Google posted Android 5.1 system images for Nexus handsets

Mar 12, 2015 | News, Updates/Software

Google started posting Android 5.1 factory images on the developer page and now you can bring your Nexus back from the brink of disaster. Google didn’t push images for all of the devices yet, but the list is getting bigger and bigger.

 

Lollipop

 

As long as you have access to fastbot, you will be able to flash the system image without problems. You will also find updated binaries with the drivers needed to run ROMs on the devices you update. In order to flash a factory image, you will need an unlocked bootloader.

You can download the image for your device from the list below:

Nexus 5

Nexus 6

Nexus 7 (2012 wifi)

Nexus 10.

Source: Nexus binaries, Nexus factory images