Android device updates: AT&T Galaxy S5 Active hops up to Android 5.1.1

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 13 Nov 2015

The Galaxy S5 Active isn’t the flashiest of flagships, but there’s good news if you have the AT&T model. The device is jumping to Android 5.1.1, which puts it just one step shy of Marshmallow.

It was another slow week of updates. Hopefully that’s due to all the update elves working furiously to implement Marshmallow.

Each week, we compile all the major software updates to hit the Android ecosystem, including phones tablets on U.S. carriers, unlocked phones, Android ar smartwatches, Android TV devices. Making sure your device is running the latest available software is a good housekeeping practice, ensuring you have the latest features with fewer bugs gaping security holes.


Galaxy S5 Active: No, Marshmallow isn’t ready. But there are important improvements in the move from Android 5.0 to 5.1.1, so it’s definitely worth grabbing the update. AT&T says you’ll also get security updates, a fix for Ultra wer Saver Mode, Android for rk.


Moto X Style: Motorola product manager David Schuster took to his + page to announce that the 2015 Moto X Style 2014 Moto X are beginning a test run of Marshmallow. The rollout is only in Brazil India for now, but this bodes well for the Moto X re ition, which is the U.S. variant of the Style, last year’s Moto X. Such international rollouts are common practice, so if all settles in good then your Moto X may be seeing Marshmallow in the near future.