will soon reach all countries, although we already know that models sold by operators take longer to receive new software than free ones. In any case, these are very interesting improvements for some smartphones that have generated great expectations and that little by little are fulfilling them.
What do you think of this news? Are you looking forward to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, or are you more than satisfied with the current version?