OEMs like Samsung and LG have been working on delivering the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to a range of its devices. According to reports, two of their tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and LG G Pad X 10.1, are now in line to receive the update.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Android 6.0 Update
Samsung has started working on the release of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0. So far, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has been released in Australia. It requires 1.1GB in size so users may need to free up their device’s memory.
According to SamMobile, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update will offer Samsung’s tablet the following:
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Exercise greater control over app permissions
- Purchase easily and securely with Fingerprint support
- Experience enhanced battery-life through Doze
- Redesigned App Drawer
The update should be available via OTA. Users need to wait for the prompt. If there is none, simply check ettings > About Device > Software Update > Update Now.
G Pad X 10.1 Android 6.0 Update
LG’s G Pad X 10.1 Tablet is also in line to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. According to Android Headlines, AT&T has started rolling out the Marshmallow update to the said tablet. Users should expect the software version on the G Pad X 10.1 to V93020f. Furthermore, the build number will improve to MRA58K. AT&T’s changelog also reveals that a number of apps have been removed while several others were added to the mix.
For instance, the Keeper and Kindle apps have been taken out from the tablet, although myAT&T can now preloaded. Likewise, the official changelog has also revealed that Setup & Transfer has replaced the Ready2Go. VPL can also now be added to the AT&T Mail and AT&T Message apps.