Samsung’s Plan to Release Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Leaked

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samsung-galaxy-a8Short Bytes: If you are a Samsung smartphone user, here’s a good news for you. A leaked Android 6.0 Marshmallow update roadmap has surfaced online and it tells that the smartphone maker has divided the update in three phases. Read more to find out where your device stands.

Google releases new versions of its Android operating system each year. This year’s sweet treat came right on time in the form of Android Marshmallow. However, due to the issues on the front of carriers and OEMs, these updates don’t reach their destination on time.

In the past we had shared a list of the devices that were confirmed, or expected, to get the Android Marshmallow update. Naturally, Google’s Nexus devices are the first one to receive the update and the others are lagging behind.

If you are a Samsung smartphone user, here’s a good news for you. A leaked Android 6.0 Marshmallow update road map has surfaced online and it tells that the smartphone maker has divided the update in three phases.

As expected, Samsung’s latest smartphones Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are the first ones to get the updates in December 2015.samsung-galaxy-android-marshmallow-update-roadmapThese devices are followed by Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, which are expected to get the update in January 2016. Similarly, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge will be receiving the update in February 2016.

The first phase also includes Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Alpha. These devices are waiting for the Android Marshmallow update approval and there is no estimated time mentioned in the list.

Talking about the second phase, the following devices will receive the update, but again there is no mention of any time estimate. The leaked roadmap list mentions that the remaining Samsung phones will get the update in the third phase after the initial testing.

Source: TimesNews

Also read: Here Are The 5 Best Features of Android Marshmallow

Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

Fossbytes co-founder and an aspiring entrepreneur who keeps a close eye on open source, tech giants, and security. Get in touch with him by sending an email — [email protected]

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