Upcoming Android L Phones

Android L was launched last month at Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference. The official launch date is not yet announced but it is expected to release by the end of September or later this year.

With the highly improved User Interface under the name of Material Design, Android L is expected to win hearts. Apart from that, Google also worked on improving the battery life (Project Volta) and supporting 64-bit chips.

Knowing the features of Android L and the approximate release date, you might be wondering if your phone will get the taste of Android L in the near future.

MobileJury compiles a list upcoming Android L phones that are likely to get Android L update or will come with Android L out of the box.

Expected Android L Phones:

  1. Nexus:

Google’s Nexus devices are likely some of the first phones to get the Android L update. The developer preview is already out for Nexus 5 as shown in the image below.



Nexus 7 also has the developer preview of Android L.

Nexus 4 & Nexus 10 will also be getting the Android L update but the developer preview is not yet released.

The next in line Nexus 6 aka Android Silver will be having Android L out of the box.

Android L Phones: Nexus 5, Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nexus 6

  1. Moto

The latest series of Moto devices, known for as the value for money Smartphones, are also likely to get the latest Android update.

Officially announced- Moto X & Moto G will get Android L update.

Moto E update is yet not confirmed but we expect an update for the “Best entry-level Android Smartphone”.

Motorola Moto E

Android L Phones: Moto X, Moto G

  1. Samsung

Samsung will probably update its flagships to Android L, but as usual it will take time. So it could be either end of the year or the start of the next year 2015.

Samsung has not confirmed anything about the date or list of Android L cell phones. But according to the Samsung’s trend followed uptil now, we can confirm update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4 & Galaxy S5.

Samsung Galaxy S5 color options

Android L Phones: Galaxy S4, S5 & Note 3.

  1. LG

Like Samsung, even LG has commented nothing about the update to Android L. Knowing that LG is the manufacturer of Nexus 4 & Nexus 5, we expect update for LG’s flagship models too.

As of now we can expect Android L for LG G2 & LG G3.


Android L Phones: LG G2, LG G3.


  1. HTC

HTC has made a commitment to its users that the flagship users will get the Android L update within 90 days of receiving the source code.

HTC One & HTC One M8 are included in the 90-days time-frame.

HTC One Mini would also be the Android L Cell phone.

Android L Phones: HTC One, HTC One M8, HTC One Mini.

  1. Sony

Sony, too, did not confirm about the update to its devices. It has recently released the freshest Android 4.4.4 update for its Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact & Xperia Z Ultra whereas Xperia Z2 already runs on 4.4.4 (source).

We can expect these phones to be updated to the latest Android L, but do not expect it to sooner.

Display- Sony Xperia Z1

Android L Phones: Sony Xperia Z1, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z Ultra.

Now you know which phones could be tagged as the Android L cell phones so choose your devices wisely or take our help from MJ’s ASK US section.

If you have any tip regarding the update of Smartphones you can mention in comments here or refer to our Android OS Update page.

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