Eventually, most of Google’s hardware will get Android 5, though the speed at which this process occurs for older devices might not be to your satisfaction. If you’re rocking a Nexus 4 and can’t wait for the official rollout of Android’s next major update, you can get it now if you’re happy to engage in some tinkering.
Yesterday after my hands-on time with the Nexus 4, I got talking with the big wigs at LG Australia. I wondered aloud how many units the Nexus 4 would sell considering that it’s going to be online-only? As soon as those words fell out of my mouth, I was immediately corrected: “We expect to have it in stores soon.” Oh.