Nexus 5 And Nexus 6 Receives Latest Lollipop Release Android 5.1 Factory Image

Ali Salman

There have been news for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 users concerning the latest release of their host operating systems. There have been news as such about the update builds last week and yet again, they pop up. Both of the these devices, Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 receives the latest version of Android Lollipop 5.1. This is good news as factory images have arrived and users can manually download them.

The factory images that just arrived for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 devices clocks to the build number of LM471 which replaces the LMY47E version which further was a replacement for LMY47D version. There have been quite a streak of inheritance in the versions. Users who own a a Nexus device can use the Factory Images to restore or reset the stock Android version OS to them. If anyone has modified or customized their Nexus devices, this step might be necessary and will probably miss the OTA update being sent.

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If one may be completely clueless about the update, lets have a look and get a bit of know how for what is this update about. What we have here is an Android version5.1.0_r3 which also happens to contain some bug fixes to enhance performance. Some users might also expect this update to fix bigger issues which have been prevailing for a time now, issue like huge memory leaks and more. However, this update does not tackle anything like it, but handles issues related to sim card problems and handling. There may as well be other tweaks and changes but nothing much fascinating.


If you ask us why you should turn toward the factory image is to cope situations where attempts to customize your Nexus device went completely wrong. Hence if you use these Factory image to flash your device to jump to the stock android version to its original space. Infact, you can use the factory image to jump to the latest version available before it even hits your Nexus 6. You can download the Factory Images for Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 from the links provided.

That is all for now folks, for more on this we will surely keep you updated. Tell us your experience with the updated Android 5.1. Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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