Google has started rolling out the Android Lollipop 5.0 update to its Nexus range of phones and tablets, and other Android manufacturers are following suit.
A message on Twitter from the official Android account confirmed that the rollout of the update is imminent.
This should mean that owners of Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 smartphones and Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets will receive the update soon. However, Google has not clarified which regions will see the updates first.
Motorola also confirmed that it is beginning to send the update to customers, beginning in the US. The firm did not give any specific information on UK availability of Lollipop.
Rival LG has already said that it will start rolling out Android 5.0 to customers in Poland this week followed shortly by other markets.
LG also did not give any concrete idea of when UK device owners will recieve the update, although it should be before Christmas.
Android Lollipop 5.0 is the latest major overhaul to the Android OS from Google, as it looks to rival Apple's latest OS in the form of iOS 8.
The iOS 8 launch was dogged by problems but the most recent iOS 8.1 release appears to have solved most of them.
Despite this, overall adoption of iOS 8 is slow, causing a rough split between iOS 8 and iOS 7 devices in use.
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