Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released in August and number of smartphone companies announced their Android marshmallow update schedule for selected devices. This includes Motorola, Sony Xperia devices, Huawei, HTC and others except Samsung. Samsung hasn’t yet officially announced its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update schedule, but we have some exclusive information about the Samsung Galaxy Android Marshmallow update schedule. So, read on to check if your Samsung Galaxy device is eligible for Android Marshmallow and when.
The Samsung Galaxy devices that will receive the Android Marshmallow update includes a number of Samsung devices and the time frame of the update. The Android Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy devices will be rolled out in two phases. In the first phase of update following devices will receive the update:
- Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920G) and Galaxy S6 Edge+ (SM-928G) are approved to receive Android Marshmallow in December 2015
- Galaxy S6 (SM-G920I) and Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925I) are approved to receive Android Marshmallow in January 2016
- Galaxy Note 4 (SM-910G) and Galaxy Note Edge (SM-915G) are approved to receive Android Marshmallow in February 2016
First phase also includes devices like Galaxy S5 (SM-G900G) and Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850Y) that are waiting approval for the Android marshmallow update and their is no estimated time mentioned in the leak for these two devices in first phase.
In the 2nd phase of Android Marshmallow update, following device will receive the update:
- Galaxy A8 (SM-A8000)
- Galaxy A7 (SM-A700F)
- Galaxy A5 (SM-A500F)
- Galaxy A3 (SM-A300F)
- Galaxy E7 (SM-E700H)
- Galaxy E5 (SM-E500H)
The leaked roadmap image also confirms that the left Samsung devices, not mentioned in the update roadmap list, will receive the Marshmallow update in the 3rd phase that will start after the initial testing.
As we already know that Android marshmallow comes with new exciting features that includes Doze, Google On Tap, advanced permissions, new Chrome feature, handle Web links in new ways, Android Pay and many more other features. The new Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with a feature called the new RAM manager and it also comes with support for USB Type-C ports and the new Do Not Disturb mode.
So, is your Samsung Galaxy device eligible for the update? Do share with us via comments below.