Most of the high-end Samsung Galaxy handsets across the globe have received the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update even as Android N rollout looks imminent. Now, it’s time for the mid and upper-mid-range Galaxy handsets like the A3, J7, along with tablets like Tab A and LG G Pad X to receive the same update.
The Samsung Galaxy J7, released in 2015, ran Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. Being a popular device, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is reportedly being rolled out in Russia, GSM Arena reported. Therefore, it is just a matter of time before it hits the Galaxy J7 units across the globe.
The Marshmallow update apparently weighs 1.04GB. Either the J7 owners can wait for the update to knock the door, or it can also be manually updated by following the steps listed down by STechGuide.
The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) is not available yet. However, the company manual has apparently been updated, which points to the imminent arrival.
When it comes to tablets, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A 9.7 was updated to the latest OS in May. Now, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the smaller sibling Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is being rolled out in Australia. Apparently, all the Wi-Fi variants of this slate are receiving the firmware.
The size of the downloadable file is about 1.1GB and it contains “bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations,” SamMobile reported.
Speaking of LG G Pad X 10.1, AT&T has reportedly begun pushing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to LG G Pad X 10.1 units. It is worth noting that the G Pad X 10.1 is nothing but the enhanced version of G Pad II 10.1.
The OTA update weighs 869MB and upon downloading and installing the firmware, the software version and build number should change to “V93020f” and “MRA58K,” respectively. AT&T’s website has listed the following as the changes made in the software update:
- AT&T Locker now 2.0
- Keeper removed
- myAT&T is a full preloaded app (was weblink)
- Ready2Go replaced with Setup & Transfer
- Kindle removed
- AT&T Mail now a VPL
- AT&T Messages VPL added
- DIRECTV VPL added