The Samsung Galaxy S6 was launched alongside its dual-edge curved display sibling, the Galaxy S6 Edge in March this year. Both the handsets were launched with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop onboard, but Samsung and its carrier partners are quickly rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the S6 and S6 Edge users.
The Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA (over-the-air) update has been rolled out for the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge handsets in several regions across the world. Here is the status update of the Android 5.1.1 roll out for the users in the U.S.:
T-Mobile is the first carrier in the U.S. to release the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users. It brings the baseband version to G920TUVU2COF8 and G925TUVU1AOF8 on the respective handsets. The update also installed supported for RAW photography along with lower ISO settings.
The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update with build numbers G920VPU20F7 and G925PVPU2B057 have been made available for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, respectively since July. The size of the update weighs around 570 MB.
According to the software update support page of Verizon, the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop was released for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in the previous month.
The users of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on U.S. Cellular have also received the Android 5.1.1 update. The respective build versions for both the handsets are G920R4TYU2BOF7 and G925R4TYU2BOF7.
As of reporting, there is no information available as to when the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop will arrive for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge owners on AT&T. However, the carrier has rolled out several important updates for both the handsets in July and May.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
The next major Android update is the 6.0 Marshmallow (aka Android M), which is slated to be released in October. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are confirmed to receive the Android M update.