We have reported before that Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800R8) has been confirmed to Get Android Lollipop update. Today, the first official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800R8) is rolling-out. The update is available Over-the-air (OTA) and via KIES in the United States for U.S. Cellular users. Other regions and S5 mini variants will be getting the same update in the next few weeks (by early October).
This is the first Lollipop firmware for the Galaxy S5 mini, luckily the S5 mini users will enjoy the latest Lollipop build 5.1.1 directly, while the original S5 users are waiting for their 5.1.1 updates to start rolling-out. The S5 mini Lollipop update packs all the goodies, a new TouchWiz UI with Material Design, New notification Panel, New lockscreen, better multi-tasking (recent apps window), updated system apps, power-saver mode, security fixes, performance improvements and various bug fixes.
You can download the S5 mini Lollipop firmware right now from our YouFirmware section with a fast link with no registration or log-in required. Check some of update screenshots below.
Galaxy S5 mini Lollipop Firmware Details:
- Model Name: Galaxy S5 Mini
- Model: SM-G800R4
- Country: U.S Cellular (USC)
- Firmware Version: G800R4VXU1BOI1
- OS: Android Lollipop
- OS Version: 5.1.1
- Build Date: September 09, 2015
- Changelist: 5720691
- PDA: G800R4VXU1BOI1
- CSC: G800R4USC1BOI1
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