Recently, a purported internal document from Samsung had revealed the schedule of the company for releasing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its Galaxy smartphones. However, fresh update has surfaced that indicates that Samsung has altered has slightly altered its planning for releasing Android 6.0 update for its phones.
According to the previously leaked document by Times News, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ flagships were slated to receive Android 6.0 upgrade in the next month. However, a newer internal document from the South Korean company reveals that the Galaxy S6 Edge+ will not be receiving the Android 6.0 update in December but rather its arrival has been pushed to January 2016, Phone Arena reported.
It means that three handsets namely, Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge and S6 Edge+ will be receiving the Android M build. Samsung is said to be testing the software update for these handsets. The Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are poised to receive Android M update in February 2016.
The Android 6.0 update has been approved for Galaxy S5 and it is likely to receive the update by April next year. In March, the Android 6.0 update will be made available for the Galaxy A8 handset. The Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A3, Galaxy E7, Galaxy E5, Galaxy J7, Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J2 smartphones are waiting for the approval to get updated to Android M.
The update has been cancelled for Galaxy J1 and for Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4, the upgrade is not approved. The newly leaked document has also revealed the names of the Samsung tablets that will be upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
The 9.7-inch and 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 models, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4, the Galaxy Tab A 8 and 9.7 variants are also in queue to get approval for the update. The firmware update has been approved for Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and it is scheduled to receive it by April 2016.