Android aficionados across the globe are probably eagerly waiting for roll out of the Android 6 Marshmallow update for their devices. While many OEMs have to yet officially confirm the dates, they have listed the devices which will be receiving the latest OS from Google.
HTC has revealed the names of the handsets which include HTC One M9, One M8, One M9+, One E9+, One E9, One ME, One E8, One M8 EYE, Butterfly 3, Desire 826, Desire 820 and Desire 816. There is no word yet when the update will be released, however the One M9 and One M8 can expect it during the “beginning end of 2015.”
So, users should be thankful that the new OS will be coming to their handsets sooner rather than later.
As for Samsung smartphones, Times News got its hands on the latest leaked information which revealed the Samsung Galaxy devices will also be getting the Marshmallow treatment. Since this isn’t the official word, take the details with a pinch of salt.
The list includes: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, all of which are expected to receive the update on January 2016. This will be followed by Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge, speculated to receive the latest Android OS in February.
In March, the Galaxy A5 may receive the update while it is expected to come to Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in April 2016. The only device which may be getting the update before the year-end is the Galaxy Note 5. So, Note 5 users can keep their fingers crossed as the device might be treated to some Marshmallow love sometime next month.
According to report on Phone Arena, Motorola has listed the devices which will get Android 6.0. The roaster includes: The 3rd gen Moto X Pure Edition, Moto X Style and Moto G as well as 2nd gen Moto X Pure Edition, Moto X, Moto G and Moto G LTE. The list also includes Moto X Play, DROID Turbo and 2014 models of Moto MAXX and Moto Turbo. Users may have to wait a bit before any details when the OS will be rolled out becomes available.
With HTC, Samsung, Motorola and Sony yet to make the update available, LG has become the first OEM to push out the OS in South Korea and Poland for G4 users. It isn’t known when the gradual global release will begin, but G3 users in these regions may receive it between 16 – 18 December.
Much like other tech giants, Sony hasn’t made any commitment as far as the dates are concerned but the official word on the devices to receive the Marshmallow treat is: Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Premium, Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia M5, Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia M4 Aqua, Xperia C4, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Xperia Z2 Tablet.
Android fans can keep coming for more details on the Android Marshmallow download.