This was unexpected. Samsung has started to roll out the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update to the Galaxy Note 3 in Russia, beating the phablet’s successor (Galaxy Note 4) to the punch.
This is according to SamMobile, a site renowned for leaking accurate information on anything Samsung-related. According to the site, the Lollipop build number that is now being pushed out to units of the Galaxy Note 3 in Russia is N900XXUEBOA6. This brings features such as a redesigned interface, better performance, heads-up and lockscreen notifications, and so much more to the Korean tech giant’s previous flagship phablet.
- Model: SM-N900
- Model name: GALAXY Note 3
- Country: Russia
- Version: Android 5.0
- Changelist: 3779962
- Build date: Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:11:27 +0000
- Product Code: SER
- PDA: N900XXUEBOA6
- CSC: N900SEREBOA6
- MODEM: N900XXUEBNL6
At the time of writing, Samsung has yet to roll out the Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 3 in the UK. However, we’re guessing that the update will be available for Note 3-wielding Brits soon. To check if the update is available, go to Settings > About phone > Software update menu.
Phones LTD will let you know once the Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in the UK is available.