November 16th, 2018
Google has confirmed that both the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 will get the Android Lollipop update while they initially weren’t planning on doing so. A new Developer preview shows that Google is making the last few improvements to the OS right before it will starting shipping it to millions of device, the question remains: When?
New information from Bluetooth (source) shows that they are almost ready to release Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 7 (2012) and Nexus 7 (2013).
The fact that the update has passed Bluetooth certification means that it is almost ready to ship and makes the previously rumored release date of November 3rd highly possible