Samsung has finally released the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for users of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in South Korea after successfully running the Marshmallow update beta program. Fresh information suggests that the South Korean tech giant has begun Android 6.0 beta update for Galaxy Note 5 owners in the U.S.
According to Sam Mobile, Samsung had started the Android 6.0 beta program for Galaxy S6 and S6 users in South Korea and the U.K. Those users, who registered for it, were able to run the beta edition of Android 6.0 on their smartphones. Now, AT&T Galaxy Note 5 owners are able to test the Android 6.0 beta program.
The publication has reported that only 200 AT&T subscribers are able to register for Android 6.0 beta program for Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A). Those users who have been given chance to try the beta program have received an email on how to install the beta version of Android 6.0.
Owners of AT&T Galaxy Note 5 that have updated to their devices to Android 6.0 beta have said to receive build number MMB29K.N920AUCU2BPB1. The size of the update is 1355.94 MB and users, who have installed it, have also received the security patch for this month. After installing the Android 6.0 beta, the UI appears to be same as it looks on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge running on Android 6.0 beta.
According to a recently leaked document from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphones are slated to receive Android 6.0 update in this month. The older smartphones such as the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy S5 are slated to receive the update starting in March.
Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones on Feb. 21. Both the flagships will arrive preinstalled with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.