Dell Venue 8 7840 snags Android 5.1 update

Android 5.1 has started rolling out to the Dell Venue 8 7840, bringing along minor tweaks and improvements to the tablet, along with added improvements from Dell. Here's what Dell says you can expect with the latest update:

  • Lollipop 5.1.0
  • Enhanced access via Quick settings for Wifi and Bluetooth
  • UI enhancements - Volume slider
  • New animations on the Clock app
  • Improved SD Card support (Fixed bug that prevented some apps from being moved to SD Card)
  • Updated localization, Four additional languages added - Danish (Denmark), Finnish (Finland/Sweden), Norwegian, Swedish (Finland & Sweden)
  • Depth processing improvements for Dell Gallery
  • Added two new Dell Live wallpapers
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

And there you have it. If the update hasn't yet hit your tablet, it should become available soon. If you do happen to snag it, be sure to head on over to our forums to discuss your experience.

Thanks for the tip, Brandon!