The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update was expected to be available for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in this month. However, fresh details suggest that the update has been pushed to the first quarter of 2016.
According to Phone Arena that cites a Vietnamese site as its source, the Galaxy Note series handsets like Note 5, Note 4, Note Duos and Note Edge will be getting the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. It is interesting to note that Galaxy Note 4 users in Hungary have already received the Android 6.0 update. The worldwide release of the Android M update for Note 4 users is likely to start in Q1 2016.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Duos and Galaxy S6 flagships from this year will be getting the Android 6.0 update in the first quarter of 2016. The Galaxy S5 and its variants like Galaxy S5 LTE-A and S5 Neo will be updated to Android M in Q1 next year.
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is expected to receive Android M update in Q2 2016. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 and Tab S2 8.0 will be also receiving Android M update in second quarter of 2015.
The Vietnamese source has added that the above mentioned timeframe are only estimates and the release schedule can change any time. Also, once the Android 6.0 release approaches, Samsung may add more devices to the list.
Since the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update that comes with 200+ new emojis was made available for Nexus devices recently, the Galaxy Note 5 is likely to receive the same build. Fresh information suggest that the South Korean company is testing Android 6.0.1 update for SM-G920F model, the international variant of Galaxy S6. The update is expected to first arrive for unlocked Galaxy S6 users in Poland, G for Games reported.