Samsung Galaxy Alpha gets Lollipop update in South Korea

Own a Samsung Galaxy Alpha? If so, we’ve got good news for you. The South Korean tech giant has started to roll out the Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) update for the Galaxy Alpha in South Korea, SamMobile reports. All three major network operators in the country are rolling out the update to customers. The update is available via Samsung’s Kies software or via OTA (over the air).

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Currently, according to SamMobile, the Lollipop update for the Galaxy Alpha is only available in South Korea, but it reckons the update will begin to roll out globally in the next few weeks.

Firmware Details:

Model SM-G850S
Model name GALAXY Alpha
Country Korea (SK Telecom)
Version Android 5.0.2
Changelist 4679949
Build date Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:59:20 +0000
Product code SKC
PDA G850SKSU2COD4
CSC G850SSKC2COD4

To recap, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha sports a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (pixel density of 312 ppi), Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, 32 GB of internal storage, Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa 5430 octa-core processor with four Cortex-A15 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz and four Cortex-A7 cores clocked at 1.3 GHz, 2 GB of RAM, and a 1,860 mAh battery. It runs Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box.

Phones LTD will let you know once the Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) update for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha goes live in the UK.

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