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post #21 of 52
I've been running the L preview on my Nexus 5 for a few months now. The preview was quite a leap ahead of 4.4.4 in performance, battery life, and fluidity.

If you get 5.0, you're going to be very happy with it.
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HTC says I'm getting it.
 
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post #23 of 52
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I dunno about that, when 4.4.4 came out I was able to download that pretty much right after it released.

unless you have a stock edition, that did not happen. this is because it goes from google to samsung so they can make sure it plays nice with touchwiz, then it goes to your carrier for more testing. That is just how it works. excluding minor updates ofcourse.
Screw samsung and their bloatware along with touchwiz. I rooted and installed google play edition 4.4.4 manually. Although now that I think about it, I actually did this a little bit later than I thought I did.
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Screw samsung and their bloatware along with touchwiz. I rooted and installed google play edition 4.4.4 manually. Although now that I think about it, I actually did this a little bit later than I thought I did.

I can't stand Touch Wiz at all. I got lucky and found a Touch Wiz ROM for my S3 that's skinned to operate like AOSP. Only reason I'm on a Touch Wiz-based ROM is the signal strength (at least for the S3) is always better than using an AOSP-based ROM.
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Well HTC is planning to release it on my M7 within 90 days of official release so.. yay lol.

I wonder if my Nexus 7 ( 2012 ) will get it. If not, hopefully someone makes a custom rom for it.
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post #26 of 52
Hopefully my bank account will allow me to get the Nexus 6, I doubt my LG L70 will get the update.
post #27 of 52
I will wait for someone to relase Anroid 5.0 rom for my xperia M.

I was considering switching to custom Kitkat rom but now I will just wait for unofficial 5.0 relase for my phone.
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Screw samsung and their bloatware along with touchwiz. I rooted and installed google play edition 4.4.4 manually. Although now that I think about it, I actually did this a little bit later than I thought I did.

I can't stand Touch Wiz at all. I got lucky and found a Touch Wiz ROM for my S3 that's skinned to operate like AOSP. Only reason I'm on a Touch Wiz-based ROM is the signal strength (at least for the S3) is always better than using an AOSP-based ROM.
I kinda miss the built in wifi calling I had with my touchwiz rom that is part of tmobile's stuff, and I only need it because I live in a hole so to speak, no/barely any cell service for 20~ miles. Other than that I hated everything about the stock ROM, so much junk that seemed to be information grabbing or just hogging up resources for no good reason. When booting up the phone for the first time, more than half of the 2GB of ram was already being used. Now I only reach that point if I have my phone on for a couple weeks without killing any apps.
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I kinda miss the built in wifi calling I had with my touchwiz rom that is part of tmobile's stuff, and I only need it because I live in a hole so to speak, no/barely any cell service for 20~ miles. Other than that I hated everything about the stock ROM, so much junk that seemed to be information grabbing or just hogging up resources for no good reason. When booting up the phone for the first time, more than half of the 2GB of ram was already being used. Now I only reach that point if I have my phone on for a couple weeks without killing any apps.

Supposedly, Android 5.0 on the nexus 6 will support Wifi calling with an update. Not sure if that will be ported to AOSP roms, but its possible.
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Glad even my entry level Moto E will be getting the update.
    
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