A select few members of the Samsung Galaxy smartphones are expected to see an update to the next version of Android, presumed to be OS version 5.0, known as.
A "prelist" of updates apparently obtained by the mobile blog suggests that the soon-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy S4 will be joined by four other models to receive the forthcoming Android 5.0 OS, including various versions of the Samsung Galaxy S3, , tablet, and the tablet. The Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 8.0 have yet to launch.
The prelist does spell out a number of Samsung models that may not see any updates beyond Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Devices found on this particular list include the Galaxy Note, and a variety of other models with limited market availability., the
Other handsets which could be left behind are the Galaxy Ace, , , and Galaxy Premier. Most of these devices are not exactly powerhouses, but one might think that least the newer ones, like the and might be eligible. However, since they're lower-end models, Android 5.0 could pass them by.
It is worth noting that this prelist has not been confirmed, and that things of this nature are subject to change. Google is expected to announce the next build of Android at, which takes place in May.