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[UPDATED!] Unconfirmed News from Samsung UK that Original Galaxy Grand Prime Lollipop Update is Canceled

26 July, 2015 Samsung Updates

Grand Prime

 

Samsung has already released the Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition (SM-G531) which is exactly the same as the original Grand Prime but drops Snapdragon 410 chipset, replacing it with a Marvell PXA1908 Quad-core 64-bit processor (Cortex-A53) CPU and a new Vivante GC7000 GPU, the Value Edition is launching with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and its official firmwares are already available for Download HERE.

 

Grand Prime

 

However, Today, SamsungUK published some unconfirmed news that the Original Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530) will not be getting the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update which runs a Snapdragon 410 CPU with 1GB RAM. There is no official explanation for this, even if the Galaxy Grand Prime is almost the same specs as Galaxy Core Prime.

 

 

This news will upset all the Grand Prime owners, We don't take information from tweets but we keep track of all kind of official news regarding Samsung updates. YouMobile will contact Samsung for further confirmation regarding this news, Stay tuned!

 


 

UPDATE! [27/7]


After contacting SamsungUK it turns out that this info was a incorrect and it's a mistake made by the social manager due to small confusion. In other hands, none of the UK carriers are officially selling the Samsung Grand Prime (locked or unlocked). However, UK users can still get the unlocked european variant from Amazon UK or any other online retailer.

 

So to all Galaxy Grand Prime, keep Calm and wait for your Lollipop update, there is still hope.

 

Grand Prime

 

 


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