How Well Does Android L Run on Older Devices?

Exclusive Preview – Android 5.0 Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy S4We just got our hands on an early build of Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Galaxy S4, and today we will showcase you all the new exciting features which come with it. This video will give you a rough idea on how Samsung is implementing TouchWiz into Android L. NOTE: This is a TEST firmware,…2014-11-07T10:21:20.000Z

If you have an older device, you’re probably wondering if installing Android L is a good idea. It’s a great update with lots of cool features, but will this update make your older phone run slow? If you’re on the fence about installing the Android L update on your smartphone, the video above may help you decide if the Lollipop update is a good fit for your device.

In the video above, you can see what Android L is like when it runs on a Samsung Galaxy S4. In the video below, you can see what the Android Lollipop build will look like on the Nexus 5. As you can see, both of these older devices seem to be able to handle Android L quite well.

Android 5.0 Lollipop on Nexus 5Beau HD goes hands-on with the Nexus 5 running the latest version of Android 5.0 Lollipop. Android Lollipop contains several new features not found in Android KitKat such as new animations, lock screen notifications, and improvements to the overall performance. While the Nexus 5 is one year old, Android Lollipop is extremely fast and fluid…2014-11-03T22:12:52.000Z

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While some newer devices are shipping with Android L already installed, older devices will have to wait for the update to get pushed to their devices. If you want to know when your device is going to get the Android Lollipop update, check out our guide to when Android L will be available on your phone.