Motorola is currently working on Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for a slew of its devices that were released this year and last year. On Tuesday, it updated the list of devices that will receive Android 6.0 upgrade by adding Moto E 4G (2015). Also some of the carriers in the U.S have already rolled out Android 6.0 update for Moto X Pure Edition (2015) users.
David Schuster, who is Motorola’s senior director of software product management, has revealed that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow is now available for Verizon, Sprint and US Cellular users of Moto X Pure Edition (2015). In the previous week, there were rumors that the company was carrying out Android 6.0 soak test for Moto X Pure Edition (2015) and now it is ready for U.S. carrier users.
Schuster added that the Motorola has commenced the soak test for Moto X Play and Moto X Force owners in Brazil. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow soak test has also started for Moto X Play users in India. As of this writing, there is no official confirmation on when the Android 6.0 upgrade will be made available for other variants of Moto X Pure Edition in the U.S.
According to Phone Arena, Motorola had revealed the list of handsets that will receive the Android 6.0 upgrade. At the time, the list did not include Motorola Moto E 4G (2015). However, the official Motorola blog page that contains the list of Android 6.0 supported devices has now been updated to include the Moto E 4G (2015) handset.
While the Moto E (2015) for select regions such as Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia will get upgraded to Android 6.0, countries like U.S. and China are not included. The other handsets that are scheduled to get the Android 6.0 upgrade include Moto G (2015), 2014 editions of Moto X, Moto G and Moto E; Droid Turbo 2, Droid Turbo (2014), Droid Maxx 2, Droid Maxx 2 (2014), Moto X Force and Nexus 6.