A lot of HTC and Sony powered Android phones are slowly moving to Lollipop as OEM has tested material design on phones several times and it’s moment to see it live to public. After Desire 816G been updated to Lollipop, One M8 Eye Lollipop is available for download. It’s available via Over the Air [OTA] download and it brings the Android 5.0.2 version on the device.
HTC One M8 Eye Lollipop Update
The HTC One M8 Eye is costing more than $550 in India and it’s a metal phone, primarily the mini successor of One M8 phone. The phone comes with 5 inch full HD display and powered with Snapdragon 801 processor by Qualcomm all coming out with Android 4.4 Kitkat with Sense UI.
One our reader claimed that he has updated the One M8 Eye phone with latest Lollipop version, all with the official firmware update. Based upon his comment, the Lollipop treatment for One M8 Eye has finally begun, atleast in India. Maybe this is Lollipop soak test and finally delivery may happen within a week time.
Features & Improvements
The update includes following improvements –
- Android 5.0 Lollipop version with materialistic design.
- Brings HTC Sense 6 to the phone.
- Lock screen and notification changed to match Lollipop UI style with enhanced privacy.
- New Guest Mode under Users.
- Addition of Search Within Settings
- Lockscreen notification
- Control on what notification that you see on Lockscreen
- Stability and bug fixes
- Performance improvements
How to Update
You might have received the update notification on your device. If not, force check it manually by going through Settings > About Phone > Software Update.
Do check this out on your device and let us know if the update is available or not.
Thanks to Sourabh Adhikary for the tip.