Currently there are factory images available for the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 2012 (Wifi and 3G), Nexus 7 2013 (Wifi and LTE), Nexus 10 and even Nexus Player — but we're still waiting on the Nexus 9, sadly.
As we reported earlier, Android 5.1 brings support for multiple SIMs and cross-platform HD Voice, along with Device Protection which ties your Android device to your Google account and prevents unwanted access to your device even if it goes through a factory reset. Additionally, there are some tweaks to quick settings for easier control over Bluetooth and WiFi network switching.
If you happen to own one of the aforementioned devices, feel free to hit up the links below to grab the factory images and start flashing away. Speaking of flashing, check out our comprehensive guide on the process for a step-by-step guide to flashing your Nexus device with the latest firmware.
Nexus 4 Android 5.1 factory image link
- Nexus 4 LMY47O
Nexus 5 Android 5.1 factory image link
- Nexus 5 LMY47I
Nexus 6 Android 5.1 factory image link
- Nexus 6 LMY47I
Nexus 7 (2012) Android 5.1 factory image links
- Nexus 7 (2012 Wifi) LMY47D
- Nexus 7 (2012 Wifi) LMY47V
- Nexus 7 (2012 3G) LMY47D
Nexus 7 (2013) Android 5.1 factory image links
- Nexus 7 (2013 Wifi) LMY47O
- Nexus 7 (2013 Wifi) LMY47V
- Nexus 7 (2013 LTE) LMY47O
- Nexus 7 (2013 Wifi) LMY48G
Nexus 9 Android 5.1.1 factory image link
- Nexus 9 (Wifi) LMY47X
Nexus 10 Android 5.1 factory image links
- Nexus 10 LMY47D
- Nexus 10 LMY47V
Nexus Player Android 5.1 factory image link
- Nexus Player LMY47V
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