‘Samsung adopts Android 5.0 update for Galaxy Note 4.0 from Gear VR’




The promised Android 5.0 update for the Galaxy Note 4 would be delayed by Samsung. Reason could be that the kernel must be modified for compatibility with virtual reality goggles Gear VR.

That suggests SamMobile editor Faryaab Sheikh in a message on Twitter. Of SamMobile known to have sources within Samsung. According to Sheikh is the reason that Android 5.0 for the Galaxy Note 4 has not yet rolled out a compatibility issue with the VR gear. The virtual reality glasses, which is made ​​as an accessory for your smartphone and in the Netherlands recently came out , does not work with Android 5.0.

Sheikh says that developers Oculus must adapt the kernel before the software can be shipped. Samsung is working with Oculus for the development of VR goggles, the latter focuses on the software side.

The rollout of the ‘Lollipop’ update for the Galaxy Note 3 has already begun, all appear to be only Russian users to receive the software. Last month, were owners of the Galaxy S5 all Android 5.0. It was expected that other devices, including the Galaxy Note 4, would soon follow, but the manufacturer has not published exact release date. HTC had previously already know that the delays faced because of bugs in the software.

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