Android 6.0 Marshmallow continues to roll out on several devices including the HTC One M8 and Moto G Turbo Edition. As with other rollouts before, people may have early or delayed access to the program depending on the region and network.
The official Twitter account of UTC UK recently announced the release of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to carrier variants of HTC One M8. The device is on its second year anniversary, and many are already aware that the Marshmallow update will be the last major upgrade. The company is reportedly contemplating whether the device should still get the Android 6.0.1 update.
We’ve begun rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the One M8. It’ll be coming the One M9 soon, too!
— HTC UK (@HTC_UK) January 19, 2016
People who will be upgrading to Marshmallow can expect the update to come with Sense 7.0. The software initially came with the HTC One M9 during its launch. Other features included in the update are Doze, Now on Tap and new app permission model. The HTC One M9 in the UK still has not received the update. HTC’s Mo Versi did confirm before that the HTC One M9 will be receiving the update and other regions are already in line for it.
As for the Motorola G Turbo Edition, GSM Arena reports that the software update weighs around 445MB. India first received the update with the firmware version of 24.11.22. Apart from the features already known of the Marshmallow software, the Moto G update also comes with Google’s December security patch.
The company has not provided further details on the release of the software for other regions. As with other Android rollouts, some regions may see delayed releases because of OEM and carrier configurations. It is best for users to check with their respective networks for more details on the schedule and release.
HTC One M8 carrier variants in the U.S. are expected to receive the software by the end of the month. Carriers include T-Mobile and Sprint. AT&T and Verizon should roll out the update in the next few weeks.