Samsung Galaxy S6, the flagship smartphone of this year, is likely to receive the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update soon. A recent GeekBench database of a Galaxy S6 smartphone has revealed that Samsung is testing the newest Android 6.0.1 build for Galaxy S6.
The most recent Android Marshmallow update schedule for Samsung Galaxy smartphones indicate that all the flagships of this year such as Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ will receive Marshmallow update in the first quarter of 2016. Since fresh reports are suggesting that Android 6.0.1 update is under testing for Galaxy S6 at present, it may be made available to the users in January, G for Games reported.
The international edition of the Samsung Galaxy S6 with model number SM-G920F is the variant that is under testing for Android 6.0.1 update. Once the build is ready for the end user, the international Galaxy S6 variant will be one of the first smartphones to get updated to Android M officially.
It is interesting to note that in the previous week, leaked screenshots of Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on Galaxy S6 had surfaced. It revealed that the Android build was overlaid with a fresh edition of TouchWiz UI with flattened appeal.
The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newest Android version and a minor upgrade over Android 6.0. It has been already made available for Nexus line at the start of this month. It carries 200+ new emojis as well as includes the previously axed feature of “Do Not Disturb until.”
If the Galaxy S6 gets updated to Android 6.0.1, it is likely other Samsung flagships of 2016 will also be treated with the same build. Speculations are suggesting that the first country to receive the update will be Poland. Most OEMs like LG have released latest Android builds to Poland before making it available to worldwide regions.