Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Release Guide: Samsung, HTC, Sony, Moto And OnePlus

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Release Guide: Samsung, HTC, Sony, Moto And OnePlus
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released a few months back but OEMs are still working their way to bring it to their respective devices. Fortunately, several reports and company confirmations provide a clearer look on which devices will get the update.


The following Samsung devices have been confirmed to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update:

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha
  • Samsung Galaxy A8
  • Samsung Galaxy A7

According to GSM Arena, this is the official list yet for 2016, but some will not receive the update for several months, so users are advised to check with their OEMs and carriers.

As for HTC, the company already revealed the following devices will receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update:

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  • HTC One M9+
  • HTC One E9+
  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One E9
  • HTC One ME
  • HTC One E8
  • HTC One M8 Eye
  • HTC Butterfly 3
  • HTC Desire 826
  • HTC Desire 820
  • HTC Desire 816

The company confirmed the rollout to UK HTC One M9 variants with HTC One M9 in tow.

Sony has also confirmed the release of the Android 6.0 to the following devices:

  • Xperia Z5
  • Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Xperia Z4 Tablet
  • Xperia Z3+
  • Xperia Z3
  • Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Xperia Z2
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Xperia M5
  • Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Xperia M4 Aqua
  • Xperia C4

The company has also asked beta testers to join in thus rollout should just be around the corner.

Motorola, on the other hand, will offer the update to the following devices:

  • Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (3rd gen)
  • Motorola Moto X Style (3rd gen)
  • Motorola Moto X Play
  • Motorola Moto X Force
  • Motorola Moto G (3rd gen)
  • Motorola Moto G Turbo
  • Motorola Moto E (3rd gen)
  • Motorola DROID Turbo 2
  • Motorola Moto MAXX 2
  • Motorola Moto X Pure edition (2nd gen)
  • Motorola DROID Turbo
  • Motorola Moto MAXX
  • Motorola Moto Turbo
  • Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) and Moto G 4G (2nd gen)

Motorola’s official page provides more details on the availability and access to the update.

OnePlus also confirmed the Android 6.0 Marshmallow to reach the following devices:

  • OnePlus 1
  • OnePlus Two
  • OnePlus X

As with all other rollouts, it is important for users to check with their networks about final build version and schedule.

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