Owners of the Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini are in for some bad news. Motorola will not be offering any Android Lollipop updates for these three smartphones.

The owners of the devices in question will undoubtedly feel disappointed as the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is pretty old and was originally expected to make its way to the Droid Ultra, Droid Mini and Droid Maxx.

On Friday, Motorola made the disappointing announcement that these phone models will be staying stuck on Android 4.4. KitKat. David Schuster, the company's senior director for Software Product Management, posted the news on his Google+ account.

"For our Droid Ultra/Maxx/Mini users on Verizon: We apologize that we will not be upgrading Droid Ultra/Mini/Maxx to Android Lollipop, as we had hoped. We know how important software upgrades are to our customers, and we're very sorry that we are unable to provide the upgrade," writes Schuster.

To win back some love from its Droid loyalists, Motorola has come up with special offers for Ultra, Maxx and Mini owners: discounts on the newer Droid Maxx 2 and Droid Turbo 2 smartphones.

"We hope that this helps to make amends," says Schuster.

Owners of the Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx or Droid Mini smartphones are eligible to purchase the Droid Turbo 2 at a $100 discount. Normally, the smartphone retails for $624 but thanks to the Motorola offer, "valued" owners of the three smartphones can have it for $524.

Alternately, the owners of any of the three mentioned smartphones can purchase the Droid Maxx 2 for $334 instead of $384. To take advantage of the offer one can check this link and fill the form.

"Eligible consumers will receive a coupon code that entitles the consumer to receive special pricing ... Droid Turbo 2 upgrades are available at an extra cost as stated in Moto Maker," notes Motorola's terms.

To be eligible for the promotion, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx or Droid Mini smartphones on the Verizon network need to have an active phone number. Owners will also need to provide the IMEI number of the handset, as well as the serial number of their smartphone.

The promotional Motorola offer will expire on May 19. Users need to redeem the promo code by June 2 at the latest. The coupons can only be redeemed online on Motorola.com.

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