Samsung has scheduled Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for it devices which is likely to begin in December.
The leaked update schedule shows how Samsung plans to proceed with the update of Android Marshmallow for its Android devices. The schedule that begins in few weeks will install the latest Android 6.0 operating system to mobile devices of Samsung.
Samsung will update its devices to Android Marshmallow in two phases according to the document obtained by Times News UK. The first phase will involve updating of recently launched Samsung models Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ by December 2015. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will likely be updated in January 2016 while Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge will see Android M by February 2016. The approval for two other models Galaxy S5 and Alpha in first phase is still pending.
The second phase of Android Marshmallow update includes at least 6 devices that are Galaxy A8, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A5, Galaxy E7 and Galaxy E5. The software approval for these devices is still pending for these devices and it is likely they will have to wait till March next year to get the new Android M. The devices that are running on Android 5.1 Lollipop and unlocked or international versions are eligible for the update.There is also possibility of a third phase that might bring new Android M to Note 4 Duos, Galaxy S6 Duos and Galaxy Tab A according to Tech Times.
Android Marshmallow was released in August this year and Google Nexus devices were the first to get it. It has whole new features that include Doze, App Standby, Google Now on Tap, Android Pay, App Permissions and native support for fingerprint scanner according to AndroidPIT. Android M has shown its worth with better performance and security as well as extended battery life.