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Originally Posted by hzac View Post

I have a Galaxy Note 2 and im sitll stuck on 4.1.2.. Android is laughable when it comes to getting software updates out. its pretty pathetic.

Originally Posted by MDalton10 View Post

Do you mean samsung? Google has no influence on the speed you get an update. Get a Nexus phone if you want latest and greatest android.

Originally Posted by Schoat333 View Post

Actually blame the carriers. Unlike iOS, the carriers don't Samsung or Google control Updates for carrier branded phones. The carriers control the updates themselves.

Really you are both right, but the manufacturers are the ones to blame for slow updates, not exactly the carriers. Once the manufacturer gets all their bullcrap on there and have it tweaked to their device then its over to the carriers for more bloatware, but that doesn't take nearly as long.